Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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The top stories and latest news, dedicated to the licensed trade in Scotland.

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Alcohol label laws slammed

Holyrood is watching new Irish measures “with interest”

Fresh calls to scrap licence renewals

Lawyers and trade groups want ten-year lifespan ditched

Blythswood basks in profit growth

The boss of Glasgow’s five-star Blythswood Square has spoken of his satisfaction at the steady progress made by the hotel – but warned that trading conditions remain tough. The hotel, part of Peter Taylor’s Town House Collection, is performing well as it nears the end of its second full-year of trading, after reporting profits of just under £1 million for the year to October 31, 2011.

Consultation casts eye on e-cigs indoors

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on the regulation of electronic cigarettes.

OBE recipient in fighting form

Restaurateur will continue ambassadorial work for food and drink The co-owner of an award-winning Scottish restaurant has vowed to keep fighting for the country’s food...

Business rates appeals rise

The number of appeals against the last non-domestic rates revaluation had increased on the previous round, new figures have shown. According to numbers released by...
Glass with straw

Could this be the final straw?

Trade welcomes campaign to cut plastic straw use

Brewers offer reassurances amid CO2 gas shortage

BREWERS and soft drinks firms have moved to reassure the trade amid the CO2 gas shortage.

SLTN Awards has launched!

Are you running one of the best pubs in Scotland? Is your craft spirits knowledge second to none? Do you employ a top bartender?

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 .

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