Welcome to SWA News. This is where you will find all our news as well as relevant industry information.

The SWA are working with the tobacco manufacturers and HMRC on the forthcoming implementation of Track and Trace. Updates on T&T, its procedures and some Q&As can be found here.

Catch up with the latest news from the Scottish Wholesale Association in our regular Bulletin.

Keep abreast of the latest relevant employment law with our latest Employment Law Update, prepared by 121 HR Solutions.

Entries are now being invited for Scottish Wholesale Achievers 2019, the much-lauded industry initiative created by the Scottish Wholesale Association.

The Scottish Wholesale Association has appointed Colin Smith as chief executive (designate), succeeding current executive director Kate Salmon who is retiring after leading the trade body for 35 years.

Our latest Employment Law Update, prepared by 121 HR Solutions, focuses on zero-hours contracts and also urges employers to know the facts when it comes to holiday pay.

As SWA members should be aware, GDPR came into effect on 25th May 2018 so please read this information from our training partner 121 HR Solutions to ensure that you are up to speed with the new legislation.

The Scottish Wholesale Association has produced a new marketing video to promote the benefits of membership of the trade body to both wholesalers and suppliers.

The Scottish Wholesale Association must be steadfast in supporting its members in times of change – that was just one of the key messages from president Julie Dunn at the trade body’s annual conference at the weekend.

Scottish Wholesale Achievers 2019 will take place in Edinburgh on January 31, it has been confirmed.