The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has welcomed confirmation from the Scottish Government that some food and drink wholesalers will be able to gain access to a small amount of the £40 million support package announced last week for hospitality businesses affected by the latest round of lockdown restrictions.
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Wholesalers call for hospitality supply chain support and warn of ‘death by a thousand cuts’
The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has called on the Scottish Government to ensure that their financial support package announced in light of the new temporary restrictions covers food and drink wholesalers and others in the hospitality supply chain as well as the hospitality businesses affected.
Scotland’s wholesalers call on First Minister to pledge financial support to supply chain
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SWA member Taylor Wholesale adapts and survive amid Covid-19 pandemic
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Lactalis UK & Ireland joins SWA to build awareness of branded cheddar market
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Scottish Government publishes updates on retail guidance, social distancing and mandatory wearing of face coverings
The Scottish Government has published its updates on retail guidance, social distancing and the mandatory wearing of face coverings.
Trade association calls for more funding for food and drink wholesale businesses
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Scottish Wholesale Association joins Scottish Tourism Recovery Taskforce
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Scottish Wholesale Association welcomes July reopening of tourism businesses but calls for clarity on social-distancing measures
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SWA chief Colin Smith talks about supporting wholesalers during Covid-19 and future challenges in latest episode of TWC Sound Bites
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