The Scottish Wholesale Association has welcomed the news that the Scottish Government will not go ahead with a proposed new business rates levy on out-of-town premises.

Plans are under way for the Scottish Wholesale Association’s 2019 Annual Conference with Dawood Pervez, managing director of Bestway Wholesale, Colin McLean, chief executive of Dundee-based Spar wholesaler CJ Lang and Chieh Huang, chief executive of the US-based online wholesaler Boxed among the speakers.

Scottish Wholesale Achievers is delighted to list these examples of best practice within the wholesale industry – provided by the sponsors of the awards – as part of our aim to raise standards.

Watch our round-up video of the Scottish Wholesale Achievers Awards Dinner which took place on Friday, 31st January 2019.

The Scottish Wholesale Association has been invited to sit on the Deposit Return Scheme Implementation Advisory Group, whose objectives are: to provide industry expertise and advice on the implementation of the DRS for Scotland; and facilitate access to expertise and resources from participants within the group and their broader networks.

JW Filshill, the Glasgow-based delivered wholesaler and cash & carry, has been named the best wholesale business in Scotland at the prestigious Scottish Wholesale Achievers awards.

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

Scottish Wholesale Association responds to the consultation reducing health harms of food high in fat, sugar and salt. 

Leading retailers have warned that a no-deal Brexit threatens the UK's food security and will lead to higher prices and empty shelves in the short-term.

The Scottish Government has published its Good Food Nation Proposals for Legislation consultation. SWA members are encouraged to participate before the consultation closes on 29th March 2019. The consultation can be found here.