Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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News articles from the current issue of the Scottish Licensed Trade News

Make the most of the great outdoors

  SCOTLAND’S climate is often unpredictable, but operators can still make the most of their outdoor spaces while they wait for the elusive sunshine. But before...

Customer service is key to success

Businesses must work together to deliver a consistently high quality experience for the consumer, writes restaurateur James Rusk FOR more than two decades I’ve been working...

Major events can roll away the winter blues

Bars and pubs can capitalise on special occasions to keep their tills ringing IT’S no secret that the early months of the year can be...

Brewers welcome beer duty stamp decision

BREWERS have welcomed the UK government’s decision not to introduce duty stamps for beer bottles. HMRC consulted on the possibility of introducing stamps for...

FA blocks streaming website

THE Football Association Premier League (FAPL) has successfully applied to have internet service providers block access to a website that offers free access to...
Toasting success: Isle of Arran Distillers boss Euan Mitchell said the firm is in good health.

Happy returns for island distillery

Record sales and profits as Arran whisky firm turns 18 ISLE of Arran Distillers has celebrated its 18th anniversary by posting record sales and profits. The...
More than 150 beers from 48 different Scottish breweries competed for this year’s Champion Beer of Scotland award.

A Fyne result for Argyll brewery

Real ale event hailed a success as visitor numbers soar By Matthew Lynas ARGYLL brewer Fyne Ales is celebrating after one of its beers took the...

Minimum price plan ‘on track’

Scottish Government committed despite UK U-turn By Gillian McKenzie THE Scottish Government has vowed to ‘go it alone’ on minimum pricing after plans for a similar...
Delivering the ‘perfect serve’ on soft drinks is key to growing sales, according to CCE.

Tasty times for soft drinks sales

Food pairing and social occasions can buoy category CASUAL dining represents one of the biggest opportunities for growing soft drinks sales in the on-trade, according...
Jacques Borel VAT Club

VAT group calls on licensees to act

Operators urged to cut prices to show impact of 5% tax rate PUB operators across the UK are being urged to cut prices for one...