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More than 300,000 Poles to move to UK

More than 300,000 Poles to move to UK
A survey carried out in Poland has learnt that 1.2 million people from the Eastern European country want to emigrate in the next year, with Germany and the UK being the first and second most popular choice of destination respectively. Poland’s Employment Service, which carried out the survey, described the number of Poles planning to...

Greater number of Israelis seeking emigration to Europe

Greater number of Israelis seeking emigration to Europe
The number of Israelis thinking about emigrating is on the rise due to the frequent Palestinian wars, insecurity and bad economic conditions.\\r\\nIsraeli publication The Marker recently published an article revealing that around 150,000 Israelis hold a European passport. \\r\\nBack in December 2012, daily publication Haaretz revealed that 37...

Skilled worker shortages in Germany give migration opportunities

Skilled worker shortages in Germany give migration opportunities
A report by the German Federal Employment Agency has identified 19 job sectors suffering shortages due to a lack of skilled local applicants. The report states that the healthcare and tech sectors are the worst affected by local skills shortages, and adds that vacancies are taking an unacceptably long time to fill. Jobs available span a...

OECD ranks Germany number two in migrant destination list

OECD ranks Germany number two in migrant destination list
According to a recent survey of the year 2012, Germany is now the world’s second-most popular permanent migrant destination, overtaking Canada and the UK after jumping from 12th place in 2009. Although the USA still heads the list, it’s believed that Germany’s sudden rise is due to the arrival of a large number of migrants from...

Berlin to lure talented UK youngsters with apprenticeship scheme

Berlin to lure talented UK youngsters with apprenticeship scheme
Angela Merkel’s administration is planning to offer young Britons generous package deals to take up apprenticeships in German companies. The German government is set to launch its plans to persuade Britons aged between 18 and 35 to emigrate and join all-expenses paid apprenticeships lasting for three years. The scheme aims to fill the...

Merkel urges Germans to accept immigration policy changes

Merkel urges Germans to accept immigration policy changes
In a game-changing speech delivered earlier this week German chancellor Angela Merkel urged the German people to face up to the hard facts of essential changes in immigration policy. Merkel’s speech at a government-backed conference focused on Germany’s demographic challenges and the social legacy of unchecked immigration over...

Germany reels under surge in immigrants from EU countries

Germany reels under surge in immigrants from EU countries
Migrants from crisis-hit countries including Greece, Italy and Spain are heading to Germany, causing the biggest increase in incomer numbers in 20 years. Germany’s Federal Statistics Office yesterday released figures showing that over a million immigrants entered the country in 2012, an increase of 13 per cent on 2011’s figures. The...

Germany changes tack to warmer welcome for immigrants

Germany changes tack to warmer welcome for immigrants
New initiatives are being planned as a means to welcome immigrants to Germany in order to fill its skilled worker shortage. Formerly known for its resistance to making migrant workers feel at home, Germany is now putting out the red carpet for skilled workers in the form of a welcome bag, a smartphone app and pre-migration personal...

Freezing weather and frozen wages see Britons migrate

Freezing weather and frozen wages see Britons migrate
The exodus of professional Britons heading for jobs across the world is being fuelled by a freeze on wages as much as by the last several years’ freezing British winters. A recent study shows that two-thirds of British workers packing up and leaving for jobs overseas are being motivated by poor job prospects and a lack of salary...

Germany the preferred immigration destination for highly skilled Hungarians

Germany the preferred immigration destination for highly skilled Hungarians
The migration bug at present biting disgruntled skilled workers in every European country has long been a feature in Hungary, with numerous highly skilled younger Hungarians leaving for Germany over the last 16 years. However, the rate at which talented young workers are leaving their home country has accelerated since 2007, with emigrant...