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Brexit and Covid melt UK workforce


Since the end of 2019, the number of positions to be filled has jumped from 40% to 50% depending on the profession.

British employers are living through troubled times.

To the upheavals caused by Covid-19 are added the first effects of Brexit.

An explosive simultaneity: many sectors are severely short of manpower.

The number of jobs available online has increased by more than 40% since the last quarter of 2019 in five of the twelve regions of the country, revealed a study carried out by the company Adzuna.

Of the 27 job categories offered online, six are up by more than 50%: industry, construction, transport / logistics, maintenance, human resources and home help.

Without taking into account the absences already noticed in the services, in particular the hotel and catering industry.

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For the audit firm KPMG and the Confederation of Recruitment and Employment, the situation is serious: in June, the number of available workers plunged faster than ever since 1997. Earlier this month, the British Chamber of Commerce

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Source: lefigaro

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