Migrant workers on a farm© Tim Scrivener
British farmers are reporting difficulties recruiting overseas workers because the fall in sterling’s value has made the UK a less attractive place to work. The situation is exacerbating a labour shortage on UK farms which are already finding it hard to recruit workers, including British employees. Worcestershire grower and NFU horticulture chairman Alison Capper said many migrant workers were staying away following the UK decision to leave the EU. See also: How a post-Brexit staff shortage could affect horticulture “Migrant workers […]
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