UK sees biggest rise in foreign workers since COVID-19 pandemic

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By David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) – Britain recorded its biggest rise in foreign workers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the year to June, driven overwhelmingly by workers from outside the European Union, official figures showed on Tuesday. Since January 2021, most EU citizens not already working in Britain must be sponsored by an employer and be paid a salary that does not significantly undercut existing wages, after losing their previous almost-unrestricted right to work. The post-Brexit change puts EU migrants on the same footing as those from the rest of the world, but has dra…

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