Business activity soars to four-year high across manufacturing and service

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(c) Business for Scotland

From Insider today:

‘Private sector business activity in Scotland in the second quarter rose at its quickest rate since August 2014, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland’s PMI Index. The inflows of new work rising at the fastest pace in almost four years prompted firms to hike employment markedly. The figures also show that growth across both the manufacturing and service sectors continued.’

https://www.insider.co.uk/news/private-sector-business-activity-q2-12881805

And, this is not unusual news. See these recent examples of more good news on the Scottish economy than a national broadcaster could be expected to digest:

Business confidence in Scotland soars by 24% while it sinks 29% in non-Scottish parts of UK

Scottish businesses more likely to be stable than those in rest of UK: News from a parallel universe unknown to our mainstream media

Scottish Government supports economy with new business rates unique in UK

Scottish business confidence higher than in any other region of UK

‘Gales of creative destruction’ as Scottish small businesses get 50% of public sector spend? In the ‘UK’, it’s only 19%.

Business confidence high across Scotland. 80% of Highlands and Islands businesses optimistic about future

 

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5 thoughts on “Business activity soars to four-year high across manufacturing and service

  1. John July 9, 2018 / 8:11 am

    Better than the rest of the UK ,wonderful , and would you believe Good Morning Scotland actually reported it ! .

    Liked by 1 person

    • johnrobertson834 July 9, 2018 / 9:20 am

      Repressive tolerance? And would you believe….you were able to listen to it at all – brave man.

      Like

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