Relieved the Truss-mess is over

Relieved the Truss-mess is over

Agents are supportive too but, like the advisories, mainly because the UK needs “stability” (which Mr Sunak vowed yesterday), following the turmoil of the Liz Truss-led government.

“Despite describing Rishi’s last Budget as drier than a bone, I for one am relieved that the awful Truss-mess has been concluded as quickly as it has been,” says agent Natalie Bowers.

Boss at Bowers Partnership, she also told ContractorUK: “Recruiters and PSCs were cheering when the previous chancellor [Kwasi Kwarteng] announced the off-payroll rules’ repeal.

“But it became patently clear very quickly that his un-costed, unsustainable Mini-Budget was financial suicide for our country.

“And so yes, although Mr Sunak has ‘form’ in the contractor sector, I’m now focussed on the financial stability of the country as a whole, and not just our own section of it.”




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