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55.6% Confirm Leaving the EU Will Negatively Impact Workers

HAMPSHIRE 13th June 2016 – A decision to leave the EU could bring the UK jobs market to a standstill, according to new research from the UK’s leading independent job site, CV-Library. The study found that 66.1% of recruiters in the UK believe a possible Brexit will have a negative effect on the UK labour market, with 55.6% believing that it would be particularly harmful to workers.

The research, which surveyed over 2,000 recruitment professionals in the UK, revealed the key areas where recruiters expect there to be significant impacts:

• 60.9% believe job cuts would be inevitable
• Over two thirds (66.3%) agree there will be increased skills shortages
• 57.5% warn that a lack of EU workers will drive up recruitment costs
• ….and pay rises could also be put on hold, according to 40.6% of...

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