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New jobs scheme strikes a “reasonable balance” but “potential for fraud and mistakes”


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Christopher Snowdon writes for The Spectator

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Mark Littlewood writes for The Daily Telegraph

Julian Jessop quoted in The Telegraph

Responding to the ‘Winter Economy Plan’ announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak,  IEA Economics Fellow Julian Jessop said the new job support scheme struck a “reasonable balance” between tiding companies and workers over additional restrictions and uncertainty while still incentivising firms to shed staff.

Julian added: “Nonetheless, there are still plenty of concerns – including the ongoing cost of the scheme, the additional bureaucracy, and the potential for fraud and mistakes.”

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