jobs and education


Dozens of jobs go as firm loses contract

November 27, 2017

The Highlands has been dealt a double blow just before Christmas - with 31 workers at a recycling plant losing their jobs, and a further 14 redundancies being sought at Highland Council’s IT division.


Workforce face cuts as oil firm ‘consolidates’

October 19, 2017

A major oil service company is preparing to launch a consultation over job losses in Aberdeen and Montrose. BHGE is understood to have notified workers about its plans yesterday. Read the full story on our sister site, Energy Voice.   

North of Scotland

Average age of North Sea workforce grows

October 11, 2017

More needs to be done to retain and attract the next generation of oil and gas leaders, it has been claimed. The rallying call comes as the latest statistics show that the average age of offshore workers has increased since the downturn. For the full story visit our sister site Energy Voice.