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Saturday 22 November 2014

Scotch Whisky Association

SWA casts doubt on UK alcohol proposals

The chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association has questioned the effectiveness of several measures proposed by a group of UK MPs to tackle alcohol misuse.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

UK Scotch market shrinks by 3%

The UK Scotch whisky market shrunk by 3% last year strengthening calls by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) to scrap an “unfair” super tax on spirits.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Scheme launched to prevent Scotch fraud

Tighter security measures have been introduced to help prevent fraud within the Scotch whisky industry.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

SWA announces new chief executive

The Scotch Whisky Association has appointed David Frost as its new chief executive and he will take over when Gavin Hewitt steps down at the end of 2013.

Monday, September 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Minimum pricing legal challenge dismissed

A legal challenge by the Scotch Whisky Association to the introduction of a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland has been dismissed.

Friday, May 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Scotch whisky manufacturers urged to reject independence

The director-general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has told the Scotch whisky industry that it should reject Scottish independence as it currently benefits from being part of the UK.

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Top Scotch whisky export markets

The Scotch Whisky Association has published the details of the world’s biggest Scotch whisky export markets by both volume and value.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Scotch whisky exports hit record value despite volume decline

Exports of Scotch whisky hit a record value of £4.3 billion in 2012, despite a volume decline of 5% over the same period.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Scotland’s minimum pricing arguments are set out in court

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has started to set out its case in the legal challenge to the introduction of a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Minimum pricing challenge heads to court

The Scotch Whisky Association’s (SWA) legal challenge to minimum pricing for alcohol in Scotland will come before a court today.

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 1 Comment »

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