Last month, updated figures for labour market productivity in Scotland were published. They showed a relatively sharp jump in productivity– a rise of 3.5% in 2015.
This led the Scottish Government to conclude that the “figures show that Scotland’s productivity performance has grown around four times faster than the UK, providing further evidence of Scotland’s economic strength.”
This blog examines the recent trend in productivity in Scotland, and we unpick the numbers to see if they are as positive as would initially appear. Continue reading “Scotland’s recent productivity performance – is it all good news?”