August, 2012 | Scottish Licensed Trade News

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Scotland’s Top Brands 2012

Welcome to our special report on Scotland’s top 60 brands. In the link below you’ll find comprehensive listings of the country’s favourite drinks, …

Travelodge strikes debt deal

TRAVELODGE is to shed 49 of its 513 hotels and reduce the rent it pays on a further 109 as part of a financial restructuring exercise which aims to slash its …

Restaurants facing road block

A DOUBLE-whammy of recession and road works is conspiring to put the squeeze on Edinburgh’s restaurants. The “challenging” economic climate was cited by …

Sam’s the man at TCB golf day

RYDER Cup hero Sam Torrance made a guest appearance at Gleneagles recently at a trade day hosted by Caledonia Best. Tennent Caledonian Breweries invited …

Snooze on the move in Edinburgh

WE’VE had pop up bars and restaurants – now what’s claimed to be Scotland’s first pop up hotel has arrived in Edinburgh. With demand for hotel rooms in …

Operators urged to grasp social media

Analyst says online marketing should reflect consumer web use HOSPITALITY operators can profit by analysing consumers’ use of social media and review sites …

Hoteliers must avoid price Games

IT’S hard to see how the Olympics could have gone any better for LOCOG (London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games). New heroes were …

Put bed tax to sleep – for good

Instead of hitting tourists with further charges, it’s time for Edinburgh City Council to lobby the UK government to cut VAT for the hospitality sector, …

Trade is entitled to a fair hearing

Is it right for boards to consider pending charges before guilt is established? IN the last issue of SLTN solicitor Stephen McGowan deconstructed the …

Glasgow calls for order on hours

A CAMPAIGN for a return to traditional pub and nightclub trading hours has been launched in Glasgow, amid growing concern that intense price competition …

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