A unit of one of the UK's leading engineering groups is recruiting engineers from India to make up for shortages in the European labour pool.

British turbogenerator maker Brush has opened a recruitment office in Abu Dhabi for the express purpose of sourcing engineers from the Indian sub-continent to compensate for what it claims is a shortage of skilled professionals in Europe. Blair Illingworth, chief executive of the Loughborough-based engineering firm, said the company had…