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​Investing in Scotland's tourism sector - Marriott International plans seven new Scottish hotels
FM welcomes announcement that Marriott International plans to open seven new hotels in Scotland.
A Guide to Business Rates Revaluation 2017
The Non-Domestic Rates (Transitional Relief) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 is the Statutory Instrument, which was approved on 16 March and comes into effect on 1 April.
The Talker | Edition 011
Welcome to the post-Scottish Tourism Week 2017 edition of The Talker!
​BREAKING NEWS: Further clarity on business rates cap announced at STA Conference
Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs has just announced that the business rates increase cap will now be extended to other accommodation including self-catering, guesthouses, B&B, timeshare units, hostels, camping…
IndyRef 2: What you need to know right now – Grayling PR
Nicola Sturgeon gave Theresa May a final ultimatum on Monday morning at a press conference at Bute House, ahead of her much anticipated speech at SNP Conference due this coming Saturday.
​ Making memories for visitors – article in today's Scotsman
The vision of the national tourism strategy tourism Scotland 2020 is for Scotland to be a destination of first choice for a high quality, value for money and memorable customer experience, delivered by skilled and passionate people.
CalMac apprentices celebrate a year of firsts as part of the Scottish Apprenticeship Week
· CalMac brings all elements of its apprenticeship training to Scotland for the first time · The company introduces a new course – MA in hospitality with maritime enhancements – the first of its kind in the UK · For the first time, CalMac has…
​Scottish Business Sustainability Partnership Workshops – March
The Scottish Business Sustainability Partnership (see below)* are holding 4 half day networking workshops across Scotland in March which might be of interest to you and your colleagues.
Search begins for Year of Young People 2018 Ambassadors
Today Mark McDonald, Scottish Government Minister for Childcare and Early Years, was joined by a group of young people from across the country, at the National Museum of Scotland, to launch a national search for young Ambassadors for Scotland's Year…
Starting and growing my business with modern technology: Tiers of Happiness
​Cake making has been my absolute passion since I was a child, so after creating my own wedding cake I knew it was time to take the plunge and start my own business. Setting up 'Tiers of Happiness' was an incredibly daunting task – I was…