Ready, willing and able?: can the UK labour force meet demand after Brexit?

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Recruitment and Employment Confederation


This report explores the roles that EU workers in low-skill roles play in the UK and the potential impact in the years immediately following Brexit if there is a shortage of low-skill labour in the UK. Its main focus is on three sectors of the economy that employ a high proportion of EU workers in low-skill roles: warehousing, agriculture/horticulture and food production, and hospitality. The report looks at the experiences of EU workers working in low-skill roles in the UK, recruiters' and employers' concerns, and the experience of British workers in low-skill roles in industries with a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Skills and knowledge; Employment; Migration

Keywords: Political aspects; Labour supply; Labour demand; Recruitment; Skill needs; Skill shortage; Low skilled worker; Immigration; European Union

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Recruitment and Employment Confederation, 2017

Physical description: 68 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 130.538

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