Monday, March 25, 2019

Government must act now to avoid fresh training fiasco

With thousands in the trade due to renew personal licences by September 1, 2019, it seems the exact renewal requirements are as clear as mud.

Ongoing PLH uncertainty is a disgrace

TOWARDS the end of last week, I made SLTN’s latest regular call to check if there had been any movement on the personal licence renewal training requirements.

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.

PLH fiasco goes from bad to worse

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

Time to move your tax online

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

PLH renewal must be new year priority

Like most years before it, 2018 has brought its fair share of challenges for the trade
Iain Gulland, Zero Waste Scotland

Prepare for second round of food rules

From 2016 regulations kick in for venues producing 5kg of food waste. Ensure you’re ready, writes Iain Gulland of Zero Waste Scotland LAST January we...

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 short on positive tourism tales

Scrapping of excessive PLH ‘ban’ is good news

Comment by Gillian McKenzie ‘Carnage’, ‘meltdown’, ‘timebomb’ – just some of the words used as the inaugural deadlines for personal licence holder refresher training approached...

Further sting in business rates tail

Comment by Gillian McKenzie FOR the operators facing astronomical increases in rateable values, the 12-month 12.5% cap on business rates rises looked to offer some...