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The majority of skilled EU workers at the largest UK companies say they are likely to leave the country before Brexit even happens, exacerbating fears of a severe brain drain. 
A survey of EU nationals employed at FTSE 250 companies showed that 56 per cent said they were “highly likely” or “quite likely” to leave the UK before the conclusion of the Brexit talks. 
Healthcare will be the hardest hit, with 84 per cent of employees in the sector saying they would leave. Technology, media, telecoms and financial services will also see big losses of talent, according to the survey.
The survey found 42 per cent of skilled EU workers had already taken action to change their immigration status since last year’s Brexit vote. A further 40 per cent confirmed they intended to do so in future.
Law firm Baker McKenzie surveyed 250 EU citizens educated at degree level or higher.
The findings of the survey will …