Saltire Taverns chief Billy Lowe has been doing monster business since opening a range of Frankenstein-themed bars across Scotland. Now he is considering extending the format, perhaps by franchising, to the rest of Britain and overseas. He also has plans for a £10m brasserie, nightclub and boutique hotel complex in a stunning Georgian building in Edinburgh. And he wants to launch the Saltire Academy to train staff who combine "traditional Scottish hospitality with American service". Business experts have offered him advice in The Sunday Times as part of the paper's Enterprise network. The Sunday Times 28/11/04 (Business) page 3.15

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