More than three-quarters of apprentices left unemployed following the collapse of a Dundee firm have found work, politicians have been told.
Collapsed Dundee construction services firm McGill and Co was about to be sued by HMRC over an unpaid tax bill.
Potential buyers of McGill are being told the collapsed building firm has a number of ongoing contracts which can possibly be negotiated, a leaked document has revealed.
WATCH: ‘Why couldn’t McGill get just £2 million to save 450 jobs?’ – Tense exchanges in Holyrood as Jenny Marra and Jamie Hepburn clash on firm’s demise
There were tense exchanges in the Scottish Parliament as MSPs grilled Scottish business minister Jamie Hepburn on the demise of a Dundee construction firm.
Around 2,000 young people in Fife will receive help to prepare for and find work through an industry-led group, it emerged yesterday.
Unemployment in Scotland has fallen by 15,000, taking the jobless rate below the UK average.
The first contract under newly devolved welfare powers is due to be awarded by the Scottish Government.
Unemployment in Scotland has fallen by 11,000 between February and April to stand at 160,000, official figures show.