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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 …

Capital alive with the sound of music

EDINBURGH pubs and bars look set to benefit from a more liberal music policy after the licensing board agreed to loosen restrictions on amplified music …

Ad campaign for Scottish bars launched

A MAJOR new advertising campaign to encourage consumers to support their local pubs and clubs has been launched. Trade group the Scottish Licensed Trade …

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