Plunging pound and threats put EU farm workers off the UK



For the last 18 years, Jerzy Kwapniewski has left his home in Poland to spend the summer months picking apples and hops on a farm in central England. He plans to look for work in Germany next year.
The 50-year-old seasonal worker is one of many east Europeans who, shaken by the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the EU, have either left the country early or indicated a reluctance to return next year.
They are being driven away by a sharp fall in the pound that has eroded the value of their wages back home and concern for their safety as the anti-immigration rhetoric which fuelled the vote... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Business, Views: 39
Source: Reuters
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