Immigration salary threshold ‘would kill care sector’

Any minimum salary threshold for workers eligible to apply for a visa introduced as part of the UK’s post Brexit skills-based immigration system “doesn’t make any sense” and would “kill the care sector”, according to a care sector recruiter.

Andrew McGeorge, MD of Carestaff Bureau, made his comments after it became clear this morning that the government has decided to delay announcing its policy on the minimum salary threshold for immigrant workers. 

It had been thought that the government would follow the recommendations of the Migration Advisory Council (MAC), which proposed that under the new...

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