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  • Migration Advisory Committee recommendations: Do the claims stand up?

    Date:
    4 April 2018

    Last month, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) released its interim report on EEA workers in the UK labour market. Karen Kaur, an immigration analyst with Migrate UK, considers the evidence.

  • Solving the skills crisis one apprenticeship at a time

    Date:
    6 March 2018

    Apprenticeships seem a convenient response to skills shortages in a number of UK industries. But as we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, award-winning apprentice Magdalena Dyga says policy-makers and employers need to do more to show the value of this career route if they really want it to gain traction.

  • Counting the cost of the non-EU immigration cap

    Date:
    1 March 2018

    The NHS recently called into question the cap on non-EU migrants coming into the UK, claiming it was blocking access to the medical skills it needs. Immigration law expert Jonathan Beech discusses the pitfalls and disadvantages of this 'one size fits all' limit.

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