On paper, there’s a lot to like in the first minister’s programme for government .
Industry needs to help shape deposit return scheme with hospitality interests at its core, writes Crieff Hydro’s Alexandra MacDonald .
Just when we thought the personal licence renewal debacle couldn’t get any worse .
FINALLY, the information thousands of personal licence holders have been waiting for is expected to be released in the next couple of weeks.
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.
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.
With Scotland’s hospitality sector said to employ around 27,000 EU workers, much greater detail of the long-term situation is needed
NEWS that the Scottish Government plans to implement the ‘agent of change’ principle in the planning system has rightly been welcomed by operators
GREATER protection for bar staff against abusive or threatening behaviour edged another small step closer last week
I wrote in this column that 2016 was up there with the most challenging for the trade. Twelve months on and 2017 hasn’t been any less tough.