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Tourist Tax
In recent months, a number of our Local Authorities and the Convention of Scottish Local…

Tourist Tax

In recent months, a number of our Local Authorities and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (CoSLA) have called for…

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Register Free ScotHot 2019
Register your complimentary place at ScotHot, Scotland’s premier showcase for the food, drink, hospitality and…

Register Free ScotHot 2019

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.
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SLTA’s 12 Days of Christmas
I would like to wish all of our members, supporters, readers and everyone involved in…

SLTA’s 12 Days of Christmas

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.
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Best Bar None Scotland
Best Bar None in focus
With venues all around the country going through rigorous assessments, Best Bar None awards presentations…

Best Bar None in focus

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.
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Get involved with Springboard’s FutureChef
FutureChef, the Springboard Charity’s national culinary programme, which introduces young people aged 12 to 16…

Get involved with Springboard’s FutureChef

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.
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Economies of Ale: small pubs close as chains focus on big bars
More than 11,000 pubs have closed in the UK in the last decade – a…

Economies of Ale: small pubs close as chains focus on big bars

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.
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SLTA opposes Edinburgh tourist tax
Leading tourism and hospitality groups – including the SLTA – have written to Edinburgh City…

SLTA opposes Edinburgh tourist tax

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.
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SLTA opposes blanket ban on alcohol advertising
Curbs on the marketing of alcoholic drinks to protect children are included in the Scottish…

SLTA opposes blanket ban on alcohol advertising

Curbs on the marketing of alcoholic drinks to protect children are included in the Scottish Government’s new plans to tackle alcohol harm.
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Hill Brown Licensing Q&A – The Licensed Hours Lottery
The Licensed Hours Lottery – did your numbers come up? The Granite City has ushered…

Hill Brown Licensing Q&A – The Licensed Hours Lottery

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.
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Scottish Personal Licence Holder Qualification Consultation
Your input is vital to ensuring the revised qualifications meet your needs and add value…

Scottish Personal Licence Holder Qualification Consultation

Your input is vital to ensuring the revised qualifications meet your needs and add value to both the individual and business.
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INDUSTRY INVESTMENT: Bibi Aperitivo Bar, Newton Mearns
An Italian-style aperitivo bar is the latest outlet to join the food and drink scene…

INDUSTRY INVESTMENT: Bibi Aperitivo Bar, Newton Mearns

An Italian-style aperitivo bar is the latest outlet to join the food and drink scene in Newton Mearns in East Renfrewshire.
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Food Standards Scotland seeks views on out-of-home (OOH) eating
The proposals are aimed at promoting changes towards healthier versions of our favourite foods.

Food Standards Scotland seeks views on out-of-home (OOH) eating

The proposals are aimed at promoting changes towards healthier versions of our favourite foods.
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