Friday, March 22, 2019

Security vital for vacant pubs

Keeping empty properties secure can be cheaper in the long-run EMPTY pubs and restaurants are not exciting, writes Mark Cosh of vacant property management firm...

Migrant worker checks must be stringent

THE UK Border Agency’s clamp-down on businesses using illegal migrant workers has been further reinforced with the news of two central belt businesses facing...

Group dives into the Blue

GLASGOW bar The Big Blue has expanded its outdoor dining space in time for summer, with the introduction of new seating and the opening...

MasterChef Tim brews up

BBC MasterChef champ Tim Anderson took time out the kitchen recently to help the team at Alva’s Harviestoun Brewery cook up a batch of...

Sun shines on Magners sales

GOOD weather and the sequence of bank holidays in April and May provided some respite from “challenging” trading conditions, the firm behind Tennent’s lager...

City chiefs launch alcohol crackdown

Task force set up to tackle Glasgow’s ‘booze culture’ TOUGHER sanctions for off-sales caught selling alcohol to under 18s is one of a number of...

The Famous Grouse Famous Pubs 2011

The Famous Grouse launches campaign to find the UK's most famous pub Following on from the success of The Famous Grouse Famous Pubs campaign last...

Macleod snaps up distillery No.2

Speyside the focus as Diageo plans to up Scotch whisky production IAN Macleod Distillers has underpinned its future growth plans with the acquisition of a...

Morton moves to take Inverarity

Drinks wholesaler Wm Morton strengthened its position in the Scottish wine market last week by clinching a deal to acquire Inverarity Vaults. The deal effectively sees Glasgow-based Morton, which incorporates Cheviot Wines, become Scotland’s biggest independent wine supplier. It also brings months of speculation over Inverarity’s future to a close.

Heineken bids to boost cask share

HEINEKEN UK has expanded the range of regional and national cask ales it offers its free trade customers to help them make the most...