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The top stories and latest news, dedicated to the licensed trade in Scotland.

Rates cap is a ‘short term fix’

Licensees urged to continue challenging rateable values Licensees have welcomed Derek Mackay’s cap on rates increases, but expressed concern that it will only be a...

Waverley calls in administrators

THE wholesale trade was shocked yesterday (October 2) with the news that specialist drinks supplier WaverleyTBS has slid into administration. As many as 830 jobs are on the line at 18 sites across the UK, including 16 in Glasgow, as administrators at Deloitte commit to finding a buyer for the Chesterfield-based firm.
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Crieff snaps up Peebles Hydro

The firm behind Perthshire leisure resort Crieff Hydro is set to acquire two Borders businesses from McMillan Hotels later this month.

Tourist tax green light in Budget deal

Scottish Government accused of selling out industry

Trade talks devo powers

TRADE groups joined forces last week to give their views on which powers might best be devolved to Scotland to create best trading conditions...

Calls for security ‘fitness’ focus

Stewards’ ‘duty of care’ should underpin training BAR and nightclub operators want to see greater enforcement of – and emphasis placed on – the ‘fit...

Minimum price plan ‘on track’

Scottish Government committed despite UK U-turn By Gillian McKenzie THE Scottish Government has vowed to ‘go it alone’ on minimum pricing after plans for a similar...
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Glasgow the real winner at World Class

Glasgow hosted the global final of the world’s biggest cocktail competition last week when Diageo World Class came to the city

Pubco to sue SPL in broadcast dispute

LISINI Pub Co is set to sue the Scottish Premier League for more than £1.7 million after it attempted to stop the firm showing live top flight football matches in its pub using a Polish satellite system.

The spotlight is on careers at BII

Trade group’s new chair will look at changing perceptions PROMOTING the licensed trade as a rewarding, long-term career choice will be the top priority for...