On November 25 2015, Chancellor, George Osborne, delivered his Autumn Statement and Spending Review. The combined review and Autumn Statement outlined that government is on schedule to meet the cuts announced in the June 2015 Budget. This includes £20bn cuts to non-ring-fenced Whitehall departments and £12.5 billion to the welfare budget.

This briefing provides a first look at the announcements contained within his speech and supporting documentation most relevant to the employment related services sector.