Sports Direct is responsible for employing nearly one in every five workers in the retail and wholesale sector on a zero hours contract, official data suggests.
As is usual during bank holiday periods, there is a large programme of engineering work on the railways with a number of major routes affected.
THE proportion of high-growth companies in Scotland is growing faster than anywhere else in the UK thanks to the lower costs of setting up in business, according to a study published today.
However, despite overall business volumes continuing to increase, the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey found the pace of growth was the slowest in a year.
Advertised salaries have jumped by 8 per cent in the past year to an average of more than �34,500, driven by big rises for teachers and healthcare workers including nurses, according to a new report.