Thursday, September 19, 2019
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The top stories and latest news, dedicated to the licensed trade in Scotland.

storm clouds on the horizon

Trade is braced for storm of regs

Lack of oversight means new laws could overlap

Staffing woes for rural operators

A Bbooming summer season combined with a reduced pool of staff left operators in the Highlands and islands struggling to fill seasonal vacancies this year .

Bars ordered to keep it inside

External seating plans rejected despite regeneration .
Holyrood Scottish Parliament

PLH system flaws backed by stats

New figures show thousands of licences revoked

Calorie calls come under fire

Measure would bring significant costs and curtail creativity .

Fringe benefits for city venues

Transport disruption negates biggest ever festival’s perks .
Edinburgh airport

Policies hurting Scottish tourism

New figures showing a significant decline in the number of international visitors coming to Scotland.
Pint of Beer

Greene King in £4.6 billion sale

Belhaven parent company Greene King has announced that it has agreed a £4.6 billion sale to Hong Kong-based property firm CK Asset Holdings.
The Old Man of Storr on the Isle of Skye

Highland tax consultation “astonishing”

HIGHLAND Council is facing criticism after it launched a consultation into the possible introduction of a visitor levy, or ‘tourist tax’.
Hands holding three pints of beer at a bar

Trade is upbeat despite Brexit

Scottish licensees are upbeat about their businesses despite challenges such as Brexit and business rates