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Proposed Bill divides trade

War of words over the need for a Scottish pubs code heats up …

Budget blasted by drinks groups

Drinks duty increase is a ‘major blow’ to the industry DRINKS firms, trade and consumer groups have blasted the UK government after chancellor Phillip …

Groups call for duty cut

Industry bodies urge chancellor to reduce tax in Budget WITH the 2017 Budget less than a week away, brewing and pub industry bodies have called for a further …

Beer groups issue a joint call of duty

Westminster government urged to cut tax in Budget next month A CUT in beer duty in next month’s Budget would help encourage investment, protect jobs and …

Holyrood: Tied pubs are not disadvantaged

Study into Scottish pub market recommends more conversation before legislation LEASED pubs operating under the beer tie in Scotland are not unfairly …

Alloa brewery strikes more gold

Williams Bros enjoys success in UK-wide beer competition Alloa-based craft brewery Williams Bros is the only Scottish brewer to have won a gold award at this …

Pubs code ‘does not go far enough’

Scottish Government ‘considering’ if legislation needed By Gillian McKenzie A NEW voluntary code of practice for tied pubs in Scotland has been criticised …

All change at CAMRA?

THE Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has announced a major review of its organisation which could see it move away from the arena of cask ale. The consumer group, …

Thousands to visit Paisley for festival

Paisley’s beer festival, which organisers claim is the biggest in Scotland, is expected to attract thousands of ale lovers to the town this April. The …

Trade is urged to back duty cut call

Scottish operators are being urged to back a new campaign calling for a cut in beer duty in next month’s Budget. The Scottish Beer & Pub Association …

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