Staff shortages spreading to all corners of UK business, survey finds

Posted by on October 3, 2021 7:01 pm
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Brexit, global supply chain issues and the ‘long tail of Covid-19’ creates ‘perfect storm for UK firms’

Staff shortages are rippling out from the haulage, farming and hospitality sectors to almost all parts of the economy, putting “severe pressure” on medium-sized business across the UK, a new survey has warned.

More than a quarter of the 500 firms polled said the lack of staff was putting pressure on their ability to operate at normal levels, with reduced stock – due to the resulting supply chain disruption – hurting their business.

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