Investing in people always pays off

By Heather Jameson | 20 March 2019
  • Heather Jameson

It’s unlikely anyone in local government would have been looking to last week’s Spring Statement for a financial reprieve and the chancellor did not disappoint.

There were no rabbits pulled out of hats – there wasn’t even a hat – and the closest Mr Hammond came to a giveaway was a first step towards addressing period poverty with the promise of free sanitary products in schools. Important in its own right, but hardly a financial bonanza.

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