Residential homes under construction sit next to completed homes in this aerial photograph taken over Ashford, UK on July 22, 2015. Photo: Bloomberg

UK builders envision skills shortage when foreign labour takes a hike after Brexit

  • UK construction companies worry immigration clampdown after Brexit will crimp access to skilled labour, as almost half of builders are non-UK nationals
  • The sector will need to recruit and train 31,600 workers every year for the next three years just to keep up with demand, industry body says
Topic |   UK economy

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Residential homes under construction sit next to completed homes in this aerial photograph taken over Ashford, UK on July 22, 2015. Photo: Bloomberg
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