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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...

End of price saga in sight?

By Gillian McKenzie THE latest instalment in the long-running saga that is minimum pricing and we’re still in the dark... well, for a few more...

Cask and craft continue to climb

By Gillian McKenzie SEVENTY breweries showcasing more than 150 beers under one roof over three days – the figures for this year’s CAMRA Scottish Real...
John Grant

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...

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.

Make PLH renewal a top priority

I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect vast numbers of personal licence renewals to have been lodged .
Gillian McKenzie

Time rapidly running out for renewals

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, if your personal licence is due to expire on August 31, 2019, you absolutely must lodge a renewal application with your board in the next two weeks .

Rates reprieve is welcome but it’s reform that is required

Comment by Gillian McKenzie THE sighs of relief across the Scottish trade were virtually audible. Finance minister Derek Mackay’s announcement – less than six weeks before...

Trade’s voice needs greater volume

The SLTA fought changes to drink drive limit every step of the way – and often alone, writes chief executive Paul Waterson IN the late...

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...

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