Tag: Scottish Government

Envipco Flex DRS machine
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Glass an unwelcome addition to Scotland’s deposit return scheme

The news that glass bottles will be collected as part of Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) and that small...

Pete Cheema, SGF Chief Executive
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Further food-to-go funding announced

The Scottish Government has released a further £300,000 in funding to help local retailers bolster their food-to-go offering....

Scottish Parliament
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Government confirms extent of growing rates burden

New official figures have revealed that the headline poundage/tax rate for business rates has reached its highest point...

Retail crime seminar: Ash Denham
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Retail crime: what way forward?

The recent SGF seminar on retail crime saw different views on tackling the problem, with the Scottish Government...

DRS: using an RVM
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Public backs ‘easy’ deposit return scheme

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) should be easy to understand, easy to use and easy to access, according...

Scottish Parliament
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Scottish budget clears first hurdle

The draft Scottish budget moved a step closer to approval by the Scottish Parliament yesterday (31 January), when...

Budget calculations
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Don’t count on it

The Scottish Draft Budget proposals laid out by Finance Secretary Derek MacKay has so far received a warmer...

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SGF trashes ScotGov’s junk food proposals

Scottish Grocers Federation has strongly criticised Scottish government proposals to restrict grocery promotions such as multibuys in stores...

Kathryn Neil
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Have your say!

The Scottish Government launched its public consultation on ‘Reducing Health Harms of Foods High in Fat, Sugar or...

TV ad for alcohol
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Ban on pre-watershed booze ads in pipeline

The Scottish government has unveiled plans to ban alcohol advertising on TV before the 9pm watershed. The proposal...