The 'IT skills gap' - a genuine problem or just scaremongering?

Sooraj Shah
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Is UK plc scaremongering the government into relaxing visa restrictions?

When Prime Minister David Cameron pushed for international technology experts to be given fast-tracked visas to enable them to work in the UK, he said that the 'Exceptional Talent' route would help...

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