December, 2017 | Scottish Licensed Trade News

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Minimum pricing will lead to price rises

THE Scottish Government’s proposed 50p MUP could increase the price of around 70% of alcohol sold through the off-trade

Budget policies are a mixed bag

Some measures welcomed but groups say uncertainties

Trade groups call for tourist tax to be ruled out

TRADE groups have urged finance minister Derek Mackay to rule out a tourist tax once and for

Graduates are ready to go to work

A GROUP of young unemployed people from Glasgow have graduated from Diageo’s Learning for Life training programme

Recruit’s starring role at pub company

STAR Pubs & Bars has appointed Mark Teed as its new food strategy and implementation manager.

MUP consultation is now underway

THE Scottish Government has launched its consultation on the proposed 50p price per unit of alcohol

Highland venue could go global

Radio host opens crowdfunded bar in Inverness, with more in pipeline

Biggar hearts have prevailed at hotel

THE team at Cornhill Castle hotel near Biggar in South Lanarkshire has raised over £2500 for charity Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland.

Beer and pies central to new Glasgow bar

A NEW venue specialising in craft beer and handmade pies has opened in Glasgow city centre.

Capital hotel levy under fire

Edinburgh council proposes tax on visitors to the city