While Theresa May was yesterday making her statement to the House of Commons chamber on the Brexit withdrawal agreement, health sector representatives were hearing a message of sobering potency in a neighbouring side room.
MPs have urged the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to ensure it has the skills needed for diplomacy after Brexit, by hiring and retaining the "best" staff and ensuring pay is competitive with other government departments.
With all the political chaos surrounding the proposed Brexit deal, it's hardly surprising that organisations feel confused about how to build their workforce strategies from 2019 onwards.
The draft Brexit agreement - delivered last night by prime minister Theresa May - has confirmed that EU nationals can continue to live and work in the UK after the 29 March 2019.
Employers will be expected to check EU nationals' right to work in the UK post-Brexit, the immigration minister has told MPs, though there will be a period where it will be "impossible" for employers to differentiate between somebody who has applied for settled status and somebody who has recently arrived in the UK.
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.
Theresa May has suggested that the transition period after Brexit could be extended by "a matter of months".
The chair of the Migration Advisory Committee has said that UK farmers should no longer get "privileged" access to low-skilled and low-paid workers from the EU after Brexit.
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