Tag: Scottish Government

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Scottish Government unveils plan to make eating out healthier

The Scottish Government has outlined plans to work closely with the food industry to make eating out healthier...

Empty bottles and cans
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Trade body asks Scottish Government to consider challenges with DRS deadline

The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) is calling on the Scottish Government to consider the challenges with its...

Nicola Sturgeon
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First Minister introduces Retail Strategy

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined the Scottish Government’s legislative priorities for 2021/22, including plans to introduce a...

busy high street
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Scottish Retail Consortium makes Budget recommendations

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has published its recommendations for the Scottish Government’s 2022-2023 Budget, calling for action...

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...

obese child
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Junk food: ‘further policy action needed,’ says watchdog

Food Standards Scotland has published its strategic ambitions for the next five years, placing a renewed emphasis on...

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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...