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. Banks and building societies are to carry out immigration checks on 70m current accounts from January in the biggest extension of Theresa May’s plans to create a “hostile environment” for illegal immigrants in Britain, the Guardian has learned. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. A sharp fall in migrant workers coming to Britain as a consequence of Brexit could push up wages and cause a spike in inflation in the short term, according to the governor of the Bank of England. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....4% real-terms cut in the value of pay packets once inflation is taken into account. The Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, has suggested a sharp fall in migrant workers coming to Britain as a consequence of Brexit could push up wages and cause a spike in inflation in the short term. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....A swath of UK industry would find it “near impossible” to recruit non-skilled workers from Europe post-Brexit if proposals recently outlined in a draft government document were enacted, according to the IPPR thinktank. According to the Home Office document, leaked earlier this month, rules that apply to non-EU migrant workers could be extended to their EU counterparts when determining who has access to the UK jobs market. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... It also investigates cases of unlicensed labour in the food sector, which is a criminal offence carrying a prison sentence of up to 10 years. The body is also considering a new licensing system for nail bars, after an investigation by the independent anti-slavery commissioner, Kevin Hyland, found a high risk of trafficked Vietnamese migrants being employed in slavery-like conditions. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Caseload almost doubles at UK antislavery body as remit widens image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 24th of September 2017 03:35:47 PM
.... It also investigates cases of unlicensed labour in the food sector, which is a criminal offence carrying a prison sentence of up to 10 years. The body is also considering a new licensing system for nail bars, after an investigation by the independent anti-slavery commissioner, Kevin Hyland, found a high risk of trafficked Vietnamese migrants being employed in slavery-like conditions. ...
New Brexit rules ‘could lead to unskilled workforce crisis’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of September 2017 07:29:24 PM
....A swath of UK industry would find it “near impossible” to recruit non-skilled workers from Europe post-Brexit if proposals recently outlined in a draft government document were enacted, according to the IPPR thinktank. According to the Home Office document, leaked earlier this month, rules that apply to non-EU migrant workers could be extended to their EU counterparts when determining who has access to the UK jobs market. ...
UK banks to check 70m bank accounts in search for illegal immigrants image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 21st of September 2017 07:00:26 PM
. Banks and building societies are to carry out immigration checks on 70m current accounts from January in the biggest extension of Theresa May’s plans to create a “hostile environment” for illegal immigrants in Britain, the Guardian has learned. ...
Cadbury staff get sweet relief from inflation with new pay deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of September 2017 04:08:44 PM
....4% real-terms cut in the value of pay packets once inflation is taken into account. The Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, has suggested a sharp fall in migrant workers coming to Britain as a consequence of Brexit could push up wages and cause a spike in inflation in the short term. ...
Fall in migration after Brexit could push up inflation, says Carney image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of September 2017 03:36:20 PM
. A sharp fall in migrant workers coming to Britain as a consequence of Brexit could push up wages and cause a spike in inflation in the short term, according to the governor of the Bank of England. ...
Even German carmakers won’t save us from a hard Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of September 2017 03:00:15 PM
....The French president is pushing to liberalise employment laws in France, it’s true, but his aim is to enhance the free movement of labour, not hand EU countries more levers to limit who can be employed and where. There is enough of that going on already without Brussels giving the green light to hysteria about Lithuanians usurping Belgian workers, or Bulgarian migrants stealing jobs in Italy. ...
How photography became the hottest new investment choice image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of September 2017 06:00:04 AM
.... Magnum recently sold a full set of vintage Werner Bischof prints described as a “complete photojournalistic essay” to Hong Kong’s planned new museum of visual culture, M+. They document the influx of Chinese immigrants into the city during the 1950s. ...
Brexit won't solve issues that led to leave vote, says ex-trade minister image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of September 2017 07:24:27 AM
....”. The causes of the public’s discontent were issues such as the digitalisation of clerical jobs, outsourcing of labour, wages being depressed and migrant labour: “All of these things don’t get better with Brexit; in fact, if anything, they get worse. ...
College cleaners defeated outsourcing. They’ve shown it can be done | Aditya Chakrabortty image
.... It’s what McDonald’s strikers were told last week: you’re on to a loser; if you hate it so much, quit – presumably so some other poor sod can be exploited. The cleaners were nearly all migrants and almost none could speak English. ...
Public sector employers 'preparing to hire at fastest pace since 2015' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 11:01:19 PM
.... Official data show a slowing trend for EU workers coming to Britain, which some business leaders have warned could lead to labour shortages. The Guardian revealed the government’s post-Brexit immigration blueprint earlier this month, which would restrict the number of lower skilled migrants coming to work in the UK. ...
To understand the UK's low-pay crisis, Mark Carney needs to get out more | Phillip Inman image
....The Bank’s argument is that full employment, if not already here, is just around the corner. Take a look at London, which is supposedly in the grip of a skills shortage exacerbated by the departure of European migrants heading home. ...
American Apparel founder Dov Charney: ‘Sleeping with people you work with is unavoidable’ image
....“Like with Trump, OK? It disgusted me when they made a big deal about the Billy Bush episode. The man’s a terror because he’s anti-worker, anti-immigrant, a nationalist, hostile to environmental ideology and knows nothing about how to bring manufacturing back. ...
Like fading powers of the past, Britain shows signs of being in terminal decline  | Will Hutton image
....But, surely, the great banks, investment houses and mighty companies can’t be that flawed? Our extravagantly paid managerial class can’t be so incompetent? Instead, we are tempted by the easy option of understanding failure and decline on this scale in terms of individual moral failings for which we are being punished. The benefit cheats in the flats opposite or the migrants allowed to crowd in a safe house, snapping up jobs on zero-hour contracts. ...
Tory EU migration crackdown plans: the key questions answered image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of September 2017 03:00:11 PM
.... We answer the key questions raised by the leak, including the potential consequences for the UK economy. The document, entitled the Border, Immigration and Citizenship System After the UK Leaves the EU, explicitly targets low-skilled EU migrants by limiting them to a maximum residency of two years. ...
The Tory fallacy: that migrants are taking British jobs and driving down wages | Vince Cable image
.... But it isn’t clear where, with record levels of employment, the reserve army of unemployed, unskilled Britons is currently billeted. At the heart of the politics of immigration is the belief, repeated by Theresa May as a fact, that immigrants, especially unskilled immigrants, depress wages. ...
The Guardian view on EU migration: economically and culturally vital | Editorial image
.... The authors of the 82-page proposal work in the department that Mrs May turned into her own personal fiefdom as home secretary and the plans bear all the hallmarks of her thinking during her stint there. The paper, dated August 2017, essentially aims to apply the same bureaucratic “hostile environment” that she worked so hard to create for non-EU migrants, to EU citizens too. ...
Government asks big companies to sign letter backing Brexit strategy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of September 2017 04:24:03 PM
....The letter, first seen by Sky News, was circulated to some FTSE 100 chiefs and others leaders but it was soon leaked by a company furious that Downing Street wanted it to support a plan that would be damaging to the interests of businesses. It is the second embarrassing leak for the government in 24 hours after the Guardian published a confidential Home Office document detailing plans to deter EU immigrants after Brexit, which also prompted angry warnings from business that such an approach would be catastrophic. ...
Bank of England policymaker urges interest rate rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of August 2017 08:05:11 AM
....Saunders said the UK economy was able to withstand the impact of higher credit costs after a steep fall in unemployment that paved the way for an increase in wages and higher prices in shops. In a speech to business leaders in Cardiff, Saunders said he recognised that Brexit uncertainties weighed on consumer and business confidence, but warned that the decreasing number of migrant workers, which was already affecting some industries, would add to the pressure to raise wages. ...
Brexit is a chance for farming reform – but we must get the policy right | Ngaire Woods image
....Of course, UK farmers will face increased hardship from losing the EU market, which accounts for more than half of what they export. Blocking EU migrants from the UK would also hurt farmers, given that many depend on the seasonal workforce. ...
UK to seek Irish border waivers on customs and food safety after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 06:27:16 PM
.... Without matching regulations, the EU could block imports, fearing that the open border was a back door into its consumer market. Similar fears of a back door in the labour market were put to officials when they revealed there would be nothing to stop EU economic migrants travelling through the Republic of Ireland and into the UK under a continuation of the common travel area scheme. ...
Advertise all UK jobs with flexible working to tackle pay gap – report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of August 2017 05:26:47 AM
.... While the differences are smaller than between men and women, there are stark contrasts for certain groups. Male Bangladeshi immigrants had the largest pay gap of 48% compared with white British men, while men with epilepsy earn 40% less than those without the condition. ...
Young graduates reluctant to move for new jobs, says thinktank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of August 2017 11:01:08 PM
....6% were doing non-graduate jobs. It said international migrants accounted for an increasing proportion of UK regional job-to-job moves – up from 8% to 24% over the past two decades – and warned the government it needed to be alive to the impact of Brexit on labour mobility. ...
Why 'economic anxiety' doesn't explain One Nation and the far-right's return | Greg Jericho image
.... But neither does immigration growth – often a key issue for such parties – explain the changes. The report found that most immigrants live in the cities and, while some go to mining areas, those from non-European, non-English speaking countries are much more likely to move to the cities than their European counterparts. ...
Why Trumponomics cannot make America great again image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of August 2017 09:40:46 AM
....Trump could also limit the US’s growth potential by restricting immigration. In addition to barring visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries, the administration is intent on restricting migration for high-skill workers, and is ramping up deportations of undocumented immigrants. ...
How Britain fell out of love with the free market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of August 2017 05:00:34 AM
....”. But Miliband’s judicious, qualified critique of capitalism had to compete for political space with other, more primal forces unleashed or strengthened by the financial crisis: resentment of immigrants and the European Union; resentment of MPs after the expenses scandal, and of elites in general; and above all, Cameron’s appealingly simplistic austerity policies. ...
Do your fellow Brits a favour. Stop going on holiday | Simon Jenkins image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of August 2017 06:00:08 AM
.... In Britain, intercity rail travel will soon be like planes, accessible only with advance booking. As airport slots get ever more crammed, and fatuous security becomes a ruling obsession, plane travel will mimic the Victorian immigrant steerage hulks, with hordes of travellers sitting caged for hours in silent misery. ...
No 10 contradicts Hammond over 'off the shelf' Brexit transition deal image
.... We have published proposals on citizens’ rights. Last week, the home secretary said there will be a registration system for migrants arriving post-March 2019,” the spokesman said. ...
Saving Britain’s food supply: a manifesto to keep food on the table image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of July 2017 08:25:51 PM
.... Industry experts, including Ian Wright of the Food and Drink Federation, estimate we will need somewhere in the region of 500,000 worker permits a year if we are to keep our current food production active. However, there is evidence that increasing suspicion of xenophobia in the UK, encouraged by the toxic rhetoric in support of Brexit, is dissuading migrant workers from coming here. ...
‘I wonder if it’s worth getting up’: life in Corby, the debt capital of Britain image
.... It has been dubbed “Little Scotland” to reflect the Scottish workers who flooded in during the last century for jobs in its now defunct steelworks. More recently, Corby emerged as the fastest-growing borough outside London, its population now swelled by EU migrants and young workers commuting to London. ...
Entrepreneurs on Trump's startup visa block: 'this puts everything on hold' image
....It’s the latest move from an administration that has been criticised for having an anti-immigration stance. In January, Trump signed an “extreme vetting” executive order that banned refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. ...
France nationalises strategic shipyard to thwart Italian ownership image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of July 2017 12:12:15 PM
....Although Macron has sought to liberalise swaths of the economy, he also has been involved in the French state’s tradition of intervention in business: as a former economy minister he forced through a shareholder vote to allow more state control of Renault. The industrial dispute follows a separate diplomatic row between France and Italy over Macron’s attempts to broker a peace deal in Libya, as well as the handling of the numbers of migrants crossing the Mediterranean. ...
UK 'sleepwalking' into food insecurity after Brexit, academics say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 11:01:34 PM
....Davis has said the talks would be “getting into the real substance” of what had to be decided, saying a priority would be the reciprocal rights of EU nationals abroad. The report argues that there has been an almost complete lack of action so far in a host of areas connected to food and farming, including subsidies, migrant farm labour and safety standards. ...
JP Morgan chief blasts US dysfunction: 'It's almost an embarrassment being American' image
....Dimon’s letter was written as Trump began his attempts to dismantle Barack Obama’s legacy of environmental protections. Dimon also worried about the impact of “poorly conceived anti-trade policies” and wrote that it was “alarming” that so many talented immigrants were unable to stay in the US. ...
Berlin’s not perfect, but Samsung is right: it’s more fun than London | Musa Okwonga image
....Yet that should not dissuade Petersen, for Berlin, like all cities, needs people with fresh perspectives and fresh ideas. As Samsung becomes the latest economic migrant to blend into the landscape seeking a fun, affordable lifestyle it cannot find in London, there’s thinking for us to do as well. ...
May says she will help gig economy workers but fails to pledge new laws image
....The Taylor report also said the government should endorse certain electronic payment platforms to encourage the move to a cashless economy. It suggested that use of approved methods could be made a condition of migrant workers’ visas, to prevent them from taking cash payments for jobs. ...
Why a population of, say, 15 million makes sense for Australia image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of July 2017 04:54:13 AM
.... The endless growth coalition responds by demanding the government imports hundreds of thousands of new consumers annually, otherwise known as the migration intake. The growth coalition has no real interest in the cumulative social or environmental downside effects of this growth, nor the actual welfare of the immigrants. ...
In other circumstances, we’d raise rates. But with Brexit looming, how can we? image
.... This means that many of the firms and individuals who have borrowed large sums and are so broke they struggle to pay the interest on their loans would be exposed. Next on the list is the exodus of migrant workers as they return to their home nations across the Channel. ...
One by one, Brexit’s ‘salvations’ are seen to be illusory | Nick Cohen image
.... Labour pretends with true Johnsonian dishonesty it can have its EU cake and eat it. It refuses to support leaving the EU but staying in the single market, because the great anti-racist party wants to bar EU migrants. ...
British strawberries could cost 50% more because of Brexit, MPs told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 05:27:19 PM
....”. A combination of the fall in the pound, uncertainty over the status of EU migrants after the Brexit vote and the improving wages in countries like Poland, meant seasonal labour was becoming harder to recruit, Parish said. ...
Jeremy Corbyn attacks use of zero-hours contracts at Glastonbury image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 02:01:38 PM
....Reports claim hundreds of workers were hired from other EU countries to work as litter pickers – with many finding themselves unexpectedly dismissed after just two days’ work. Asked about the allegations, Corbyn’s spokesman said: “Jeremy and the Labour party have taken a very strong stand against the use of zero-hours contracts, and the exploitation of migrant and other workers, and the spread of all manner of insecure agency working, and we would take that view wherever it happened. ...
Brexit fears trigger exodus of crucial EU health and social care workforce | Hélène Mulholland image
.... And anecdotal evidence suggests that the decline in immigration from public sector workers from the other 27 EU countries is due to uncertainty about the future, combined with a fall in the value of the pound since last June. The loss is already keenly felt by public services blighted by staff shortages and increasingly reliant on EU migrant labour to fill vacancies: in the last three years alone, the number of EU nationals working in the UK’s social care system soared by more than 40%, in response to a parliamentary question earlier this year. ...
Skills shortage costs British businesses £2bn a year, survey finds image
.... More than half, again 53%, said they were using training to bring those new employees’ skills up to the required level. The survey follows a report by consultants Deloitte last week that highlighted the potential pressure on employers if EU migrants choose to leave. ...
Bureaucratic block image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of July 2017 11:13:32 PM
.... . When the body of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach and was photographed by a Turkish agency journalist, the image became an icon of the migrant crisis that had convulsed Europe all summer. ...
South Sudan's million-strong refugee crisis is a test for the World Bank image
.... They are being educated in classes of up to 150, without text books and by teachers who speak a different language. Western countries, including Britain, talk persuasively about how the only real way to reduce the flow of economic migrants out of Africa is to provide them with an incentive to stay where they are. ...
British Weetabix seized by New Zealand customs in breakfast bowl battle with rival image
....”. Wilson said her grocery store sold about seven boxes of Weetabix a day to mostly British immigrants. ...
Brexodus has begun. We EU nationals know staying on is too big a gamble | Joris Luyendijk image
.... And so on. Indeed, once you realise, as an EU citizen, that there is going to be a Brexodus of fellow nationals back to your home country, it makes sense to get ahead of the herd and secure a job before the market is flooded by returning immigrants with your specific set of skills. ...
Brexit could destroy the UK's food and farming industry – or be the making of it | Felicity Lawrence image
.... It lay buried through most of the referendum campaign – but if not skilfully defused, it could go off with devastating consequences for our food system. Consider these little-discussed facts: that food and drink is the UK’s largest remaining manufacturing sector – it’s bigger than the car and aerospace industries combined, and contributes over £28bn a year to the economy; that Europe is its most significant export market; that across the whole chain including farming, food accounts for over 13% of national employment; that 55% of all UK farm income is derived from European subsidies; that since we only produce just over half of what we eat, we depend on European imports for a quarter of our consumption; and that the sector has become so dependent on European migrant workers that without them it could collapse, as British strawberry growers have just warned. ...
UK workers are cheated out of at least £1.5bn a year in holiday pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 03:07:12 PM
....Antonio Amato worked as a chef in the kitchen at the east London restaurant and told us arrears of his wages reached £800. Staff, who are nearly all young migrant workers, said the shortfall followed a pattern. ...
Big business leaders press Theresa May to rethink hard Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 03:48:03 AM
....Meanwhile, British businesses have sounded the alarm over damaging labour shortages after Brexit, with thousands warning that they will be hurt by even a modest move away from the EU’s free movement rules. Almost a quarter of the business community say that restricting entry to Britain to EU migrants with a job offer would have a negative impact on them, rising to 30% of companies in low-wage industries. ...
Naomi Klein: ‘Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’ image
....The part she hopes will most resonate with her audiences is the “Leap” manifesto – “an integrated leap forward on climate action, racial justice, decent jobs”. She has created Leap with her husband, Avi Lewis, a documentary film-maker, in conjunction with various activist groups – “heads of labour federations and unions, directors of major green groups, iconic indigenous and feminist leaders, key organisers and theorists focused on migrant rights, open technology, food justice, housing, faith, and more…” from across Canada and beyond. ...
Yes, house prices are falling: but they probably won’t fall quickly image
.... But a slowdown in London – and outright declines in many boroughs – is evident to any buyer. The capital is both the reception city for migrants, now falling in number, and the exit city for the UK’s financial services industry post-Brexit. ...
Let’s hope a hung parliament can halt the Brexit disaster image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 05:59:15 AM
.... The terrible truth is, however, that much damage will have been done meanwhile. Indeed, one reads and hears almost daily of decisions that are already being taken by firms dependent on the single market to relocate at least part of their operations, and of academic institutions and research organisations experiencing serious recruitment problems, especially of the skilled immigrants who counterbalance this country’s skills deficiencies. ...
Greece approves $8bn Chinese-backed resort project outside Athens image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 06:57:42 PM
....“Τhe readings are better as we had more accurate estimates in the time that has intervened after the flash projections,” said a senior official at Elstat. Greece is pinning its hopes on a resurgence of tourists who had been deterred by the migrant crisis and the camps that sprung up along the coast and on its much-visited islands. ...
'Focus on UK workers first, not migrants' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 11:36:51 PM
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George Soros attacks Hungarian prime minister for building a 'mafia state' image
....But the “biggest threat” in Soros’s view is “the danger of a banking and migration crisis in Italy”. Italy’s government, which could face early elections, is struggling to deal with thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean sea, as well as the unsolved problem of Italian banks weighed down by bad loans. ...
Tory plans mean no one will be left to build homes | Michael Thirkettle image
....But the number of workers leaving the industry each year is much higher, around 60,000 people annually, and not all apprentices complete their training. The incoming government should add skilled construction workers to the shortage occupation list (pdf) and introduce short-term temporary visas, enabling EU migrants to work in trades experiencing shortages, such as bricklaying and plumbing. ...
We will all pay the price for our financial illiteracy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 06:00:20 AM
....Teenagers who live in cities scored more highly than those in rural areas (why?). Immigrants had much lower financial literacy than the native born (and it’s something our consumer champions have noted: immigrants with poor English are at times ruthlessly exploited by companies that know they are less likely to understand – or to complain). ...
Brexit and the coming food crisis: ‘If you can’t feed a country, you haven’t got a country’ image
.... “The candidates we’re getting are older, they have fewer skills, their English is worse. ” Is that just down to Brexit? “The media in the home countries has been reporting attacks on immigrants to the UK,” he says. ...
How real books have trumped ebooks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 07:00:10 AM
.... There were cookbooks – Polpo, Persepolis and the glorious new Great Dixter Cookbook; there were books of maps – The Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Schalansky; The Phantom Atlas by Edward Brooke-Hitching; H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. There were books whose covers relied on typography – Nikesh Shukla’s The Good Immigrant, Open City by Teju Cole, The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach; or those whose high-concept covers burned in the mind – Ben Marcus’s The Flame Alphabet, Stuart Dybek’s The Start of Something and Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad. ...
Brexit's hard Irish border questions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 08:22:16 AM
....The other Brexit-related threat to Northern Irish agriculture is limits on immigration. About 65% of all workers in the industry are migrants, most of those EU nationals. ...
UK firms struggle to find employees – even before Brexit bites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:01:52 AM
....Employers in the UK are struggling to fill vacancies after the sharpest drop for more than a year in the number of available candidates, according to a report that points to more recruitment difficulties ahead once Brexit bites. Even before the potential restrictions on immigrants once the UK leaves the EU, firms are reporting skills shortages across a range of more than 60 roles, including engineers, IT specialists, care workers and accountants. ...
Bristol housing charity tops list of UK’s most-prosecuted landlords image
.... A local councillor branded the property “illegal and unsafe”. Rasul charged 18 tenants – who were mainly migrant workers understood to be mostly employed in West End hotels – an average of £800 a month for the rooms in the Georgian grade II-listed property next door to the Dutch embassy, bringing in more than £14,000 a month. ...
US budget: No cash for Trump's wall in budget deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 06:26:01 AM
....The Trump administration can only spend the money on repairs to existing fencing, infrastructure and technology, according to US media. Nor has the administration succeeded in its plan to eliminate funding for so-called US sanctuary cities, which shelter undocumented immigrants. ...
Pret a Manger tries to woo British workers as Brexit looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 07:01:44 PM
.... However, after a backlash on social media the company relented, with Schlee committing to pay all participants Pret’s hourly starting rate. In recent months a number of UK employers have voiced concerns about their ability to fill jobs in shops, factories and hospitals if EU migrants decide to return home. ...
Costa Coffee owner welcomes plan for 'barista visas' after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 12:20:58 PM
.... Whitbread, which also owns budget hotel chain Premier Inn as well as Brewers Fayre and Beefeater restaurants, hires about 3,000 people every year. The British Hospitality Association has warned that some hotels and restaurants would go bust without the steady stream of migrants, and that it would take businesses a decade to replace EU staff. ...
Can Donald Trump better renegotiate Nafta? Yes, by bringing back TPP image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 08:44:58 AM
....Moreover, trade is not the only area where Mexico could retaliate. It could permit Central American migrants to pass through Mexican territory to the US border, rather than impeding them, as it currently does. ...
EU toughens Brexit stance and demands UK pay liabilities in euros image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 02:37:31 PM
....In a development that will do little for the atmosphere when the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, visits Downing Street next Wednesday , the latest guidelines also highlight concerns about Britain’s treatment of EU nationals living in the UK. There are worries about Britain’s requirement that EU migrants complete an 85-page form to prove they have permanent residency in the UK. ...
It's good to talk image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 09:00:53 AM
.... . But in France it is just 41% - and there can be big differences in some countries in this sense of belonging for children from immigrant families. ...
Trump order to target foreign worker visa programme image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 03:26:13 PM
....Last year, Disney was accused of taking advantage of the H-1B visa scheme to lay off American technology workers, who were forced to train their foreign replacements. The government allows 85,000 immigrants each year through the H-1B visa programme, which is reserved for foreign nationals in "specialty occupations" and is largely used by the technology industry. ...
Sensors, scanners and surveillance: at the expo to outfit Trump's border wall image
....”. CT Defense also felt compelled to attend even though it makes its hulking trucks in Oaxaca, Mexico, home to many migrants who try to dodge border patrol. ...
EU migrants make up 11% of manufacturing workforce - ONS image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:19:18 PM
. EU migrants make up more than one in 10 manufacturing sector workers in the UK, official figures have shown. ...
UK needs immigration to keep service industries going, says ONS image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 10:50:16 AM
....Immigration is particularly important to keep Britain’s health service and its wholesale and retail, public administration and hospitality trades going, with more than 1. 5 million migrants working in these sectors, according to a new official analysis. ...
'Lonely life' in Indonesian village where mothers work abroad image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:04:16 PM
....Millions of Indonesian women have left their families behind to work abroad. The East Lombok district exports the most people and is a migrant worker hotspot. ...

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