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Tradespeople shortage

A shortage of skilled trade workers has developed as European Union migrants leave the UK and demand for home improvements rises, the founder of Homeserve has said.
Chief executive Richard Harpin said the shortages were "pretty bad" across the country, not just in construction but in other trades too.
He wants the government to put more trades on its jobs shortage list.
The Home Office has been asked for comment.
Mr Harpin, whose company also operates Checkatrade, told BBC Radio Four's Today programme he believed shortages were being caused by "mainly EU migrant workers going home".
He said it was "really important that we find a way to get them back" in order to cope with the "massive demand" for work.
"Our research in Checkatrade says 80% of homeowners are going to improve their home this but we can only do that if we have sufficient trades to do those home improvements," he said.
"We are all living and working in our homes more, we want more doing, so I think this is an ongoing phenomenon."

Tradespeople shortages develop as EU workers leave - BBC News
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