Employers’ responses to Brexit: The perspective of employers in low skilled sectors

11 August 2016

Employers in the low skilled sectors of food and drink, hospitality and construction were interviewed in the three weeks following the referendum.

This research found them unprepared for the Leave result, somewhat regretful that they had not been more active in the lead up to the vote, concerned for the wellbeing of their migrant employees and worried about their future ability to recruit the labour they need.

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The views expressed in this research paper are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

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