Trade groups The Scottish Licensed Trade Association (SLTA), UK Hospitality Scotland and the Scottish Beer & Pub Association (SBPA) have jointly called on the Scottish Government to ensure any easing of outdoor seating rules also covers bars and pubs.
Diageo has unveiled the new visitor centre at its Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye.
A NEW craft beer festival will take place in Edinburgh this month with the launch of Indie Beer Scotland.
INVERNESS has a new whisky distillery and brewery. Named after the Gaelic word for monster, Uilebheist sits on the banks of the River Ness and will operate to a low carbon plan.
COCKTAILS are set to take centre stage in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen in the coming weeks as the three cities host their respective Cocktail Week events.
A GROUP of MSPs has warned the Scottish Government that the upcoming Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) could prove “a very costly failure” without an urgent review.
The much hoped for recovery still seems a long way away, writes Leon Thompson of UK Hospitality Scotland.
Recent reports have highlighted the recruitment difficulties being faced by the hospitality sector in Scotland, writes immigration lawyer Ashley Fleming.
Trade groups have called on the incoming prime minister to cut VAT for hospitality as prices continue to rise at their fastest rate for 40 years.
The Scottish Government has begun its review of the Minimum Unit Price (MUP) legislation with a series of ‘roundtable’ events and an online survey.