say a pub closure rate in Scotland of between six and seven a week is likely to rise.
survey said losses had not been counter-balanced by new business from non-smokers.
survey said losses had not been counterbalanced by new business from non-smokers, with 20 per cent reporting more new customers or more frequent visits but 17 per cent reporting fewer.
But Paul Waterson, of the SLTA
, said the smoking comparison was misleading since MSPs had not rationed tobacco.
want pubs which do not serve food to be excluded from the ban.
chief executive Paul Waterson added: "More matches have to be played on midweek evenings, preferably Mondays, traditionally the city centre's quietest night of the week.
No place for the SLTA
, which represents 1,600 licencees and been around for 124 years.
chairman Alastair Don fears many pubs could be priced out of the market though Setanta fees have yet to be announced.
We use Echelon's SLTA
serial LonTalk adapter and LNS network operating system to provide remote connectivity, monitoring, control, and diagnostics," said Dan Erickson, product manager of PowerCommand Networks and Switchgear, Cummins Power Generation.
This plan was backed by our biggest breweries, the SLTA
and many, many people that work or receive work from our trade, from architects to delivery boys, from engineers to DJs and guess what.
say they would prefer that the statutory 11pm pub closing time be lifted to 12 midnight and off sales allowed to open till 11pm.
Paul Waterson, of the SLTA
, said: "In 30-plus years in the trade, times have never been so bad.