Growth and jobs must remain an ‘absolute priority’ for the UK, says REC ahead of the Autumn Statement

Ahead of the Autumn Statement next week the coalition Government must provide more access to funding for SMEs if the UK is going to see a significant boost in growth and jobs, states a report published today by The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

The report, Creating opportunities and jobs, will be put forward to the Government today looking at the delivery of their targets to create growth and jobs.

It states that these must remain an absolute priority for the UK. And while the coalition has so far been well intentioned, it now needs a ‘step-change’ in its delivery.

REC is urging the Government to do more to help SMEs that are struggling to access funding as this is creating a barrier for growth. It also states delivering progress and holding to account must remain a priority for Government and programmes such as the Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme must not only be available, but easy for companies to access….

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