Sunday, June 16, 2019


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

Operator vows to rebuild after pub blaze

THE operator of an award-winning Isle of Mull pub gutted by fire last week has vowed to rebuild it.
Councils will be able to establish their own licensing regimes for clubs.

SEV licensing is now a step closer

Councils will have the power to regulate lapdance clubs

Boards blasted by health report

New document criticises different approaches to licensing.

Trade tributes to Harry Hood

Friends remember veteran operator who was ‘always on the ball’ .

Time to regulate short-term lets

Airbnb-style rentals must face same rules as rest of sector

‘Regulars only’ advice under fire

Police Scotland guidance “beggars belief”, say licensees GUIDANCE from Police Scotland suggesting licensees of premises “associated with” the Glasgow ‘subcrawl’ “consider restricting access to regulars...

Festive trade blow for Scottish pubs

Rural outlets remain hardest hit in ‘difficult’ environment CHRISTMAS and new year business was down for almost half of outlets, with rural pubs the hardest...
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Government to review renewals

Plans to ‘assess what value the renewal process brings’ .
McPherson opened Panda & Sons in 2013. His incentive programme is now in its second year.

Top bars should pay staff more

Bartender calls on operators to consider incentive schemes

Fresh calls to scrap licence renewals

Lawyers and trade groups want ten-year lifespan ditched