The Scottish Law Commission (SLC) has written to SWA to confirm that possible reform of the law relating to termination of shop and warehouse leases has been paused.
Scotland’s wholesale food supply chain targets net-zero emissions by 2045 as SWA embarks on ambitious decarbonisation project
THE Scottish Wholesale Association has embarked on the first phase of an ambitious project designed to help members and the wider wholesale sector become greener and more sustainable, and ultimately decarbonise the wholesale food supply chain and achieve net-zero emissions by 2045, if not before.
Industry unites behind Scottish Wholesale Association amid Covid-19
The Scottish Wholesale Association has bolstered its numbers after a lockdown recruitment drive that saw nearly 30 wholesalers join the trade group.
Scottish Government listens to SWA as targeted £5m Wholesale Resilience Fund is launched
A NEW Scottish Wholesale Food and Drink Resilience Fund has been established by the Scottish Government to help qualifying wholesalers affected by coronavirus restrictions cover fixed costs for a six-month period from October 2020.
This follows months of ongoing discussions between SWA, its members and officials within the Scottish Government food and drink team.
SWA advice for wholesalers applying for £5m Resilience Fund
Further to the Scottish Government's announcement on the launch of a £5m Scottish Wholesale Food & Drink Resilience Fund, SWA provides wholesalers with advice and help in the application process.
Scotland’s wholesalers join industry groups in warning Prime Minister of no-deal Brexit concerns
The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) is among 11 of Scotland’s leading food, drink, seafood and farming organisations that have taken the “unusual step” of making a direct plea to the Prime Minister to warn of the “perilous situation” facing the food and drink industry if there is no-deal Brexit.
Scottish Wholesale Association welcomes First Minister’s confirmation that wholesalers can apply for new hardship grant funding
The Scottish Wholesale Association has welcomed this week’s confirmation by the First Minister that Scottish wholesalers will be able to access much-needed hardship grant funding to help businesses which can remain open but are directly constrained by the Scottish Government’s new five-tier local Covid restrictions which come into effect on November 2.
Wholesalers welcome business hardship fund support but warn that it’s not enough
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.
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
The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has called on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to ensure that any new phase of financial support for the hospitality and tourism sectors includes food and drink wholesalers and other businesses in the hospitality supply chain.