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LCCI Quarterly Economic Survey, Q2 2016 – Immigration

Survey of London businesses on behalf of the LCCI on immigration

  • Less than a quarter (21%) of London business decision makers say that their business would be able to afford the new charge which comes into effect next April as part of the Immigration Act 2016.
  • Only 36% of London business decision makers say they will be encouraged to train or hire British workers instead of hiring non-EEA nationals.
  • Meanwhile, a third (33%) say they will need to cut costs elsewhere in order to pay the charge and employ workers on Tier 2 visas.

Date Published: 15/08/2016

Categories: Business | Economy | Professionals | Social | UK

Client: London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)


ComRes surveyed 508 London business decision makers online between 16th May and 6th June 2016. Data were weighted to be representative of all London businesses by company size and broad industry sector.

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