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UK recruiters blame Brexit as staff shortage worsens: REC

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LONDON (Reuters) - A shortage of staff for British employers worsened in July, hurt by the departure of European Union workers after last year's Brexit vote, a group representing recruitment agencies said on Tuesday.The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) said the availability of staff overall suffered its biggest fall last month in a year and a half."The parts of the economy most reliant on European workers are under even more pressure as many EU workers return home," REC Chief Executive Kevin Green said. "Employers are not just struggling to hire the brightest and best, but also ...

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 05:07 IST