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Trade hits out at tourist tax talk

Renewed opposition as visitor levy debate rumbles on

Brexit threat looms large

Exiting the EU amongst biggest challenges facing trade in 2019

ScotHot unveils sizzling line-up

Scotland's biggest hospitality trade show – ScotHot – is set to return to Glasgow – and registration is now open for this year’s show

Trade groups question tourist tax claims

TRADE groups have castigated the “ambiguous” claims that there is widespread support among businesses for the introduction of a tourist tax in Edinburgh.

Mixed response to Budget measures

The draft Scottish Budget has met with a mixed response from trade bodies and business

Call to scrap tourist tax poll

Capital consultation ‘not fit for purpose’, say trade groups

Rates cap extension welcomed

Hospitality trade groups have welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that it will cap business rates increases at 12.5% until 2022

Tourist tax would harm economy

Claims levy would cost millions as consultation looms

Plans will lead to staff ‘crisis’

MAC proposals will worsen workforce shortage, groups warn

Time to regulate short-term lets

Airbnb-style rentals must face same rules as rest of sector