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Trade already feeling brunt of Brexit

SCOTTISH hospitality businesses are already feeling a negative impact from Brexit, according to the most recent SLTA

Fresh fears over PLH renewals

Trade and licensing lawyers slam timing of government review

Trade rebuffs fresh alcohol levy calls

Any additional alcohol tax should target supermarkets, says the SLTA.

Waterson steps down as SLTA chief

PAUL Waterson has stood down as chief executive of the Scottish Licensed Trade Association (SLTA).

Appeal figures underline flaws

SLTN finds more than half of appeals to 2010 revaluation were rejected

Should councils control rates?

Trade split on suggestion local authorities should run the show By Dave Hunter The licensed trade is split over suggestions that all control of business rates …

Clarity is needed on fit and proper

Clear definition required as applicant assessment is reintroduced to law Operators and trade groups have issued fresh calls for a clear definition of ‘fit …

Rates increases blasted

OPERATORS and trade groups have slammed newly announced draft rateable values which will see many licensees across Scotland paying higher business rates. The …

Sound of music secured at last

Edinburgh board amends policy after long-fought campaign Edinburgh pubs and bars look set to benefit from a more liberal music policy after the licensing board …

Trade slams Hogmanay Old Firm clash

OPERATORS and trade groups have criticised the decision to schedule an Old Firm match for Hogmanay, branding the timing of the fixture “senseless”. The …