Overseas bricklayers and carpenters could be able to get work visas more easily in the UK after the government updated its shortage occupation list. / The committee did not recommend any hospitality occupations be included, although it said Brexit and the pandemic had "significant effects" on both sectors.
UK visa rules to be relaxed for foreign construction workers in a bid to plug post-Brexit labour shortages 15/03/2023
The government is expected to relax the rules in a bid to plug gaps in the construction industry
Critics described the government’s approach to immigration as “baffling” and blamed the shortages on Brexit.
The new visa system put in place after Brexit is a contributory factor to Premier League clubs spending record sums on transfer fees as they find it more difficult to sign players at a younger age, the league's chief executive Richard Masters said on Thursday.
British expats hit by crackdown on Brexit ‘golden visas’ as property prices soar in Portugal 28/02/2023
A British travel writer hit by rising property prices in Portugal says the government’s recent crackdown is targeting the wrong people.
A project manager’s disdain at chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s speech to Bloomberg's city HQ – ‘the UK will soon probably need to start offering its own nomad visa just to get people to come here,’ probably resonated with many IT contractors.
Britain’s music industry is facing a crisis brought on by the cost of living and Brexit, artists have warned, as they struggle to make ends meet in the wake of the pandemic.
"We have lost thousands of frontline staff... because of Brexit and an immovable visa system" [1 min] 01/02/2023
"We have lost thousands of frontline staff... because of Brexit and an immovable visa system and immigration system from Westminster" / Dr D Macaskill says Brexit has led to “bleeding” staff numbers and greater pressures on healthcare.
MASSIVE airport queues on the continent after the EU brings in new visas for British citizens this year may contribute to a wider sense that "Brexit is not working" a report this week will warn.
‘The project is probably now unsalvageable’, says former PM’s old employer. / The Conservatives have made such a “hash” of Brexit that the project is probably “unsalvageable”, according to Boris Johnson’s favourite newspaper.
The number of people who have decided to give up their UK citizenship has increased since the country decided to leave the EU, data obtained by the Independent has shown.
The maximum stay in most European countries is strictly limited for Britons post-Brexit, with holidaymakers only able to visit for a total of just under three months in any 180-day period. Here’s what to watch out for.
It is easier and cheaper to recruit from Australia and New Zealand, says business owner in the Alps.
New research conducted by the British Chambers of Commerce has found that British businesses are being hampered in their trade with the EU because of the current Brexit deal but it finds that some changes and a few "side deals" could solve some key problems.
"The UK chose Brexit in a referendum, but the government then chose a particularly hard form of Brexit, which maximized the economic cost."
77% of firms, for which the Brexit deal is applicable, say it is not helping them increase sales or grow their business. / More than half (56%) of firms face difficulties adapting to the new rules for trading goods. / Almost half (45%) face difficulties adapting to the new rules for trading services, and a similar number (44%) report difficulties obtaining visas for staff.
More than half of UK businesses who trade overseas are finding it difficult to trade goods with the EU post-Brexit, according to a new survey.
Warm weather, fast internet and a specially designed visa are just some of the incentives Spanish authorities are hoping will attract Britons to return after being blocked by Brexit restrictions.
Commonwealth countries may have hoped that the British government’s promise to focus on the rest of the world after leaving the European Union would make it easier for members of the 54-member organization to live and work in the UK. But that hasn’t happened.
Fishing leaders from the north-east coast to Orkney and the Western Isles have joined calls to plead with the UK Government for a re-think of Brexit immigration rules.
A NORTH-east MSP has claimed businesses and households in the region are suffering due to the effects of Brexit.
British people heading to European Union countries from next year will have to apply for a European Travel Information and Authorisation System visa four days before travel.
British firms are yet to see any upside from Brexit, according to one of the UK’s top executives, who urged Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to improve the trade agreement with the European Union to boost growth.
Tom Kerridge says there isn’t a ‘single positive’ about Brexit’s impact on the hospitality industry 03/11/2022
"Overseas workers visas is something we need to be looking at. There's over 200,000 vacancies within hospitality up and down the country."
Music insiders warns of ‘en masse unemployment’ unless Brexit-related travel restrictions are urgently addressed 03/11/2022
Recent industry representations to the House of Lords have warned that touring Europe has become unfeasible for UK musicians.