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Apprenticeships will contribute £34 billion to UK economy this year

Comments Off | 11-29-2014

This figure includes gains to the economy from higher wages, business profits and taxes of £31 billion per year, an estimated reduction in unemployment benefit payments of £370 million per year, and benefits to organisations while training apprentices of £1.9 billion per year (in 2014 prices). The ratio of benefits to costs of apprenticeships is

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Scottish economy continues to strengthen

Comments Off | 09-30-2014

Responding to the latest publication of the Bank of Scotland’s Business Monitor the Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael said:
Today’s Bank of Scotland’s Business Monitor shows that the Scottish economy continues to grow and business expectations for the months ahead continue to rise. It is also good to see export expectations have grown to near record survey highs.

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