West Lothian’s Jobs Task Force was established in June 2018. It is a partnership which includes the UK and Scottish Governments, Scottish Enterprise, West Lothian College and West Lothian Council. The key objective of the Jobs Task Force was to directly support the creation of over 450 high-value jobs in key sectors by 2021. By February 2020, the partnership had supported over 600 new high-value jobs in local firms across life sciences, technology, engineering and manufacturing.
Responding to the immediate economic challenges presented by Covid-19, the Jobs Task Force partnership met virtually in May 2020 and agreed to develop an Economic Recovery & Growth Action Plan.
The partnership decided that the Action Plan will have two overarching outcomes:-
We would encourage you to read the Plan and see how it helps your business or clients; and, tell us what’s missing or could be improved upon.