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​UK Government Extends Seasonal Worker Visa Program to 2029

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The Government has announced a five-year extension to the seasonal worker visa route scheme until 2029. This extension provides much-needed certainty for employers in the food supply chain who rely on seasonal workers to help meet demand during peak seasons. With 45,000 seasonal worker visas available for 2025 and plans for future numbers to be outlined later this year, businesses can now better plan for their workforce needs in the coming years. This extension will help ensure that the UK's food production and food security remain strong and resilient.

As part of the new government measure to ensure long term certainty for food labour, the Government commissioned an independent review considering how automation, domestic labour and migrant labour can contribute to tackling labour shortages in the food supply chain. Read more here -

Pro-Force continue to support businesses in the food supply chain with their recruitment needs and are committed to helping employers find the skilled workers they need to thrive and grow in the years to come.