Register your complimentary place at ScotHot, Scotland’s premier showcase for the food, drink, hospitality and tourism returning to SEC Glasgow on 13 – 14 March 2019.
I would like to wish all of our members, supporters, readers and everyone involved in the licensed trade a happy and prosperous holiday season – and a healthy and improving horizon in the coming year.
With venues all around the country going through rigorous assessments, Best Bar None awards presentations have been taking place to reward licensed venues for their commitment to enhancing public safety and customer experience.
FutureChef, the Springboard Charity’s national culinary programme, which introduces young people aged 12 to 16 to the basic cooking skills they will need throughout their life, is urging teachers to get involved.
More than 11,000 pubs have closed in the UK in the last decade – a fall of almost a quarter (23%). Analysis shows that it is small pubs that are disappearing as the big pub chains consolidate their businesses around bigger bars.
Leading tourism and hospitality groups – including the SLTA – have written to Edinburgh City Council outlining their opposition to its proposal to introduce a tourist tax.
Curbs on the marketing of alcoholic drinks to protect children are included in the Scottish Government’s new plans to tackle alcohol harm.
The Licensed Hours Lottery – did your numbers come up? The Granite City has ushered in a change which will come to mean that its pubs benefit from the longest hours in Scotland.
Your input is vital to ensuring the revised qualifications meet your needs and add value to both the individual and business.
An Italian-style aperitivo bar is the latest outlet to join the food and drink scene in Newton Mearns in East Renfrewshire.