Plans to ‘assess what value the renewal process brings’ .
Glasgow City Council has become the first local authority to launch a consultation on the possible licensing of sexual entertainment venues (SEVs) in its area .
The operator of an award-winning Isle of Mull pub gutted by fire last month has vowed to rebuild it .
Friends remember veteran operator who was ‘always on the ball’ .
Business rates legislation must go further, says trade .
Tourist locations across Scotland are to benefit from a share of nearly £3 million in funding to help improve facilities and cater for increasing visitor numbers .
Licensee brings drink of the forbidden fruit to the fore .
Hospitality charity unveils Wellness Charter in Edinburgh .
Craft beer is likely to become an “essential” for bars and pubs in the years ahead as younger consumers continue to drive demand .
A Fife brewer will be helping to save lives at sea through the launch of a new beer .