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5 tips for employers to support their staff’s mental health

Wed 10th October 2018

As World Mental Health Day is celebrated globally today, this presents a great opportunity for employers to look inwards and assess whether they have the right suppo

The Tree House serves up cocktail for charity

Wed 30th May 2018

The Tree House bar and restaurant in Ayr, part of the Buzzworks stable,  is supporting its local Ayr Hospice by donating £1 from every ‘Summer Fruits Tonic&#

New distillery for Cairngorms

Wed 30th May 2018

The first new distillery to be built in the Cairngorms National Park in 15 years is being planned by Speymalt Whisky Distributors, the parent company of family-owned

Hawthorn Leisure sold to NewRiver for £106m

Fri 25th May 2018

Hawthorn Leisure has been sold to NewRiver REIT for £106.8m. The deal sees the group extend its pub estate from 331 to 629 sites and includes 97 Scottish pubs such

New Macallan Distillery breaks the boundaries of distillery design

Wed 23rd May 2018

The Macallan has officially unveiled its new £140m distillery and visitor experience in Speyside at its Easter Elchies estate, and it is stunning. Owners, Edringto

Benromach announce plans for own gin – Red Door Gin

Tue 22nd May 2018

Gin is to be distilled for the first time at The Benromach Distillery in Forres. The new gin will be called Red Door Gin,  after the distillery’s distinctive red

Kopparberg unveil new £6M summer campaign

Thu 17th May 2018

Kopparberg is encouraging drinkers to make the most of the summer weather with a new £6M  campaign, entitled “Outside is Ours”.   The campaign encourages peo

Gordon & MacPhail relaunch whisky portfolio

Tue 17th April 2018

Scotch whisky distiller Gordon & MacPhail has announced the relaunch of its portfolio of single malt Scotch whiskies with the streamlining of its existing portf

Matthew Clark and Bibendum promise business as usual

Fri 13th April 2018

Matthew Clark and Bibendum have issued a joint statement to re-assure Scottish licensees that it is ‘business as usual’ for the companies after their acq

Nic Wood, Signature Pubs: Interview

Mon 9th April 2018

The boss of Signature Pubs, Nic Wood, is looking quite relaxed which is good going considering he has just added another seven pubs to his estate. This makes him one

Alain Roux and Michel Roux OBE to open in the Balmoral

Mon 9th April 2018

Alain Roux, Chef Patron of The Waterside Inn, Bray-on-Thames, and his father, Michel Roux, O.B.E., legendary chef and restaurateur, are set to launch a new restauran

C&C Group bids to buy Matthew Clark and Bibendum

Wed 4th April 2018

C&C Group PLC has entered a bid to acquire Matthew Clark (Holdings) Ltd and Bibendum PLB. The move is supported by AB InBev, who will provide financial support f

Wetherspoon’s preliminary results show a healthy sales growth but Martin slams remainers

Fri 16th March 2018

J D Wetherspoon’s Preliminary results (For the 26 weeks ended 28 January 2018) show an increase in revenue of 3.6% to £830.4m, with like-for like sales up 6.1

Buzzworks celebrate 9.2% rise in profits as turnover hits £14.8m

Tue 30th January 2018

Buzzworks, the award-winning Ayrshire-based hospitality group, owned by Kenny, Colin and Alison Blair, celebrated a rise in turnover of 15.6% to £14.8 million and a

David King takes UK under his wing at Gordon & MacPhail

Mon 22nd January 2018

Gordon & MacPhail has announced that David King, International Sales Director, will add the UK market to his existing international remit following a strategic r