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Adam Hardie

Adam Hardie

Business Development Partner and Head of Food & Drink

28 October 2018

Investment on the menu at food and drink event

A potent cocktail of gin and funding advice was served up to guests attending Johnston Carmichael’s Meet the Food and Drink Investor event.


Adam Hardie

Adam Hardie

Business Development Partner and Head of Food & Drink

8 October 2018

Access to investment on the menu at food and drink event

Johnston Carmichael is serving up another helping of an event designed to help Scottish food and drink businesses source investment.


Lesley Munro

Lesley Munro

Corporate Finance Director

22 August 2018

Strong brand is key in competitive drinks industry

Scotland’s spirits industry has grown exponentially, with HMRC recording a 107 per cent rise in the number of new gin and whisky distilleries across the UK in the last five years. In a competitive market, producers need to differentiate themselves to unlock the funding they need for growth.


Adam Hardie

Adam Hardie

Business Development Partner and Head of Food & Drink

18 July 2018

Scots food and drink firms issue Brexit skills warning

Scotland’s growing food and drink industry will suffer if access to skilled labour is adversely impacted by Brexit.


Adam Hardie

Adam Hardie

Business Development Partner and Head of Food & Drink

12 January 2018

Dedicated ‘Hop’line’ launched for Scottish brewers

The new hotline service is available exclusively to members of TBAS to help and support for Scottish brewers on a wide range of licensing and HMRC issues including licence applications and training, Small Brewers’ Relief scheme, VAT, import and export producers and excise licensing, as well as broader legal and accountancy services.