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Last orders for small pubs?

Nearly one in four pubs have closed since 2008, ONS says …

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 …

Opportunities for canny operators

Report highlights key issues and chances to grow business …

U-turn needed on immigration plans

Concerns over UK Government attempt to curb net migration …

Tourist tax would harm economy

Claims levy would cost millions as consultation looms …

Tips legislation divides trade

Proposals to control tipping via law splits opinion …

Plans will lead to staff ‘crisis’

MAC proposals will worsen workforce shortage, groups warn …

Outrage over levy lobbying

Councils group COSLA is blasted for its tourist tax proposals …

Island trail shines light on whiskies

Those on the route will be able to take in some of the islands’ most iconic sites, such as the Cuillin on Skye . …