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Distillery banking on success after securing new funding deal

ISLAY distillery Bruichladdich has signed a new funding deal which it claims will enable it to significantly expand its production facilities. The deal with …

Wholesaler bolsters team

WINE and spirits wholesaler Gordon & MacPhail has recruited a new sales executive. Jim Irvine will cover the Glasgow, Strathclyde and Argyll areas, …

Craft can make all the difference

CASK ale continues to grow in popularity and can help provide a ‘lifeline’ for struggling pubs, according to the new industry report. The latest Cask …

Investment pays off at Innis & Gunn

Beer firm gains ground in the US after forming Stateside sales function EDINBURGH-based beer firm Innis & Gunn last week reported a 20% rise in turnover in …

Property directors launch new firm

CDLH aims to offer clients a ‘highly specialised, personal service’ A NEW chartered surveyors firm specialising in the leisure and hospitality property …

Anti-sectarian laws could hit pubs

THE Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Bill, introduced to Holyrood on June 16, really boils down to two new offences: …

Trade welcomes broadcast ruling

The trade has welcomed a European Court of Justice ruling which has brought clarity on the use of foreign decoder cards to broadcast top flight football a step …

Hour loss killing Newton Stewart

Late night operators in Newton Stewart say business is being hammered thanks to a decision to shave an hour off permitted hours. Pressure on police resources …

Retailers find way round Act

Supermarkets have provided the “best argument for minimum pricing” through their response to the Alcohol Act, it was claimed last week. Major supermarkets …

Water transformation

THREE newly-refurbished suites have been unveiled at the Lake of Menteith Hotel, representing the final stage in a root and branch redesign of the hotel. The …