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Brexit: What the world is saying

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White paper for BPS World: A comprehensive review of the international community’s talent market following Brexit.


The momentous vote by the people of the UK to leave the European Union will have important implications for talent management strategies – from heightened competition for talent across the EU to an unexpected boom in English-speaking markets outside Europe.

But uncertainty reigns … Britain is a leading player in the global talent market and the recruitment sector needs to retain that influential position. Its work is crucial to the UK’s competitiveness and changes lives for the better in a host of ways. In order to retain its influence, the sector needs to identify what it wants the British government to prioritise in negotiations with the EU about the terms of “Brexit” …