Friday, 22 January 2016 08:48

Employment rate in Scotland is now UK’s best

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EMPLOYMENT in Scotland reached a record level between September and November, with 21,000 more people in work, according to official figures.

The Office for National Statistics said the total of 2,631,000 people working gave Scotland the highest employment rate out of the four UK nations. For the first time, employment in Scotland was higher than it was before the recession at 74.9 per cent over the quarter – it was 74.6 per cent before the economic crisis.

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