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New employment figures highlight mixed picture in Scotland

  ACCORDING to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics, Scotland’s employment rate of 75.3 per cent currently falls below the UK average of 75.9%. This was down 0.2% year-on-year and 1.2% quarter-on-quarter compared with the national average rate, which grew 0.3% year-on-year and 0.2% quarter-on-quarter. Meanwhile, the economic inactivity rate in Scotland increased by 1.4% quarter-on-quarter […]

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Scotland looks like an Oscar winner in the regional job market awards

If prizes were awarded for regional labour outcomes, Scotland would be taking home as many Oscars as Everything Everywhere All at Once. Speaking in yesterday’s Herald, Gavin Mochan, Managing Director of s1jobs, stated that all headline indicators point to Scotland outperforming the UK. ONS figures In its latest release, the Office for National Statistics confirmed Scotland’s employment

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s1jobs Recruitment Awards

Guess who’s back? It’s time to get ready for the s1jobs Recruitment Awards 2023 Taking place on the 20th April at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Glasgow, we will be celebrating the individuals and organisations who are setting the bar for the Scottish jobs market. We will shortly be announcing our guest host and judges, so

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Reasons for cautious optimism as employers hold their nerve

Writing in yesterday’s Herald, Gavin Mochan, managing director of s1jobs, believes there is reason for cautious optimism on the jobs front. With confirmation that the UK narrowly avoided falling into recession last year after a sharp decline in economic output during December, things may be starting to look up. The latest estimates from the Office

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