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Police: we want to work together

‘No targets attributed to licensing’, force claims By Dave Hunter Police Scotland has moved to reassure the licensed trade that it is moving away from the …

Police should stick to remit on alcohol

Officers have adopted wider brief in recent years TRADITIONALLY, the police have always played a central role in a licensing system with a focus on enforcement …

Police move to allay commissioner fears

POLICE Scotland has moved to tackle fears that the creation of a new ‘intelligence commissioner’ role would lead to ‘witch trials’ in the licensed …

New regime will ‘tackle corruption’

The introduction of a new regulatory regime for private security companies should help raise standards and cut the number of “corrupt” firms in the …

Best Bar None Scheme – Edinburgh hospitality focus

Industry must continue to pull together to raise standards, writes Scottish Business Resilience Centre boss Mandy Haeburn Little AUGUST heralds the start of …

Maxxium UK backs best bars scheme

MAXXIUM UK has signed up as the fifth major drinks company to support the Best Bar None scheme in Scotland. The distributor joins Diageo, Molson Coors, …

Overprovision back in the spotlight

Health lobby seeks to make its mark on policy statements By Jack Cummins EVERY three years licensing boards must prepare and publish a statement of licensing …

Police powers call rebuffed

Convener “frustrated” at suggestion boards are failing to act By Gillian McKenzie A CALL for police to be given greater licensing powers if boards are …

Law group slams alcohol ban plan

THE Law Society of Scotland has criticised proposals to give police powers to close premises selling alcohol near football stadiums when games are on. In its …

Board welcomes Pubwatch dialogue

A MEETING held between Glasgow’s Pubwatch groups, licensing board, LSOs and the police last week was hailed as a significant step in maintaining positive …

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