The BPIF is the principal business support organisation representing the UK print, printed packaging and graphic communication industry and is one of the country's leading trade associations. We are a not-for-profit-distribution organisation.
Welcome to the BPIF's Press centre. For further information, contact Amy Hutchinson on 020 7915 8373 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
19 March 2015
With just 50 days to go before the General Election, it's perhaps no surprise that yesterday's Budget Statement contains a number of longer-term promises and relatively few immediate benefits for business.
13 March 2015
The BPIF are delighted to announce that the employer led submission to develop new apprenticeship standards for our industry has been successful.
BPIF Apprentices launch campaign to highlight to schools the increased appeal of apprenticeships to their school leavers
09 March 2015
On Friday the 20th of February the BPIF gathered together 11 print apprentices from member companies at their London offices. The task was to work with a designer to produce a piece of collateral in aid of National Apprenticeship Week to promote apprenticeships in the print industry to schools. With the current average age in the print industry at 48 the apprentices set to work designing a piece of collateral that they felt would attract young school leavers into print.
13 February 2015
"Riding a tiger": Sir David Arculus picks the rise and fall EMAP as the subject for this year's Stationers' Company Annual Lecture.
11 February 2015
CDi Yorkshire (Creative and Digital Industries) brings you the return of the Visual Media Conference at The Rose Bowl, Leeds on 31 March 2015. This truly innovative, inspiring and international event provides a vivid insight into marketing communications.
10 February 2015
2014 finished on a positive note as both printing output and orders continued to grow in Q4. Orders in Q4 experienced a strong improvement over Q3 and just surpassed expectations for the period according to the latest BPIF Printing Outlook survey.
16 January 2015
Cash grants of up to £1,500 each are available to help pay for any costs associated with relevant education or training courses for a career in printing, publishing or graphic arts in the UK. Entries close Friday, 29 May 2015.
12 January 2015
The BPIF is now fully licensed and ready to launch a new entity, BPIF Legal Ltd, which will operate as the BPIF's own law firm.
03 December 2014
Small businesses will benefit from measures announced in today's Autumn Statement, says the BPIF.
02 December 2014
Q3 proved to be a positive environment for growth in output and orders – both showed a slight improvement on their Q2 status. Almost half (49%) of printers increased output in the third quarter of 2014 according to the latest BPIF Printing Outlook survey.
21 November 2014
The British Book Design and Production Awards were held on 20 November 2014 at a glittering event in central London at The Grange St Paul's Hotel.
31 October 2014
Creditsafe CEO Cato Syversen has replied to a letter from BPIF in which we voiced concerns at the impact on many UK printing companies of the recent upgrade made to the company's credit ratings model.
27 October 2014
The upgrade of Creditsafe's credit rating model has impacted UK printing companies.
20 October 2014
The BPIF is the principal business support organisation representing the UK print, printed packaging and graphic communication industry. They are passionate about the industry and their members.
20 October 2014
Brought to you by BPIF, Oxford Brookes University and The Publishers Association, the British Book Design and Production Awards will be held on Thursday 20 November 2014 at the prestigious Grange St Paul's Hotel.
We are delighted to announce the Awards will be presented by the man behind some of the most successful and well-loved TV and radio of the last three decades, John Lloyd.
12 September 2014
Please join us on the 16th October 2014 to celebrate Kathy's life and her contribution to our Industry. The memorial will take place at St Brides Church, London, with the service running from 11.30am to 12.30pm, please arrive from 11.00am. This will be followed by refreshments at the Punch Tavern, Fleet Street.
09 September 2014
The British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), Oxford Brookes University and The Publishers Association are proud to announce the shortlist for the British Book Design and Production Awards 2014. With 15 categories, each full of high calibre applicants, the awards are set to be a great display of excellence and eye-catching book design and production.
22 August 2014
It is with great sadness we inform you that Kathy Woodward, BPIF Chief Executive, passed away on the 21 August 2014.
Kathy was a phenomenal business woman whose career embraced the IT, Telecoms and Print Industries. Not one to be led, Kathy was unafraid to make waves and consistently strived for both her businesses and staff to reach their full potential.
14 August 2014
Improvement in output and orders continued in Q2 - though not by enough to match the very positive expectations. Almost two-fifths (37%) of printers boosted output in the second quarter of 2014 according to the latest BPIF Printing Outlook survey.
15 July 2014
On the 2 July 2014 BPIF Members' Day returned to Church House Conference Centre in Westminster. It began with a Level 5 Graduate Management Programme workshop for the future leaders of our industry. Kathy Woodward, CEO BPIF, guided delegates through theories of organisational development, encouraging them to analyse their decision-making process whilst looking at the fundamentals of HR, organisation design and strategy through to implementation.