Reading Time: 5 minutes The latest earnings statistics show that Scotland’s employees had higher weekly wages compared to the other UK nations, beating inflation in the year to April 2023. Yet in the medium term, earnings growth has been slow. On a positive note, the higher earners’ earnings gap between Scotland and the UK appears to have closed. It remains to be seen whether these trends will continue in future years.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Introduction Recently there has been coverage of the challenges facing certain Office for National Statistics (ONS) household surveys. Due to concerns about the quality of
Reading Time: 8 minutes This guest blog is from the Fraser of Allander Institute, working with SPICe on an academic fellowship to explore the disability employment gap in Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the latest data from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings for Scotland. We will look at the latest data and the impact of the pandemic and the cost crisis on the data.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The COVID-19 Recovery Committee is currently looking at the impact of the pandemic on the labour market in Scotland. This blog is designed to support
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at how the hospitality sector has been affected by the pandemic and the recent increases in the cost of living.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the latest data from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). About
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.