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South of Scotland Economic Partnership unveiled, with £10million injection for enterprise in the area. socsi.in/vGhYF
According to latest GDP statistics, the Scottish economy grew by 0.2% in the third quarter of 2017, and increased by a total of 0.8% since the start of the year. socsi.in/jPVdR
Scotland’s economy remained resilient in the second half of 2017 - growing by 0.2% - despite a challenging economic environment and continued Brexit uncertainty @KeithBrownSNP pic.twitter.com/6OJLmfZSlM
Helplines have been set up by @scotgov for apprentices, employees & companies who may be affected by the liquidation of Carillion @skillsdevscot @scotent . Statement from @KeithBrownSNP following high level discussion with Ministers, officials and agencies this afternoon pic.twitter.com/Mwq9ruVyx5
‘.@eagle_labs is a great new resource providing Scottish businesses with access to a range of experts, workshops & advice to help our workforces become equipped with the necessary skills to embrace the opportunities of digital technology’ @KeithBrownSNP @CodebaseTech @Barclays pic.twitter.com/gPUgazfi47
@scotgov has been working to manage or eliminate risks associated with Carillion’s difficulties since July 2017 & we have contingency plans in place for affected contracts, including the AWPR.
@scotgov thoughts are with those Carillion employees who will be concerned for their jobs today. We are in discussions with the liquidators & UK Govt regarding the measures they intend to put in place regarding private sector, Network Rail & UK Govt backed contracts in Scotland.