Licensing chiefs are demanding answers after the Scottish Government admitted it was aware of errors in legal papers sent to trade bodies.
Ministers warned of business leader revolt if they push ahead with plans for alcohol licensing register
The Scottish Government has been warned it could face widespread protests from business leaders if it pushes ahead with plans to create an alcohol licensing register.
Licensing chief slams plan to set alcohol renewal fee which could leave taxpayers picking up the tab
A Scottish licensing chief has slammed proposals to freeze fees for people applying for a permit to sell alcohol amid claims renewal charges would fail to meet even basic costs.
Scottish Government urged to delay liquor licence renewals after official advice branded ‘utterly inadequate’
A leading expert has urged the Scottish Government to delay a looming renewal of personal liquor licences or risk throwing the industry into "complete meltdown".
Licensing bodies move to ‘crisis planning’ as liquor permit deadline looms without advice from Scottish Government
Licensing bodies have moved to "crisis planning" over a looming deadline to renew liquor permits which could leave thousands of Tayside firms in chaos, according to a leading trade expert.
A leading licensing expert has warned of potential job losses due to a looming national permit "meltdown" which could affect thousands of businesses across Tayside and Fife.
A Dundee nightclub has won its bid to extend its opening hours despite police warning doing so could lead to increased crime and disorder.
A leading licensing expert has warned guidance endorsed by the Scottish Government on minimum unit pricing (MUP) could leave hundreds of well-meaning retailers open to prosecution.
Councillors have told a Dundee bowling club it is still game following a boozy row with neighbours.