Men with few qualifications ‘most exposed to Brexit’

Fifth of UK men who left education at earliest stage are in vulnerable sectors, says IFS

Male workers with few qualifications will be the hardest hit by fresh barriers to trade erected after Britain leaves the European Union, according to one of the UK’s leading thinktanks.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies said men in manufacturing jobs who had left school with GCSE qualifications or below were the most exposed to curbs on the flow of goods after Brexit.

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