Jobs Outlook November – Chancellor Must Support Business Growth!
25% of employers believe that new funds to support regional economic growth should be top of the list in today’s Autumn statement, according to a poll of 200 employers included in the Recruitment Employment Confederation’s (REC) JobsOutlook survey.
The second highest response, cited by 18% of employers, was for more incentives to help start-ups and SMEs employ new workers. Calls for the Chancellor to provide support for regional economic growth and SMEs comes as the REC’s Jobs Outlook survey for the last rolling quarter suggests that employer confidence has stabilised.
“The government needs to outline how it will address skills shortages in its industrial strategy and ensure that the supply of people to fill vacancies meets the demand from business” – Kevin Green, REC Chief Executive
For more information on key points from the October survey, download the full report here: jobsoutlook-november-2016