Recruiters welcome Chancellor’s Spring Budget Statement

Recruiters have welcomed the Chancellor’s Spring Budget Statement in which he revealed the UK is faring better than expected with reduced debt.

However, they have called on government to direct funding into large capital projects to boost job creation and reduce pressure on the NHS.

In a shorter than normal speech this morning, Chancellor Phillip Hammond told Parliament the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) now expects:

  • 500,000 more people in the UK to be in employment in 2022
  • UK...

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