More than one in five small businesses currently have EU staff – and over half of them are worried about how they’re going to grow their business after Brexit.

The Federation of Small Businesses has outlined small businesses’ fears over being able to find the right staff with the right skills in its latest report on Brexit.

It calls on the Government to guarantee EU citizens working in the UK the right to stay.

"EU workers are a vital part of our economy, helping to plug chronic skills gaps across a wide range of sectors," said Mike Cherry, FSB national chairman.

"Securing the right to remain for EU workers in the UK must be a priority."