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.

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

Bookings are now being taken for the Scottish Wholesale Association's Annual Conference, taking place at Crieff Hydro in Perthshire from June 9-11.

Social entrepreneur Josh Littlejohn, the man behind the not-for-profit Social Bite sandwich shop chain and Brewgooder craft beer, will give a keynote presentation at the 2017 Scottish Wholesale Association Annual Conference.

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

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined the Scottish Government’s proposals for Scotland’s Brexit settlement.

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

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