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UK employers want more staff, but fear shortages as Brexit nears - survey

British employers plan to hire more staff even as they remain pessimistic about the economy in the run-up to Brexit, according to a survey published on Wednesday which showed no sign of a weakening of the strong labour market.

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  • August 28, 2019
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But the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) said severe skill shortages remained, especially in the public sector, and the government’s proposed restrictions on European Union workers after Brexit could make them worse.

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