Blog: Pay rises for low earners show Brexit is working – The Times

You just can’t get the staff these days. Across the British economy the complaints about labour shortages grow ever louder. In the hospitality and food sectors things are particularly serious, with bosses struggling to recruit the workers they need. Desperate demands for help go to the government even as the Office for National Statistics revealed this week that there are more than one million job vacancies.

Yet another restaurant chain, Wagamama, unveiled interim results and explained the impact the labour shortage is having. Meanwhile, blaming food processing problems, McDonald’s has removed some items from its menu, which limits choice but might help a little in the country’s battle with obesity.

Such is the shortage of drivers that Gist, a logistics firm delivering for supermarkets

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