Podcast: The barriers migrants face when entering the UK workforce
- Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change
Dr Marketa Dolezalova is joined by Ewa Jamroz and Ewa Lelontko from Migration Yorkshire. Following on from the previous episode with Migration Yorkshire, Marketa, Ewa and Ewa talk about the main barriers to migrants entering the UK workforce, as well as examples of good practice from organisations.
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This episode was recorded on Wednesday 10th August 2022. If you would like to get in touch regarding this episode, please contact email@example.com. A transcript of this episode is available.
About the speakers: Dr Marketa Dolezalova is a Research Fellow in Labour Migration at Leeds University Business School. Her research interests revolve around migration, mobility, and the economic strategies of migrants, including mobility as both an economic strategy and as migrants’ social capital.
Ewa Jamroz is a policy, data and development officer at Migration Yorkshire. She is the project lead for the Hong Kong Welcome Programme for BN(O) status holders coming to the UK through a new BN(O) visa route and policy lead for EU nationals (including Roma communities).
Ewa Lelontko is an employer engagement manager at Migration Yorkshire. Her role focuses on the economic integration of refugees and other migrants in Yorkshire & Humber.
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