Businesses may be forced to publish foreign worker numbers

Companies could be forced to publish the number of foreign workers that they employ, as part of proposals outlined by Amber Rudd in her Conservative Party conference speech.

Unveiling a new net migration target of “tens of thousands, not the hundreds of thousands”, the home secretary said the Government would look to tighten the test companies have to take before recruiting from abroad.

“The test should ensure people coming here are filling gaps in the labour market, not taking jobs British people could do,” said Rudd.

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