Calls for Deposit Return Scheme to be put on ice

The implementation of the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) in Scotland should be pushed beyond the intended July 2022 launch so the focus can remain on businesses’ survival and recovery from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

Glasgow pub GM raises money for families of COVID-19 victims

Steven Samson, general manager of The Merchant in Glasgow, together with nine others, completed a virtual journey of almost 600 miles on Monday (April 27) to raise money for the families of colleagues who lost their lives to coronavirus

Harviestoun Brewery’s stairway to success for the NHS

Staff at Harviestoun Brewery will be aiming for the dizzying heights of success this weekend as they embark on a charity climbing challenge in aid of the NHS

Coronavirus: pubs need specific support

Pressure is mounting on the UK and Scottish governments to provide more comprehensive support for pubs during the current shutdown and beyond

Coronavirus: industry collaborates on national action plan for tourism sector

Hospitality and tourism trade groups are working with local and Scottish government representatives on a national action plan to tackle the current issues facing the industry and look ahead at how it might recover post-lockdown

Get puzzled with Glengoyne

Glengoyne, the Ian Macleod-owned whisky brand, has released a limited-edition jigsaw puzzle to help the public beat the lockdown blues

Aberdeen takes May Day online

Aberdeen bars will join forces this Sunday (May 3) to stage Virtual May Day after the coronavirus closure put the brakes on one of the busiest days for the trade in the city

Coronavirus: ‘bounce back’ loans may not help many pubs

More than 10,000 UK pubs still are not receiving any financial support from government, according to the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA)

Mull Music Festival in tune for charity

A Scottish music festival staged online after the event was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than £1500 for charity

Hotel group pulls out all the stops to thank frontline workers

Crerar Hotels has launched a new campaign designed to thank health workers, care staff and their families for their efforts during the coronavirus outbreak