Spring Statement 2022, what a dog’s breakfast from Rishi Sunak

Spring Statement 2022, what a dog’s breakfast from Rishi Sunak

Even our office pooch Lady has got dog biscuits that aren’t as dry as Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement 2022.

But perhaps us recruitment bosses and everyone else should have expected that this statement from the chancellor, rather than future statements nearer to when the country goes to the polls, was always going to be less than friendly to contractors.

And that puts Mr Sunak at odds with our four-legged beauty, a German Shepherd, who’s friendly to just about anyone who comes through the door, writes Natalie Bowers of niche contractor recruitment agency Bowers Partnership.

In recruitment terms, this Spring Statement was a ‘no-show.’ For the contractor sector, and even contractors’ clients actually -- other than if they are into R&D, it pretty much simply didn’t turn up.


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