Will anything change?
Others, like George, a Greek manager at a prominent consulting firm, are both deeply concerned about Brexit and have their hearts set on staying. Despite the UK’s current state of flux, George told totaljobs: “I don’t believe that London will change significantly. A city like London will never stop attracting brilliant individuals from all corners of the world, whether a visa is required or not.
“In any case I would not go back to Greece. I have wanted to live abroad from a very young age; returning is not an option. If ever I leave London, I would probably try a different country like Switzerland or Denmark.”
Until the logistical implications of the result become clearer, ‘uncertainty’ is likely to remain the predominant feeling among Europeans living and working in the UK. Until that day comes, unanswered questions over peoples’ ‘right to remain’ and eligibility to work will continue to dominate.”
(’Europeans’ refers to non-British citizens of the European Union living in the UK. )