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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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!

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  • Im loving our green shoots of recovery

    Im loving our green shoots of recovery

    Monday 24th August 2020

    Normality is slowly creeping its way back into our lives and we’re starting to take the very first steps back to a pre-lockdown era we enjoyed back in January. 

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  • Smart move to hound for pounds

    Smart move to hound for pounds

    Monday 17th August 2020

    Like many Scottish businesses, our charities have found themselves under the huge strain of the Coronavirus pandemic, especially when relying on fundraising events and public engagement to fund their work.

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  • Vital that we help workers on shop floor

    Vital that we help workers on shop floor

    Monday 10th August 2020

    The outbreak of Covid-19 has affected us all - so much so, that experts believe we could be on the brink of a major mental health crisis. During this time of great uncertainty, anxiety levels have been consistently high. Worries around health, isolation and job security are at the forefront of...

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  • Staycations can give us all a break.

    Staycations can give us all a break.

    Thursday 6th August 2020

    If you had asked any of us at the start of the year whether a fortnight’s holiday staying in sunny Scotland was on the cards, I am sure many of us would have laughed and dismissed the notion immediately in favour of much warmer, drier climes.

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