“It will be a car crash!” Stephen Drew’s thoughts on “UK employers race for staff visas ahead of new immigration rules” in the Financial Times

Recently Stephen Drew was asked by the Financial Times his views on the the upcoming changes to the Skilled Worker VISA in April 2024:

“It will be a car crash,” said Stephen Drew, a recruiter and founder of job website Architecture Social. An architectural assistant who had studied for five years, but was not yet qualified, could earn about £30,000 in London — above the current going rate for a visa, but well below the likely new level.

Even experienced architects often come to the UK on low salaries initially while gaining local accreditation, Drew said.

You can find and read the full article here: https://www.ft.com/content/3a122051-91af-42cc-a480-8b76535278d9