Sunday February 23, 2020

Brexit: Barista visas, London seeks to keep EU agencies and unscrambling the omelette

The best of Brexit-related developments beyond the main headlines

20th April, 2017
May day...Pic: Getty


It’s been a bad week on the visa front for young Irish people keen to work abroad as Australia and the US announced plans to respectively scrap and review programmes that have allowed them to head to Boston or Brisbane in the past.

But there was one piece of good news with a report that the UK is looking at introducing new ‘barista visas’ to ensure coffee shops and...

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