Trade Union ,Unite, the union that protects the rights, equality and diversity of workers in the workplace, urges the British government not to issue temporary visas to European truck drivers to make up for the chronic shortage of heavy vehicle drivers
Figures from a survey carried out by the job website Indeed has shown the struggle to recruit staff since Brexit. The survey found that the number of EU citizens looking to work in Britain has dropped by more than a third since Brexit. The report shows a sharp decline in interest among EU jobseekers which was not replicated in other countries. Meaning that the tougher post Brexit immigration rules are having more of an impact than the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to lobby group, Logistics UK, a third of UK logistics companies will face truck driver shortages in 2021. With an expected tenth of companies finding that this shortage in drivers will pose a significant barrier to the recovery of their business from the pandemic.
Brexit dispute over fishing rights in Jerseys water is ‘resolved’ for now, Prime Minister Johnson says
On Thursday morning, more than 50 French fishing boats gathered near the port of Jerseys capital of St Helier to protest post-Brexit fishing rights. In response to this the UK sent two Royal Navy patrol ships to Jersey, a British Crown Dependency, as a “precautionary measure”. Tension then escalated as France deployed two of their maritime patrol boats to the waters.
UK Financial Services Firms continue to relocate jobs to Europe
UK firms are considering relocating to the EU
There will be an array of consequences, some of them beneficial others not so good. The most severe effects will be felt by the underdog in first instance, from travel, through education to taxes. Below is a summary of what we know so far.
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When G7 Foreign and Development Ministers meet in London this week they will discuss investing $15 billion in developing countries in the next two years. This development fund will help women access jobs and build resilient businesses to combat the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19.
Kate Winslet has revealed she headed straight to her job at a delicatessen in her home town Reading after she finished filming her first movie.