Paul Waterson

Wednesday 13 May 2015

THE relationship between police and Scotland's licensed trade is at risk of collapse because of the force's heavy-handed interventions and aggressive attitudes of officers, industry leaders claim.

Saturday 21 March 2015

Licensed trade chiefs have called for alcohol sales to be taxed at a lower rate in pubs than in supermarkets to help the industry combat falling sales.

Friday 20 March 2015

PUB landlords are fighting to save their livelihoods after the biggest survey of the industry since Scotland's tough new drink-drive limits were imposed revealed another slump in alcohol sales.

Friday 13 February 2015

Scotland's licensed trade has called for the government to help prevent mass pub closures after bar alcohol sales plunged by up to 60 per cent since the introduction of strict new drink-drive limits.