Foreign bricklayers ‘on £1,000-a-week amid skill gap

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30390005   Building companies in London have hired Portuguese bricklayers on £1,000-a-week wages because of a shortage of skilled Britons, a recruitment firm has said. The finding was revealed by Manpower, whose research is said to have confirmed industry fears of a lack of suitably-trained workers. Manpower managing director Mark Cahill said he was told

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