04 Oct 2023

Migration Advisory Committee

Earlier this week, we received confirmation that the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report has included six vital roles in the horseracing and breeding industries to be added to the Shortage Occupation List (SOL), following a review to which the TBA alongside the NTF and BHA submitted evidence. This includes three specific roles related to the thoroughbred breeding industry including stud hand, stud groom and stallion handler.

Whilst this is positive step forward,  we are not over the line yet as we now await Government approval of the recommendations. We will update our members with further details in due course and what this will mean.