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FT: First month of immigration cap sees "dramatically undersubscribed" visa numbers

Date of Publication: 
6 April 2011
Summary: 

The Financial Times reports that the first month's allocation of visas for non-EU workers has been "dramatically undersubscribed".

FT: First month of immigration cap sees "dramatically undersubscribed" visa numbers

06 May 2011
EIN

The Financial Times (FT) reports that April's allocation of visas for non-European Union workers has been "dramatically undersubscribed".

According to the FT, just 1,028 certificates were granted for overseas workers out of a possible allocation of 4,200.

The unused certificates will be carried forward but the FT says that the low number of visas is "a sign of the confusion among businesses over the government's new immigration system."

Read the full article at http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/66943ad2-7735-11e0-aed6-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1LaS5vVWd

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