Mind your migrants
Many City employers, including law firms, have come to rely on a readily available turnover of foreign workers. This was particularly the case during the boom years when a shortage of qualified UK lawyers meant many law firms looked to Antipodeans. Although recruitment might have reduced in certain areas due to the impact of the credit crunch and global slowdown, those in charge of recruitment should nonetheless be aware of the effects of the radical immigration changes being phased in this year.
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