12 November 2010
SMEs to Air Grievances with Government over Immigration Cap?
Small businesses in the UK may wish to pursue more grievance complaints against the government in the near future if it goes ahead with its immigration cap plans.
That is if comments made by Chris Gorman, spokesman for the Forum of Private Business (FPB), are anything to go by, as he feels that any limit on the number of skilled workers able to enter Britain may stunt the growth of such organisations in the aftermath of the global economic downturn.
Mr Gorman even believes that some small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may consider moving their operations abroad, but another option could be to try legal action first.
He added that immigration is evidently "quite a sensitive subject" at the moment, but the Conservative-Liberal Democrat alliance must make sure that any cap affects "all businesses fairly and equally".
The expert's comments came after Theresa May, home secretary, announced recently that the government is to reduce net migration from "the hundreds of thousands to the tens of thousands".
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Posted by Richard Saunders