Scottish labour market conditions improved at the fastest rate for eight months in March, according to a survey that will boost hopes the economy will return to moderate growth this year.
Research for Bank of Scotland found evidence of a continued recovery in the key jobs market last month when demand for staff increased in a range of sectors.
The Bank of Scotland Labour Market barometer rose for the fourth month running in March, to a reading of 54.6, well above the 50 mark that separates expansion from contraction. The barometer read 52.4 in February.
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