New global talent visa won’t help most UK businesses, say critics

The UK government has been accused of failing to grasp that the country will need a variety of types of talent to thrive in a post-Brexit world.

This follows today’s announcement that the government is to introduce a ‘global talent visa’.

The BBC reports the fast-track UK visa for scientists, mathematicians and researchers will be open from 20 February to those who work in a qualifying field and has been endorsed by a recognised UK body.

The new visa will be managed by the UK Research and Innovation...

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