UK plans to relax immigration rules to boost economy | Europe | Dr..
The newspaper confirmed that British Prime Minister Liz Truss plans to expand entry quotas for immigrants to the UK to alleviate labor shortages in sectors such as social services, agriculture and transport. times This Sunday (25.09.2022).
The government will announce in the coming weeks the expansion of the list of sectors that can attract employees abroad, which does not define the differences between workers from the European Union and the rest of the world.
The British newspaper said Truss is also evaluating lowering the requirements for prior knowledge of the English language, which, according to some employers, makes recruitment difficult.
Among other professions, the CEO will encourage the arrival of telecom engineers, in order to contribute to his goal of bringing broadband internet to 85% of British homes by 2025.
With the unemployment rate at 3.6%, the Office for National Statistics estimates there are 1.26 million job vacancies in the UK.
The social services sector requires an additional 105,000 employees, 40,000 nursing and 100,000 transfers, while the agricultural sector requires an additional 30,000 visas for seasonal workers.
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