Economy sees feelgood factor but job growth slows

Economy sees feelgood factor but job growth slows
 

Scotland's economic recovery has become "embedded" after the first quarter ended on a high note, according to a key survey today of hundreds of businesses.
Improved conditions also led companies to increase staffing levels, though the rate of job creation last month retreated from February’s peaks.
The latest Bank of Scotland purchasing managers’ index (PMI) showed that March’s increase in business activity was underpinned by another “solid” rise in the level of incoming work. An ongoing recovery in the housing market helped buoy confidence.
While the growth was broad-based,... read more

 
14 April 2014 in Business, Views: 31
Source: Scotsman
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