Tag: Scottish Parliament

Daniel Johnson, Colin Smith and Richard Lochhead at the Holyrood reception.

Scottish wholesalers make parliamentary delivery

Politicians have been given an insight into all channels of Scotland’s food and drinks sector during a Scottish Wholesale Association parliamentary reception at Holyrood.

Praise for local hero

A KIRKCALDY supermarket worker has been praised at the Scottish Parliament for her outstanding efforts in the community.

Parliament signs off on DRS

DRS has been given the green light by the Scottish Parliament, paving the way for the launch of deposit return in July 2022. MSPs signed...

Council rates control plan blocked

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to hand over control of business rates to local authorities has been quashed at the Scottish Parliament. MSPs have voted to retain...
Symbol stores

Changing course or sticking together

January is a good time to reassess symbols and see what’s out there for convenience retailers

Cross Party Group piles on the pressure

THE increasing financial pressure on retailers was the focus of the first official meeting of the Cross Party Group on Independent Convenience Stores, held...

Should you bring a refit forward?

Changes to drinks licence overprovision rules could mean moving or extending your in-store licensed areas will become much more difficult. ARE you mulling over a...

Set for a late rush?

THE act that governs licensing aspects of Scotland’s drinks regulations – rules such as how many licences are needed to run a liquor retailing...