Edinburgh

Restaurant business rates capped in Scotland

Restaurant business rates capped in Scotland

By Sophie Witts

The Scottish finance minister has announced a cap on business rates for hospitality companies following warnings that the sector could be crippled by rising fees.

Ricky Kapoor of The Edinburgh Collection welcomes plans to build two luxury hotels in Edinburgh, including the 'ribbon' hotel (pictured here)

Edinburgh hotelier welcomes city’s luxury hotel plans

By Emma Eversham

Ricky Kapoor, commercial director of hotel company The Edinburgh Hotel Collection says he welcomes plans for two new ‘controversial’ luxury hotels in the Scottish capital because it will create more diversity within the city’s hotel market.