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Time to promote hospitality careers

Trade must spread the word on industry’s excellent long-term prospects, writes recruitment specialist Hazel Neill THE hospitality industry has changed out of …

Lessons must be learned from refresher meltdown

By Gillian McKenzie IT has loomed large on the Scottish trade’s horizon for some time now. And as the deadlines by which the first ‘batch’ of personal …

Time for trade to review contracts?

Employers should consider how staff overtime is dealt with in light of holiday pay cases, writes lawyer John Grant THERE have been a number of recent cases …

Beer tie loosened after Bill amendment?

By Gillian McKenzie IT has spanned several years, dividing opinion and polarising the industry; and, last week, the debate over the ‘beer tie’ took another …

Changed days but some of the same issues

By Gillian McKenzie THE more things change, the more they stay the same – it’s a phrase that has come to mind often in recent months as the SLTN team has …

Did indyref hurt Scotland’s appeal?

Country must continue to attract the international talent pool businesses require, writes recruitment specialist Louise Gibson THERE was a perceptible air of …

Trade initiatives giving youth a chance

By Gillian McKenzie YOUNG people have long played an important role in the workforce of Scotland’s licensed trade. But while working in a bar or restaurant …

Operators deserve moment in spotlight

SCOTLAND’S public transport and roads network were well-used by the SLTN team over the summer as we travelled the length and breadth of the mainland – and …

Time to stitch the ‘patches’ together

By Gillian McKenzie ‘PATCHWORK effect’ was a term used widely as the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 was drafted. As proposals were consulted on and the …

Let’s hope consumers vote for the trade

IT’S finally here. Two years after the Edinburgh Agreement was signed, paving the way for a referendum on Scottish independence, today is polling …

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