The chancellor should tackle low care sector pay in the Budget

By Michael Burton | 05 February 2020
  • Michael Burton

One of the criticisms of the EU’s freedom of movement policy is that high levels of immigration into the UK meant employers abandoned investment in training and technology and opted instead for cheap labour from Europe, thereby also lowering productivity

Pro-Brexit ministers argue that now we are no longer in the EU, employers should factor decent training into their labour costs, and offer wages that reflect the UK’s cost of living, not that of Romania.

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