Tag: Scottish Government

SRC Scottish Budget Report
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Scottish Budget: SRC seeks consumer spending stimulus

The Scottish Retail Consortium is seeking the prioritisation of measures which will support consumer spending and help lift...

Bin lorry
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Scottish wholesalers continue to back kerbside recycling over DRS

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has voiced its disappointment at the Scottish Government’s decision to ask its environment...

Woman shopping
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SRC seeks tax relief for struggling consumers

Speaking to 105 industry leaders and parliamentarians at the SRC’s Annual Reception in Edinburgh yesterday (14 June) evening,...

blu ecigs
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Are you up to speed on new vaping rules?

New legislation comes into effect over the next two months and so SLR gives the low down on...

Arjan Mehr
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Time to sign if you sell ecigs

Retailers who stock ecigs and vaping supplies can start signing up to the Register of Tobacco and Nicotine...

Pete Cheema
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SGF welcomes retailer-friendly budget proposals

Scottish Grocers Federation has broadly welcomed several key measures announced in the Scottish government’s draft budget for 2017-2018....

Antony Begley
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It’s time to take our relationship with Holyrood up a gear

When putting together this month’s cover story on the Scottish Retail Consortium’s outright demand for “tangible actions” from...

Scottish Parliament building
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Time for the Scottish Government to truly back local retailers?

With continuing economic uncertainty, the fallout of Brexit and a range of other challenges, is it time for...

Dennis & Linda Williams
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Broadway’s Big Breakfast goes down well with Health Minister

Amid growing concern about the numbers of children in Scotland at risk of being obese and overweight, local...

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Minimum alcohol pricing breaches free-trade laws, says court

The Scottish government’s proposal for minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol is a contravention of EU free-trade laws,...