Immigration White Paper visa ‘too short’ to be attractive

The recruitment industry has on the whole reacted negatively to the proposals laid out in the government’s immigration White Paper.

Recruiters have described a scheme designed to meet the fears of employers that they will be unable to fill hundreds of thousands of low skilled vacancies currently filled by EU nationals after the UK leaves the EU “as better than nothing”, while another told Recruiter that the duration of the visa was too short to make it attractive. 

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