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U.K. Skills Gap Becoming ‘Chasm’ as Immigration Debate Heats Up

  • Businesses struggling to recruit tech specialists: Hays report
  • Lawmakers must reconcile gap with anti-immigration sentiment

The shortage of skilled workers in the U.K. has widened for the fifth year in a row, adding fuel to a hot-button issue as Britain’s Brexit vote pressures the government to cut immigration.

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