10 November 2020
Tracy Black, CBI Scotland Director, said:
“The latest figures from the ONS show that unemployment in Scotland remained broadly stable on the previous quarter, and was below the UK average.
“While that is welcome, we know the next couple of months will be crucial. The UK and Scottish governments must use this time well to get ahead of the curve on the economy as well as the virus.
“Making sure that government, business and unions are able to work together effectively in the months ahead would be a vital step, as would rollout of mass testing and investment in job-creating projects, with a focus on digital skills and green jobs.”