Oldham is a community so rich in multiculturalism, abundant with the diverse skill set that its international residents can bring to the UK economy. Staying attuned to these very assets within local communities are what makes Britain thrive in uncertain times.
Given the plans for immigration reform however, it may be the case that we are seeing the very fabric of our local community under threat. In particular, those from areas where people from less advantaged backgrounds reside may draw the short straw following the onset of Brexit. Suggested by the announcement in leaked documents earlier this month, the ill fated of Brexit negotiations may be those who do not have more affluent jobs and backgrounds.
In relation to the job market and employment as a whole, if the conditions of the job market on which the local people operate is being undermined by changes, how will local businesses respond to such change and what are the implications for businesses as a whole?
How does immigration benefit your business?