Burnside (UK) and Burnside Inns, the Scottish pub and restaurant firms, have entered administration. Burnside (UK) owns and operates the Plough Hotel in Stenhousemuir and the Graeme, a hotel, bar and restaurant in Falkirk. Burnside Inns Ltd owns and operates the Red Lion, a hotel and Chinese restaurant in Larbert, Stirlingshire. Blair Nimmo, Gary Fraser and Neil Armour of KPMG have been appointed joint administrators of both firms. All three businesses are continuing to trade while the administrators attempt to find a buyer, although five of staff have been made redundant, out of a total of 52. Convivial Management Services has been appointed as managing agents to run the businesses.

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