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Memorial Service for Print's Champion, Kathy Woodward

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.

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EU Business Trends and Transformation

EU Business Trends and Transformation

11 September 2014

InfoTrends are conducting a survey of the European Graphic Industry in co-operation with Intergraf and the BPIF.

InfoTrends is a market research firm specialising in the printing industry. They are conducting a survey of print services providers to better understand your current business condition, future software investments, as well as workflow and business development needs.

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drupa Global Insights study - pre-release

drupa Global Insights study - pre-release

10 September 2014

  • Changing demand for print but strong opportunities for growth remain
  • Success of mass customisation of print
  • Increasing adoption of interactive print in packaging

Out in October 2014: Global study “The Impact of the Internet on Print – The digital flood” 

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The British Book Design and Production Awards 2014 Shortlist

28 August 2014

Brought to you by BPIF, Oxford Brookes University and The Publishers Association, the British Book Design and Production Awards remain the premier recognition event for British book design and production.

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Auto-enrolment workplace pensions - all employers have to be in

28 August 2014

During late June and July, BPIF Pension advisor, Meridan Financial LLP held a number of informative seminars for BPIF members at our regional offices. Meriden Financial are are appointed advisers to the Printing Industries Pension Scheme (PIPS) and Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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Kathy Woodward always led from the front

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. 

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Neuroscience demonstrates the unique impact of direct mail

21 August 2014

Virtual media has seen huge growth in recent years, while physical media, including print and direct mail, has declined. Wanting to understand whether there are any differences in the communications effectiveness of physical and virtual media, Royal Mail commissioned some unusual research.

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Climatecalc: The first online print specific carbon calculator

21 August 2014

Climatecalc enables you to measure your total carbon footprint or the carbon footprint of a specific job. It is more accurate than other more generic tools because it uses data on paper, inks and plates from across Europe.

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Reforming the BPIF's Constitution

19 August 2014

This September we will be running three consultation meetings on proposed changes to the BPIF Constitution and Rules*. These meetings are open to all member and associate member companies to attend.

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Confidence improves as print demand remains positive - orders and output to continue growth in Q3

Confidence improves as print demand remains positive - orders and output to continue growth in Q3

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.  

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ESOS means mandatory energy auditing for larger organisations

31 July 2014

The government has completed its consultation process and has now published its draft guidance on implementing its new Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS).

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The Printing Charity unveils its Supplemental Royal Charter and presents the 2014 Print Futures Awards

The Printing Charity unveils its Supplemental Royal Charter and presents the 2014 Print Futures Awards

28 July 2014

The Printing Charity unveiled its Supplemental Royal Charter and presented the 2014 Print Futures Awards at its industry event kindly hosted by Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde on 17 July at the House of Lords.

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All-Party Parliamentary Print Group attracts Lords and MPs with topic of trust in democracy

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.

 

 

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PrintIT! Awards 2014

08 July 2014

The PrintIT! Awards were held at the Xerox Innovation Centre in Uxbridge.

PrintIT! is an incentive run by Proskills and funded by the print industry. It is a 6-8 week programme aimed at GCSE and A level students studying Graphic Products & Product Design and Media Studies.

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Intergraf Economic Report: The Evolution of the European Graphic Industry

Intergraf Economic Report: The Evolution of the European Graphic Industry

12 June 2014

2014 sees the publication of a wholly revamped and revised version of Intergraf's annual economic statistical report on the European graphic industry.

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What is Printing Outlook?

What is Printing Outlook?

09 June 2014

The next Printing Outlook survey will go live on Tuesday 1st July - if you get an email asking for your participation please help us help you by responding as soon as you can. Ten minutes of your time is all that we're asking for.

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BPIF presses Justice Minister on proposed changes to EU data protection laws

20 May 2014

In 2012 the European Parliament voted to significantly overhaul current EU data protection laws. As a result, a new single EU General Data Protection Regulation now looks set to replace the existing patchwork of national laws. The new Regulation will affect almost every business operating within the EU, as well as many outside the EU.

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Improvement in print demand continues, with further growth predicted in Q2

Improvement in print demand continues, with further growth predicted in Q2

16 May 2014

Sentiment among printers, on the general state of trade remained positive on balance during Q1, according to the latest BPIF Printing Outlook survey. 

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Adare Advantage switches to low migration ink

30 April 2014

Apri 2014 - Adare Advantage has incorporated and successfully moved all UV based ink production to Zeller and Gmelin Uvaflex Y71 low migration inks, adhesives and varnishes.

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Printondemand-worldwide becomes first UK user of Horizon trimming unit

17 April 2014

Peterborough-based publisher services company Printondemand-worldwide has installed the UK's first Horizon HT-1000V variable trimmer from Intelligent Finishing Systems. The introduction of this machine forms part of a £250,000 investment in integrated workflow, and continues the company's efforts to make its production as lean and of as high a quality as possible.

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