Unemployment has increased by 21,000 even though record numbers of people are in work, new figures reveal.
The unemployment rate in Scotland has fallen to 3.9%, slightly below the UK as a whole.
The number of people in work has remained at a near-record high despite a slight fall in employment, new figures show.
Employment and average wages have continued to grow, but concerns remain over skills shortages and workers’ ability to keep up with price inflation.
Unemployment in Scotland decreased in the latest quarter, new figures show.
The number of people in work has continued to rise while average earnings have grown slightly faster than inflation, official figures show.
Fewer people in north-east seeking work as job centre hails ‘really encouraging’ year-on-year claimant count fall
Fewer people are looking for work in the north-east than a year ago, new figures show.
The number of people claiming benefits and seeking work in Aberdeen fell last month, compared to the previous year.
Jobseeker claimant count rates in Aberdeen are now just below the national average, latest figures show.
A sharp spike in the number of applications for jobs with North-east councils has prompted the creation of a scheme to help people through the process.
The number of unemployed people in Aberdeen has risen by almost 1,000 in one year.
Whether through rising rent prices, unemployment, or a gap in further education, living with our parents as an adult is an increasingly common option for many of us in times of need.
The level of unemployment has doubled in a North-east area in a year.
Workers who face losing their jobs in the oil and gas sector will be helped to move into other employment in the energy industry and manufacturing through a new £12 million fund announced by Scotland’s First Minister.
THE North-east is to receive more than £500,000 to help youngsters into the world of work, the Scottish Government announced today.