Inside Business

Let all refugees work – but we must also ensure they aren’t exploited

There is strong public support for doing more to help, but the labour market isn’t all it might be, writes James Moore

Tuesday 15 March 2022 00:01
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<p>Refugees from Ukraine arrive at the Polish border</p>

Refugees from Ukraine arrive at the Polish border

It’s one thing to let in refugees fleeing the conflict in Ukraine – a move the British public seems a lot keener on doing than their mean-spirited government – but what happens then?

The fact that parts of Britain’s business community have been getting together with the aim of addressing that issue is a welcome sign.

A coalition has been formed under the auspices of entrepreneur Emma Sinclair, which has been looking at helping refugees to find work and accommodation, even with improving things such as language skills.

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