Blog: March 2019

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Dr Marta Paczos

Posted: 15 March, 2019 - 14:58

Earlier this week, in the midst of the unfolding political crisis over Brexit, I was invited to discuss evidence on the impact on service trade at a session of the House of Commons International Trade Committee, alongside other researchers and academics, trade policy experts and a number of business representatives. 

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Dr Heather Rolfe

Posted: 8 March, 2019 - 17:02

The hospitality sector is one of the highest employers of EU migrants with the most recent Employer Skills survey finding a third of hotels and restaurants employ at least one person from the EU and they represent 19% of the workforce. So it is no surprise to find that hotels, restaurants, coffee shops and bars are among the businesses most affected by any reduction of migration ushered in by Brexit.