Minimum Pricing is likely to survive its 2024 review with a higher unit price, writes SLTN legal columnist Jack Cummins.
ARE you a landlord in the hospitality sector or thinking of leasing out licensed premises? Be aware of the risks and the potential for outright disaster!
You’re about to take a big step on the hospitality ladder: acquiring your own business ... and a close look at the premises licence is the first step towards maximising trading opportunities.
For more than two decades campaigners have fought to close down these forms of entertainment on the basis that they amount to the exploitation of women.
It’s becoming even clearer that these proposals are poorly thought out – and at least some of the restrictions under contemplation may be simply unenforceable.
Christmas came early for the anti-alcohol lobbyists. Last November the Scottish Government published a 63-page consultation document on ‘restricting alcohol advertising and promotion’... ticking just about every conceivable box in the campaigners’ wish list.
Current rules aren’t perfect but still a marked improvement on law governing under 18s access to licensed premises.
Plans to tackle ‘unhealthy’ eating habits leave a bad taste
Operating an unlicensed outdoor area could prove very risky
Departing from an operating plan can land a business in hot water