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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.

Sky Sports price increase

Sky has announced that it is increasing its Sky Sports subscription prices by 10% from August 1. The broadcaster said the increase reflects the larger...
• The venues will open in May.

New arrivals at Central

GLASGOW Central Station is to gain two food and drink venues this year with the arrival of Gordon Street Coffee and Alston’s Bar &...

We are listening to trade concerns – MacAskill

Operators and their representatives were stunned the week before Christmas when the Scottish Government launched a consultation on yet more proposals to alter licensing...

Smoke ban impact still felt by the trade

Scotland's pub trade continues to feel the effects of the smoking ban, ten years after it came into force. Licensees say the ban on smoking...

And then there were three

  GLASGOW restaurant group Rusk & Rusk is set to open its third venue with the launch of a new eatery on the city’s Miller...
• Inverarity Morton unveiled its new wine list in Edinburgh earlier this month.

Inverarity unveils merged wine list

THE directors of wholesaler Inverarity Morton have said the company is in a strong position after unveiling its new wine list. The 2019-strong list, revealed...

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