Another of those annoying I-told-you-so posts.
The Observer reported at the weekend that, despite the economic downturn, the mass exodus of East European workers from the UK has created a labour shortage.
[E]mployers can no longer depend on a steady supply of relatively skilled, cheap and motivated migrants. Employers face increased costs in recruiting and training British people to replace them and productivity could suffer as a result.
As predicted here six months ago.