Paul Waterson

Sunday 11 May 2014

TEENAGERS illegally buying alcohol are given immunity from prosecution, it has been claimed, as official figures show just three convictions in three years.

Tuesday 25 March 2014

MINISTERS from the Scottish and UK governments have been lined up to answer questions on the impact the independence referendum will have on the hospitality industry north of the Border.

Thursday 13 February 2014

SHARES in Punch Taverns have tumbled by 5% after the pub company decided to pursue further talks with bondholders on proposals to restructure its £2.3 billion debt pile.

Thursday 21 March 2013

THE Scotch whisky industry has reacted furiously to George Osborne's move to raise spirits duty, but brewers and pub groups toasted the Chancellor for scrapping the alcohol duty escalator for beer and knocking 1p off the price of a pint.