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Contact MSPs to avert disaster

Lawyer calls for the trade to get involved in renewals process …

Minimum unit price revealed

THE Scottish Government has confirmed it will move ahead with its recommendation of a 50 pence minimum unit price for alcohol …

A sound new policy

The Scottish Government has backed calls to implement an ‘agent of change’ principle with immediate effect …

Budget policies are a mixed bag

Some measures welcomed but groups say uncertainties …

Trade groups call for tourist tax to be ruled out

TRADE groups have urged finance minister Derek Mackay to rule out a tourist tax once and for …

Minimum unit pricing date set

Date set for policy to come into effect …

Minimum pricing gets the green light

THE UK Supreme Court today dismissed the Scotch Whisky Association’s (SWA) appeal of the introduction of a minimum unit price (MUP) for alcohol – allowing …

Trade welcomes fresh rates recommendations

Finance secretary pledges to extend cap on increases for another year …

Disappointment at lack of rates reform

THE trade has expressed disappointment at the lack of reform suggested by the Barclay review of the business rates …

Rates biggest worry for trade

Barclay group’s recommendations delayed until August …

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