Employment on the rise despite fears over the country’s future

20/06/17 - 16:50

With the recent election and the uncertainty of Brexit, it would be natural for the outlook of employment in Scotland to look grim.

However this is certainly not seen to be the case as Scotland identifies a rise in both permanent and temporary opportunities. With the demand for staff increasing amongst various sectors including banking and finance, Scotland have a very optimistic view on the economy and employment front.

“Scotland’s jobs optimism increased by 5 points since the first quarter, with those looking to hire staff outweighing those looking to shed jobs by a balance of +2.”

With this in mind, it is important to still remain cautious as fears grow over the consequences of a hard Brexit. “The simple truth is that some sectors will stall without skilled workers from overseas, which would result in the UK economy entering a tailspin.”

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