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Contentious tax should not have been swept through

An apparent disregard of the views of those in the industry – and the use of the tourist tax as some sort of political bargaining chip – has further riled …

Our industry needs greater support not another tax

The number of overseas visitors coming to Scotland at an all-time high, a bumper year for whisky tourism, a record season for cruise ships – 2018 wasn’t …

PLH renewal must be new year priority

Like most years before it, 2018 has brought its fair share of challenges for the trade

Time to move your tax online

Business owners should take steps now ahead of the April 2019 compliance deadline, writes Mel Stride MP

Stage almost set for the trade night of the year

In just three weeks’ time, we will celebrate the brightest stars in the Scottish

Ensure that you are compliant on data

GDPR became law in the UK earlier this year and there are several connotations for the trade, writes lawyer Stephen Connolly

Government must deliver for the trade

On paper, there’s a lot to like in the first minister’s programme for government .

Trade must make voice heard on DRS

Industry needs to help shape deposit return scheme with hospitality interests at its core, writes Crieff Hydro’s Alexandra MacDonald .

PLH fiasco goes from bad to worse

Just when we thought the personal licence renewal debacle couldn’t get any worse .

PLH clarity is finally within sight

FINALLY, the information thousands of personal licence holders have been waiting for is expected to be released in the next couple of weeks.