Theresa May has effectively started election campaign with vote due on June 8.

Refused to say whether key Cameron policies will still feature in Tory manifesto.

MPs will formally approve holding a general election in a vote after PMQs later.

Due to these factors the mpact of Brexit on candidate availability was raised again this week in a new survey from REC which found that the number of temporary and permanent job seekers are falling. Numerous warnings about skills shortages have been issued across a variety of sectors.

Last month the Institute for Public Policy Research suggested that industries which rely on low skilled staff will be the hardest hit by a reduced post Brexit labour pool, including healthcare, hospitality, agriculture, construction and food manufacturing.

Indeed recently offered more detailed insight:-

44% of UK jobs created since 2008 have been taken by EU migrant workers.
The total number of EU workers in the UK has nearly tripled since 1997.
Since 1997, roughly one in three jobs new jobs created have been filled by EU workers and around the same from other countries outside the EU. 36% of new jobs since that time have been filled by UK workers.
Indeed names the following sectors as most reliant on EU workers:-

Accommodation and food services
Manufacturing
Administrative & support services
Transport & storage
Construction
Figures suggest that between 8.2% and 14.2% of employees in these sectors are EU nationals.

Notably, healthcare doesn’t feature in the top five sectors listed by Indeed. Here, we look at three of the most prominent in recent recruitment headlines:-