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The world's lack of babies is so severe that labor shortages will last for years, major employment agencies predict

The world’s lack of babies is so severe that labor shortages will last for years, major employment agencies predict

“Demographic changes” can mean many things. The composition of a group of people (median age, ethnic composition, etc.) all fall into this category. But in the context of labor shortages that have gripped the global economy since the start of the pandemic, it coincided with one of Elon Musk’s great worries: the world has no …

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CBI urges Jeremy Hunt to ease immigration rules to ease UK staff shortages

Britain’s leading business lobby group has urged Jeremy Hunt to use this week’s autumn statement to shake up immigration rules to support businesses struggling with chronic staff shortages and a looming recession. The head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said on Thursday urgent action was required from the Chancellor to support the economy, …

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