And more evidence of a strong economy: starting salaries in Scotland increase at quickest rate for more than 3 years

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From the BBC Scotland website today:

‘Starting salaries in Scotland have gone up at their quickest rate in more than three years, according to a survey of recruitment agencies. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) said increasing competition for “good quality staff” meant employers were willing to pay more to attract the right people.’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-42982791

I’ve just posted a longer piece explaining why this is the kind of evidence we can trust in contrast to the GDP and GERS estimates regularly used to undermine confidence in Scotland. It’s here:

More real evidence of economic strength: number of Scots getting permanent jobs has ‘risen sharply.’

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