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​Investing in Scotland's tourism sector - Marriott International plans seven new Scottish hotels
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FM welcomes announcement that Marriott International plans to open seven new hotels in Scotland.
A Guide to Business Rates Revaluation 2017
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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
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Welcome to the post-Scottish Tourism Week 2017 edition of The Talker!
​BREAKING NEWS: Further clarity on business rates cap announced at STA Conference
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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
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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
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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
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· 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
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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
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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
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​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…