London Fashion Week closed yesterday with the headlines raving about Burberrys colourful statements on the catwalk but the news hides an industry in the UK that struggles to recruit.

Louis Vuitton (LVMH) announced in the summer of 2022 they already were experiencing shortages of staff with a record number of vacancies across leather goods, watchmakers, jewellers and sales staff. The spokesperson indicated they could see the situation worsening and global vacancies as high as 30,000 by 2024. The UK fashion think tank ‘Fashion RoundTable’ … Continued