Tag: legislation

Beach litter
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Scotland to ban most problematic single-use plastics

Scotland has become the first UK nation to pursue a ban on some of the most problematic single-use...

empty high street
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Business groups call for rejection of New Year trading ban

Thirteen leading business representative groups and industry bodies have jointly written to Scottish ministers urging them to reject...

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Landmark retailer protection law comes into force in Scotland

Retail workers in Scotland are now better protected as the new Protection of Workers (Retail and Age-restricted Goods...

John Lee, Daniel Johnson, Pete Cheema
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History made as Scottish Shop Workers Bill is passed

Daniel Johnson MSP’s game-changing Protection of Workers Bill was formally passed last month and will now become law...

obese child
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Junk food ad ban: suppliers critical of consultation’s timing

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF), along with UK Hospitality and the Advertising Association, has written an open...

Daniel Johnson
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Scottish Government backs proposed shopworker protection laws

The Scottish Government has thrown its weight behind proposed new legislation that would give shopworkers greater protection from...

Houses of Parliament
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UK Government gives shop worker protection law thumbs down

The UK Government has rejected proposals for a new law to protect shop workers from violence, threats and...

Daniel Johnson
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Protection of Workers Bill gets backing of key Holyrood committee

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has given its unanimous support for the general principles...

obese child
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Scottish Government pauses junk food promotions legislation

The Scottish Government has put a new Bill restricting in-store promotions of foods deemed be high in fats,...

Pete Cheema
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Coronavirus: SGF calls for suspension of new retail legislation

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation has called on the Scottish government to suspend the implementation of any legislation which...