- Publication date
- 13 January 2020
- Directorate-General for Energy
After the closure of many facilities in the oil and gas sector, which consequently resulted in high and sudden unemployment rates, the Scottish government established a fund to help the affected workers re-skill and further train themselves in order to find employment again. The fund was supported by the national skills agency, which helped align the needs of the workers with that of the labour market, by directing them toward previously identified sectors in need of labour.