Tag: Scottish Government

coronavirus
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SGF issues plea for patience amid Omicron restrictions

Some stores are likely to have to reintroduce queuing systems to manage enhanced physical distancing as part of...

Empty bottles and cans
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Scottish government confirms start date for DRS

The Scottish government has confirmed that a deposit return scheme in Scotland will launch on 16 August 2023....

Scottish Parliament building
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Scottish Budget: Business rates relief to continue

Small retailers will continue to receive business rates relief in the first three months of the 2022-23 financial...

Scottish Parliament
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Scottish Government comes under pressure to increase MUP

Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) and Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) are calling for an increase in...

Beach litter
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Scotland to ban most problematic single-use plastics

Scotland has become the first UK nation to pursue a ban on some of the most problematic single-use...

Scottish Parliament
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Scottish Government refuses to close large stores on New Year’s Day

Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw says it is “deeply disappointed” that the Scottish Government has refused to close large...

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Shoppers begin buying Scotland Loves Local gift cards

Scotland Loves Local gift cards, which help shoppers show their support for businesses in their community,  are now...

Scottish Parliament building
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Government seeks views on plan to end need for food banks

The Scottish government has launched a consultation on proposals to end the need for food banks. The consultation...

Purdey's Rejuvenate
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Healthier options, healthier sales

The slow but steady drift towards greater consumer demand for healthier options shows no sign of relenting and...

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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...