Plans to ramp up training opportunities within the wholesale industry have been announced by the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) as part of a strategy to engage with young people and show them that wholesale is a viable career option.

The programmes for the Scottish Wholesale Association's annual conference, taking place at Crieff this weekend, are now available to download.

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Wholesalers are urged to ensure their retail customers are aware that the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Regulations and Tobacco Products Directive’s sell through period has ended and from today – May 20 – they must ensure that all stock is compliant with the new regulations.

The Scottish Wholesale Association is inviting experienced individuals working within the wholesale and retail sectors or wider food and drink industry to consider volunteering as a mentor for the trade body’s successful Mentoring Programme.

The Scottish Wholesale Association has unveiled the events programme for this year's Annual Conference.

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Trade organisation the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has reiterated its opposition to the Scottish Government’s proposed deposit return scheme ( DRS ) for plastic bottles and drinks cans, claiming that current proposals are “impractical” and would be costly for consumers, businesses and local councils.

April 1, 2017 marked the launch of an online service that will allow those who purchase alcohol for onward sale to check that their UK wholesaler is approved under the Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme (AWRS).

New rules for businesses that buy alcohol to sell to consumers come into force on April 1.