Tag: Scottish Government

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Usdaw secures Ne’er Day trading consultation

Retail trade union Usdaw has secured a commitment from the Scottish Government to consult on large stores closing...

Kate Forbes
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Rates relief extended

Retail businesses – alongside the tourist, hospitality and aviation sectors – will pay no business rates during 2021-22...

Daniel Johnson
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Scottish Government backs Shopworker Protection Bill

In a rare bit of positive news from Holyrood, the Scottish Government has backed Daniel Johnson’s Shopworkers Protection...

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...

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2017 revaluation appeal disposal deadline moves back a year

The Scottish Government has announced its intention to extend the statutory deadline for disposing outstanding 2017 revaluation appeals...

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In-store face masks become compulsory

Face coverings in shops in Scotland are to become mandatory from 10 July. The measure will apply to...

Colin Smith
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SWA joins Scottish Tourism Recovery Taskforce

The Scottish Wholesale Association has been invited to participate in the new Scottish Tourism Recovery Taskforce. Chaired by...

Pete Cheema
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SGF disappointment at business support conditionality recommendation

Scottish Grocers Federation has strongly criticised key recommendations in the report from the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery....

Pete Cheema
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SGF anger at closure of retailer support scheme

Scottish Grocers Federation is putting the Scottish government under pressure to reconsider the decision to close the Covid-19...

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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,...