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Conferences ‘key’ to north-east tourism offering

June 20, 2019

Tourism and conference-hosting is arguably one of the key industries most crucial to sustainable economic growth in Scotland and the north-east. It is a notoriously volatile trade, demanding constant innovation. If this key sector is to be successfully grown it will require long-term strategic thinking.

Business opinion

How to ensure you comply with minimum wage rules

June 17, 2019

Visit Scotland recorded a 10% increase of overseas visitors to Scotland in 2018 and with the hope of another good summer, the ‘Outlander Effect’ bringing tourists from around the world and the film release this month of Robert The Bruce at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, at which the In-Person Strand is sponsored by Johnston Carmichael, we hope this upward trend will continue.