Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog explores the latest Annual Survey of Hours and Earning. It looks at some of the challenges with the data and what impact the pandemic has had on wages across the UK and in selected sectors in Scotland.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), also known as the “furlough scheme” in Scotland. A range of facts and figures based on analysis of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Official Statistics on the CRJS are explored. Scotland had 736,500 furloughed employments, as of 30 June.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at the increase in the number of people claiming work-related benefits in Scotland between March and April 2020.
Reading Time: 9 minutes This blog summarises some of the coronavirus (COVID-19) scenarios for the Scottish economy and labour market.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blogpost looks at conditions for “key workers” in the social care and food retail sectors.
Reading Time: 4 minutes There has been an increased level of interest in the self-employed workforce in Scotland, due to the economic challenges arising from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Blog looking at work rights in the coronavirus crisis, including furlough, redundancy and sick pay.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at income distribution in Scotland and what it might mean for tax policy.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the most recent economic facts and figures for Scotland’s brewing and distilling sectors. A key trend has been the uplift in employment.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A look at the latest earnings data for Scotland from the ONS.