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The Scottish Licensed Trade Association is indebted to the following companies for the continued support they provide. Visit their sites to find out more about them and their products/services.

Abercrombie Gemmell Chartered Accountants

The firm was started in 1991 by Colin Abercrombie.  Since that time the firm has grown in size and reputation and now employs 16 staff in state of the art offices in Bearsden. The firm has established a reputation for excellence and proactivity in service delivery to owner-managed and family businesses.  The firm’s bye-words of “urgency” and “innovation” underpin a culture of obsession with our clients’ fiscal and financial health.

The Ben

The BEN, under various guises, has been in operation since 1864.   The Scottish Wine and Spirit Merchants’ Benevolent Institution was founded in Glasgow in 1864. The East of Scotland Licensed Trade Benevolent Institution in 1887. They joined forces in 1976 to form the Benevolent Society of the Licensed Trade of Scotland, shortened to The BEN. The BEN exists to help and care for former and current members of the trade financially and in other ways as much as is practicable.   To achieve this, the BEN must generate adequate funds, guard them and use them wisely.

BOC Sureserve

Providing the most reliable, professional gas supply to the hospitality and leisure industries.   BOC Sureserve is the UK’s number one dispense gas supplier for a very good reason – the company offer a complete range of gases and equipment, ensuring you serve the perfect pint every time.
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Maxxium UK Ltd.

Maxxium UK Limited is part of the global sales and distribution alliance between Beam Global Spirits and Wine Inc and The Edrington Group. Its portfolio of premium spirits includes: The Famous Grouse, Teacher’s and Cutty Sark blended Scotch; Highland Park, Laphroaig and The Macallan single malts; Courvoisier cognac; Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark bourbon. In addition Maxxium has premium brands across a number of other drinks categories including Sourz, Brugal, Sauza, Harveys and Cockburn’s. Maxxium UK also represents third-party drinks brands including Stolichnaya vodka, Bols liqueurs, Galliano and The Glenrothes.

Save money and reduce supplier costs with FREE Pelican membership – Now available to STLA members.   Receive discounted pricing from up to four suppliers totally free of charge – or access the full supplier list for just £60 per year (normal price £400). By using Pelican’s total collective purchasing volume of £125m, you can access reduced supplier prices from over 180 local & national suppliers – delivering considerable cost savings across your business.   To find out more about Pelican’s expert purchasing services and for FREE no-obligation supplier price please click on the logo for more information.

Tennent Caledonian Breweries UK Ltd

Brewed at the Wellpark Brewery, Glasgow.  Every pint of Tennent’s is made with pride by people who know a thing or two about beer.  In fact, here at Wellpark, we’ve been brewing Tennent’s since 1885, slowly crafting a lager that is rooted in community and tradition.  Over the years, our brewery has become part of the Glasgow landscape, but out lager is famous far beyond its home city – for its crisp taste and refreshingly clean finish.

Tennent’s Training Academy

Tennent’s Training Academy is a dedicated hospitality training academy based in the grounds of the famous Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow.   The Academy offers a fresh approach to learning new skills with exciting cookery classes, legislative hospitality trade courses and inspirational teaching in a unique environment. Click on logo for more information.

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