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SSA raises serious concerns over immigration system with government

Amid serious concerns about the impact of the government’s points-based immigration system on seafood processing, SSA chief executive Jimmy Buchan met Parliamentary Under-Secretary of

Call for urgent discussions with UK Government ministers

Two of Scotland’s largest seafood organisations united today to call for urgent discussions with UK Government ministers amid concerns about the impact of post-Brexit

Scots seafood processors outline vision for the future

Jimmy Buchan, chief executive of the Scottish Seafood Association (SSA), is in an ebullient but pragmatic mood as he discusses the challenges facing the

Seafood processors call for continued tariff-free trade and access to labour

Scotland’s seafood processors are demanding continued tariff-free trade and access to labour in any Brexit deal reached between the UK and the EU. In

New heights for seafood processing sector as companies gain SSA standard

A major drive to improve standards across the seafood processing sector in Scotland has paid dividends. Nine companies have succeeded in achieving the new

How our SALSA plus Seafood Standard is bringing real benefits to members

At the SSA, we recognised a specific need to drive and improve standards within the Seafood Processing Industry. To meet this requirement we have

Workplace Ready programme

SSA has launched a Workplace Ready programme for new entrants to the seafood industry. Developed with partners including Polaris Learning as part of the

Scottish Seafood Association – Preparing to cut a new future

The Scottish Seafood Association (SSA) is spearheading a two-year pilot project to attract and prepare new entrants for a career in seafood processing and

Seafood processors unite to form federation

Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing MSP launches new “Scottish Seafood Processors Federation” initiative from the Scottish Pavilion at the Brussels Seafood Expo At a recent

Jimmy Buchan takes on new role with SSA

The Scottish Seafood Association (SSA), national representative body for Scottish seafood processors, has appointed Jimmy Buchan as its new Business Manager. Jimmy, who is