FWD still concerned at support for wholesalers

The Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) is still concerned about the lack of specific support for wholesalers despite the positive measures introduced by the government. In a mini budget announcement, chancellor Rishi Sunak reduced VAT...

Confex and Unitas part ways

Unitas and Confex have decided to their end their association, with the latter now moving forward as an independent buying group. Originally formed between Confex and Landmark before the Unitas merger, the partnership rolled over...

Support still required despite lockdown easing, says FWD

The FWD will continue to maintain pressure on the government to give wholesalers the same financial support as their customers, despite the reopening of the hospitality sector. This comes after the Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

Unitas chief writes passionate open letter to government

Unitas Wholesale managing director Darren Goldney has challenged the UK government about the lack of financial support for wholesalers and the struggle foodservice companies are facing, in a passionate open letter in which he cites...
Brakes

Pandemic leads to planned closure of two Brakes depots

Foodservice giant Brakes is considering the closure of its Thorpe and Coventry depots as well as the relocation of two contact centres, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The two depots have been closed...