Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Regulars

Regular articles and general news

New Scottish rum has a Brass Neck

The team behind a new Scottish spiced rum is gearing up to roll the spirit out in the on-trade once lockdown restrictions are lifted.

Supreme Court ruling could lead to COVID insurance payouts

Businesses could be in line for insurance payouts due to the COVID-19 pandemic following a court ruling.

Nicole will make her Mark in bourbon role

Scottish bartender Nicole Sykes has been recruited to a new role for American bourbon brand Maker’s Mark.
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New hospitality development programme launches

A new hospitality development programme which seeks to develop talent to help the sector rebuild in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has been launched

Legal fight was a non-starter

The courts are unlikely to second-guess difficult health decisions

Takeaway rules tightened

Premises offering takeaway services will have to give orders to customers at a serving hatch or doorway from Saturday, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced

Join SLTN and Angostura for virtual rum tasting

SLTN and Angostura are bringing a taste of the Caribbean to the trade this February with a special rum tasting

Dr Kirstie McCallum joins Halewood

Whisky veteran Dr Kirstie McCallum has been appointed as the new master blender of Halewood’s Artisanal Spirits division
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Additional support for island businesses

Hospitality businesses in the Scottish islands currently under level three coronavirus restrictions are to receive additional financial support, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced
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Scottish Government announces ‘top-up’ grants for hospitality

The Scottish Government has announced new “top-up” grants of £6000 or £25,000 for hospitality businesses