Recent high-profile closures have reinforced the resilience of Scotland’s independent restaurant scene, writes Alan Gordon .
With a backlog of personal licence renewals expected, make sure you have more than one PLH on your staff, says lawyer Janet Hood .
Hospitality businesses can take opportunity to build more effective marketing databases, writes software developer Patrick Clover .
Further legislative change is on the horizon and hospitality sector employers must keep up to speed, writes lawyer Laura Salmond .
As new bills begin to arrive the much-lauded cap is not the reprieve it seemed to be, writes rates specialist Martin Clarkson .
Scottish Government ignored industry advice to make damaging tourist tax decision, writes UK Hospitality’s Willie Macleod
Business owners should take steps now ahead of the April 2019 compliance deadline, writes Mel Stride MP
The importance of working together cannot be underestimated, writes Inspector Susan Gillon
This year has brought plenty more for operators in the Scottish trade to keep track of, writes licensing lawyer Theresa Hunt
In the second part of his article on GDPR, lawyer Stephen Connolly details the various ways licensed trade businesses must look after personal data