UK business will be capable to usher in high-skilled staff post-Brexit – PM May

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at European Commission headquarters to debate draft agreements on Brexit, in Brussels, Belgium November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Britain’s post-Brexit immigration system will allow companies to usher in high-skilled staff from the remainder of the world, however corporations also needs to do extra to coach up younger British individuals, Prime Minister Theresa May mentioned.

Immigration was a serious problem within the 2016 vote to depart the European Union and May has promised to finish the free motion of EU residents to dwell in Britain.

The government is because of publish a coverage paper quickly setting out how the brand new immigration system will work, and plenty of companies are apprehensive about their capacity to rent employees with the appropriate abilities post-Brexit.

“We are talking to business about their needs … What I hope to see and what I’m sure we will be seeing is opportunities for young people in the UK, opportunities for training and skilling young people in the UK,” May instructed reporters on the G20 summit in Argentina.

“We recognise that there are businesses who want to bring people in from the rest of the world, particularly in highly skilled areas and our immigration system will reflect that.”

In September, a government-commissioned report advisable Britain mustn’t give preferential treatment to EU staff in its post-Brexit immigration system however ought to prioritise the higher-skilled.

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan; modifying by David Stamp

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