Calls mount on Chancellor to address long-term sickness in jobs market

Calls mount on Chancellor to address long-term sickness in jobs market

Calls mount on Chancellor to address long-term sickness in jobs market The ONS revealed those off work because of long-term sickness reached a record 2.8 million people in the final quarter of 2023. The Chancellor is facing growing calls to tackle British workers’ ill health in next month’s Budget after official figures showed those unable to work because of long-term sickness reached another record high. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed 9.3 million Britons were classed as economically inactive …