Floods boost outlook for jobs

Press Association
Orange caution sign saying road flooded against Fraser river flooding over road.
Orange caution sign saying road flooded against Fraser river flooding over road.

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%The outlook for jobs has been given an unexpected boost by the floods as extra staff are taken on to deal with damage caused by the atrocious weather, according to a new report.

Employment firm Manpower said demand for builders and other tradesmen and women had increased, boosting the industry by an estimated £250 million.