George Osborne will update the nation on the government’s plans for the economy tomorrow, delivering The Autumn Statement alongside a Spending Review. In today’s edition of Bdaily Long Read which takse a comprehensive look at what North East businesses want to see ahead of Budget Day, SearchBI have added their opinion on Skills shortages:
Tyneside IT recruiters press Chancellor on CSR skills funding
A Newcastle IT recruitment firm is urging the Chancellor in next week’s Comprehensive Spending Review to ensure that funding for what are seen as ‘high cost’ university subjects such as technology and scientific courses does not drop below current levels in real terms.
Richard Deas and Mark Harbottle at Windsor Terrace-based SearchBI, which supplies professionals such as developers, consultants, project managers, business analysts and sales and account management executives to specialist markets, said:
“It’s vital that investment in these subjects remains sustainable to ensure that there’s a steady stream of qualified, highly educated and talented young people leaving our higher education facilities with the specialist technology skills and acumen that industry and commerce craves and the wider economy urgently needs to sustain growth and expansion.”
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