A scheme aimed at providing more than 17,000 new fully trained construction workers by March 2020 was launched today by the government.
There has been a "reversal" in the number of migrants in workplaces as both EU and non-EU workers lose interest in coming to the UK to work.
The Government will struggle to recruit enough staff and put in place appropriate infrastructure and systems to police the UK's borders with the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to a report by the National Audit Office.
Eight out of 10 businesses feel the lack of clarity emerging from the Brexit talks is having a negative impact on investment decisions, according to a survey by the CBI.
Our analysis of pay awards in the chemicals, pharmaceuticals and oil sector over the past year finds them among some of the highest across the economy.
Pay settlements in the construction sector have remained stable over the past year, although some of the industry-wide deals have resulted in more generous awards.
Wage rises in the hotels, catering and leisure sector have kept up with those across the economy as a whole, with many employees gaining from increases to the national minimum wage rates.
Pay awards in the information and communication sector have risen over the past year, with pay awards based on performance giving rise to particularly healthy increases.
Pay awards in the professional and business services sector have not kept pace with those in other sectors of the economy, our analysis of pay settlements over the past year finds.
The utilities sector regains its place as the sector making the highest pay awards over the past year.
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