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@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.
@IngledewStephen says he is delighted to be appointed as the CEO of @FinTechScotland and tasked with asserting Scotland's capability as a leading and thriving #FinTech country. pic.twitter.com/XM0uqeq7tf
.@PaulWheelhouse has announced that @IngledewStephen has been appointed as the CEO of @FinTechScotland - the enterprise established to drive sustainable economic growth in financial services through innovation, collaboration and inclusion #FinTech blogs.gov.scot/scotlands-econ… pic.twitter.com/fnHXCcdeZZ
Modern Apprenticeship target for 2018/19 announced today by Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn, along with greater support for rural employers and targeted support for key sectors. socsi.in/MR23E
.@jamiehepburn "This year I am pleased to only confirm that we will not only continue with the rural supplement, but that this will now be made available to training providers based in all postcode areas defined as being geographically rural, extending this support."
.@jamiehepburn "We remain focused on delivering our commitment to increase new apprenticeship starts to 30,000 per year by 2020. So today I can announce that we will fund up to 28,000 apprenticeships starts next year as the next step towards that target."
Employability Minister @jamiehepburn opening the Developing the Young Workforce Debate: "We set a stretching target and ambition that by 2021, we would have reduced youth unemployment here in Scotland by 40% from 2014 levels. We have met that target four years early."
.@PaulWheelhouse highlighting the benefits of @CivTechScotland in building businesses, creating jobs and enhancing our international reputation for innovation, while driving improvement in the delivery of public services at #civtechdemoday pic.twitter.com/ei6h0Buf6A