Tag: Scottish Government

Scottish Parliament
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MSPs report on DRS regs

The Holyrood committee overseeing the implementation of DRS has published a report on proposed draft regulations for the...

David Lonsdale
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SRC slams proposed regional rates amendment

Green Party MSP Andy Wightman has proposed an amendment to the Non-Domestic Rates Bill currently before the Scottish...

Colin Smith
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Wholesalers should help run DRS, demands SWA

The Scottish Wholesale Association has called on the Scottish Government to give it a place on the board...

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Retailers hungry for food-to-go grants

Seventy-three convenience stores from across Scotland – including stores from island and rural communities – have benefited from...

broken glass
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Glass is not clear cut

While most retailers would on principle agree with the inclusion of glass in the forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme,...

broken glass
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DRS: trade associations share glass concerns

Sixteen industry bodies, including the SWA, SGF and SRC, have supported British Glass in an open letter to...

obese child
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Sturgeon urged to act on junk food price promos

Health groups and campaigners have united to call on the First Minister to curtail promotions on food and...

Best Start cards
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Best Start cards replace Healthy Start paper vouchers

The Scottish Government has launched a new Best Start payment card to replace Westminster's Healthy Start food vouchers...

SGF vaping event
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Lost in the clouds

Last month’s vaping event organised by the SGF confirmed that a lot of work still needs to be...

Nicola Sturgeon
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FM to address SGF conference

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will give the keynote address at the Federation’s annual conference in Glasgow on 25...