"We’ve observed a drop-off in plans to launch new products and services as firms batten down the hatches."
"Staffing firms and employers are left with the challenges of reassuring and supporting existing European workers and encouraging EU candidates to come to the UK at this uncertain time.”
“Our data shows foreign workers seem undeterred by the political uncertainty in the UK."
“Confidence in business performance and in the wider economy is stuck in firmly negative territory."
“We are seeing an unprecedented demand and there are more opportunities than there are workers."
"It might be a good time for companies to engage with their employees."
Some larger companies retain the services of a specialist immigration lawyer for their EU national workers, to be used free of charge.
“Without the ability to access international talent, many of our world-class sectors are at significant risk."
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"It will be important that companies make decisions to continue to invest in their employees and talent strategies during this critical time."
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