We'd like to extend our gratitude to each and everyone who attended Achievers Awards 2024. It was an honour to have you all join us in recognising and celebrating the innovation and achievements within our industry.

As a fantastic start to the new year we'd like to extend a warm welcome to our new members, joining us in our shared journey of excellence and growth within the wholesale industry. 

At the SWA, we're committed to cultivating an environment where businesses thrive. Whether you're a longstanding member or just beginning your partnership with us, know that you're part of a community dedicated to your prosperity.

Following our Chief Executive’s Public Procurement evidence session in the Scottish Parliament yesterday morning, Mairi Gougeon MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Land Reform and Islands, met with Colin Smith and Jayne Swanson, Head of Public Affairs at SWA, to discuss the wholesale sector’s outlook for 2024.

Chief Executive, Colin Smith, gave evidence yesterday to the Economy and Fair Work Committee and who are taking evidence as part of their post legislative scrutiny of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014. Following views garnered from SWA members, Colin shared the key issues around some of the challenges the wholesale sector face in trying to deliver the aims of the bill.