Friday, December 4, 2020
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Fresh calls to scrap licence renewals

Lawyers and trade groups want ten-year lifespan ditched
Traditional pub

Alcohol label laws slammed

Holyrood is watching new Irish measures “with interest”

City clubbers give scanner thumbs up

Almost 10,000 clubbers have given the thumbs up to a new fingerprint ID scanner – less than four weeks after it was installed at a Glasgow club. The Scannet system, which operator Carlo Citti initially launched in Campus on Sauchiehall Street before rolling it out to sister venues O’Couture and Club 520, requires customers to register their passport or driving licence details and provide their thumb print.

Property firm snaps up rival

Jones Lang LaSalle and King Sturge merge in £197 million deal. JONES Lang LaSalle has strengthened its standing in the licensed property market in Scotland after agreeing to acquire rival firm King Sturge.

Support for Scottish music venues being ‘actively considered’

Support for grassroots music venues is being “actively considered” by the Scottish Government, economy secretary Fiona Hyslop has said

Edinburgh restaurant Ondine secures support through Bounce Back Loan Scheme

A seafood restaurant in Edinburgh is now in a “positive position” after securing a five-figure sum through the UK Government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme

Ensure collection of customer details meets data protection requirements

The Scottish Government’s easing of the lockdown restrictions has now come into force for the licensed trade

Support for Aberdeen businesses as lockdown continues

A £1 million support fund for Aberdeen businesses has been announced by first minister Nicola Sturgeon as she confirmed lockdown restrictions in the city are to remain in place

Brewdog’s last crowdfund looks to Tomorrow

BrewDog has announced that the final round of its Equity for Punks crowdfunding programme will be dedicated to supporting the company’s sustainability projects
Dont Stop the Music campagin poster

Campaign launched to end background music ban

Operators have backed a new campaign calling for an end to the background music ban in Scotland’s pubs and restaurants