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Diageo’s Learning For Life programme celebrates 10th anniversary

Launched in Scotland in 2014 to help tackle youth unemployment by creating training and employment opportunities in hospitality, Learning For Life has since grown into a UK-wide initiative.

Local charities benefit from Buzzworks’ pro-social bonus scheme

The latest winning venues of the reintroduced scheme are Scotts Troon, Scotts Largs, The Treehouse in Ayr and Thirty Knots in South Queensferry, which each took cash prizes for their chosen charities.  

Countdown to Glasgow Cocktail Week begins in ‘boujee’ new bar

The festival has 40+ city bars participating, including the Alchemist, Flight Club Dart's, the soon to be launched Corset Club, The Citizen, The Locale, The Gate, Malo’s, and VEGA. 

Break out your best tequila! It’s International Margarita Day!

If you are in Scotland, and truly determined to mark International Margarita Day, you could do worse than head inside to the curated bubble of Mexicana that is Glasgow’s El Santo bar restaurant.

Expect to see King Charles III banknotes enter circulation this summer

The Bank of England this week unveiled updated versions of the four established polymer banknote denominations - £5, £10, £20 and £50 – all now bearing the King’s likeness on the front

Cross party MPs call on Chancellor to throw hospitality a VAT lifeline

Following on from a Westminster Hall debate chaired by Stirling MP Alyn Smith, a cross party group of MPs this week signed a letter to Hunt strongly supporting an immediate VAT cut for hospitality.

Greene King Pub Partners unveils new wet-led ‘Nest Pubs’ franchise

People with pub management or assistant pub management experience will be able to get the keys to their own Nest Pub for just £3000, including agreement fees, inductions and training.

Cairngorm Mountain Rescue gets a wee heart-starter from Tomintoul

One of the busiest mountain rescue teams in Britain, CMRT's 40 trained volunteers give their time freely to help injured or lost persons in and around the Cairngorm Mountains.

Cash strapped hospitality businesses beg the Exchequer for VAT rate cut

A survey conducted for UKHospitality, the British Beer and Pub Association, British Institute of Innkeeping and Hospitality Ulster found that a quarter of UK venues have no cash reserves.

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