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Ease Tier 2 immigration rules to combat chef shortage, says recruiter
Craig Allen, the director of hospitality recruitment company The Change Group, said a shortage of chefs in the UK could be eased temporarily by relaxing the country's tier 2 immigration rules.
Mr Allen said: "Britain's immigration laws are preventing a 'freer movement of chef talent' around the globe." He feels it should be easier for employers with a Tier 2 sponsorship licence to obtain Tier 2 visas.
According to research conducted by The Change Group, just one-third of applicants applying for leading chef vacancies...
UK Immigration skills charge to be introduced by government
The UK government says that they are concerned about skilled worker shortages in the UK. However Government policy is making the situation worse by making it more and more difficult to employ highly skilled nationals from outside the EU.
Also, new charges for businesses are unlikely to improve the situation. In the 8 July 2015 budget announcement, UK chancellor George Osborne, spoke of an 'apprenticeship levy.'
This was quickly followed by an announcement from Immigration Minister, James Brokenshire that there will be an 'immigration skills charge.'