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Recruitment Skill Shortages in Hospitality Orepresentatives, Neil Perry,ne of the most outspokenof the industry’s is often quoted in metropolitan dailies – and continually updates followers on his Twitter account – bemoaning the diffi culties the industry faces trying to do business without appropriately skilled staff. The Federal Government has seen fi t to accommodate the needs of Gina Rinehart and her mine at Roy Hill, and has announced changes, back in March, to its skilled migration program that, but assistance for restaurateur’s is still thin on the ground. The Government’s skilled migration changes, it said, would Finding the right staff , as a restaurateur, has simplify the system by creating been a just one of a number of considerable two new visas. The initiative challenges in recent years. Holman Webb’s for streamlining the process bywas announced as a mechanism Jonathan Casson explains how diffi cult it is dividing the two new visas into six to locate and keep the right staff , especially new ‘streams’ of visa subclasses to replace the six employer in light of the skilled migration laws. sponsored visas currently in use. To many, this might look more like rearrangement – rather than 100 drinks trade


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