Training and development in the private sector in Scotland

Jeffrey Hyman, Stephen Boyle, Brian Ashcroft

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Pressure on employers to train their employees has seldom been higher as evidence accumulates that the skills of British workers and managers relevant for modern industry lag behind those of competitor countries, contributing to economic decline and long-term unemployment. This paper discusses these issues.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64-69
Number of pages6
JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1989



  • Scottish economics
  • modern industry
  • employee development

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