Optimism on job creation, Accenture and CBI survey suggests
By Graham Huband
December 22 2014, 7.37amUpdated: April 17 2016, 10.32am
Scotland is set to lead the way in job creation in next year, according to new report.
A survey by Accenture and business lobby group the CBI found that half of all British firms expected to increase their workforce next year, and jobs would be created in all parts of the country.
The report, compiled from responses by 323 businesses from across the British Isles with a combined workforce of more than 1.25 million, also found prospects for graduates and apprentices would improve.