Latest Column Posts

RSS Feed for Shaf Rasul's Column Subscribe to Shaf Rasul's blog.

  • Snow hope without late season help

    Snow hope without late season help

    Monday 15th February 2021

    The Scottish winter sports sector could be viewed as a forgotten business victim of the pandemic, buried amongst various other businesses desperately trying to claw their way out of the piling mountains of debt.

    Read Full Post
  • Online sho may be goodbye to stores

    Online sho may be goodbye to stores

    Monday 25th January 2021

    I’m sure most of us can agree that the way we shop has changed to some extent over the past year.

    Read Full Post
  • Is a switch to TGI Thursday 2021 vision

    Is a switch to TGI Thursday 2021 vision

    Monday 14th December 2020

    As we slowly crawl towards the tail end of what has certainly been an eventful twelve months, I can safely say that I’m very much looking forward to the New Year and I’m certain I’m not alone in this. 

    Read Full Post
  • Travel fight to stay on right track

    Travel fight to stay on right track

    Monday 7th December 2020

    Back in January, Scotrail had introduced another price hike across many of its routes, whilst commuters were up in arms over the poor service, lack of carriages and infrequency of the trains.

    Read Full Post
  • All ads up to good sales at Christmas

    All ads up to good sales at Christmas

    Monday 23rd November 2020

    Last week, saw the moment of the year everyone in the nation looks forward to – the release of all the festive ads.

    Read Full Post
  • I rekon tiers are worth it in hospitality

    I rekon tiers are worth it in hospitality

    Monday 2nd November 2020

    Time with friends and extended family is something we have all been missing. Restrictions on meeting others inside our homes, and the closure of pubs and restaurants across large areas of the country, means many of us have gone weeks without enjoying the company of our loved ones.

    Read Full Post
  • Parcel move delivers real inspiration

    Parcel move delivers real inspiration

    Monday 26th October 2020

    According to Dorothy Gail in the Wizard of Oz, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’, and for 2020 in general, that certainly seems to be true.

    Read Full Post
  • Drink firms need spirit to stay alive

    Drink firms need spirit to stay alive

    Monday 19th October 2020

    As the last order bells fell silent and restaurants closed their doors once again on 9th October, it’s safe to say that 2020 has not been the year for Scotland’s hospitality industry.

    Read Full Post
  • We must dig deep to help good causes

    We must dig deep to help good causes

    Monday 5th October 2020

    ALARMING figures published last week estimate that almost one million women in the UK - 78,000 of whom are in Scotland - have missed vital breast screening due to coronavirus.

    Read Full Post
  • Meal deals a real breadwinner

    Meal deals a real breadwinner

    Monday 31st August 2020

    Today officially marks the end of the triumphant ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme launched by the UK Government, to coax people out of lockdown and start spending again. Has it had the desired effect for the hospitality industry? You bet it has!

    Read Full Post

Recent News

News Archive