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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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My BPIF - Our website tailored for you

16 April 2014

The BPIF will launch the ‘MyBPIF’ section of the website on the 17th April 2014. This means when you log in as usual you will reach a homepage personalised to your company.

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Pinstripe lead on colour at World Print Summit

11 April 2014

Birmingham-based Pinstripe Print Group Managing Director, Nigel Lyon, drove the importance of ‘colour in print' at the World Print Summit at IPEX last week. He made it clear that colour is fundamental to print, many say that they are colour specialists, but less than a handful of print companies can prove it.

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New Fedrigoni UK Website

10 April 2014

The site went live on Monday 24th March 2014 and promises to be a big improvement on the last by offering quick, 'at a glance' information about Fedrigoni papers and its UK promotional activities and events.

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No more recoupment of SSP

10 April 2014

For those of you whose SSP payments regularly amounted to more than 13% of your monthly NI contributions.

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Calling for entries to the 2014 Print Futures Awards!

07 April 2014

Cash grants of up to £1,500 each available for young people aged 16 to 30 years, to help pay any costs associated with relevant training courses for a career in; printing, publishing or graphic arts

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How printers can unite to promote the power, effectiveness and sustainability of print

07 April 2014

Print media remains one of the most powerful and sustainable forms of communication. Yet consumers and users in the world of digital media are now distracted and enticed by a wide range of alternative media choices.

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Important changes to Consumer Credit Licences

31 March 2014

Regulation of consumer credit is changing.

The Financial Conduct Authority will take over regulation of consumer credit from the OFT on 1 April 2014.

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Print buyers expectations and implementing standards to improve profitability - come hear the BPIF speak at Ipex

20 March 2014

Robert McClements, CEO CDi PrintYorkshire, will be chairing 'An Audience with the Print Buyers - Their Expectations and Challenges' on the 25 March 2015 at the World Print Summit. This session will provide printers with a better insight into what brands are now looking for from printers and the dos and don't of approaching them. It will examine the print buyers challenges and constraints when selecting a printer to work with and will discuss what they are looking for next.

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Unfair dismissal and prior warnings

17 March 2014

The use of warnings as a disciplinary tool by employers and the litigation that can sometimes result from this can be a rather confusing area of employment law. This may well be due to the historic alterations in the relevant law.

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UK reshoring to boost manufacturing

UK reshoring to boost manufacturing

11 March 2014

Reshoring work back to the UK could create between 100,000 and 200,000 extra jobs in industries such as textiles, advanced manufacturing and R&D, according to new research.

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The Printing Charity offers financial help to print workers affected by the recent floods

27 February 2014

The Printing Charity, a national charity for the printing, publishing, graphic arts and allied trades, is offering cash grants of up to £250 to help print workers and their families affected by the recent floods.

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The UK Printing Industry - Future Focus

The UK Printing Industry - Future Focus

18 February 2014

The BPIF has been commissioned by one of our Associate members - Neopost - to conduct research into the current challenges and future direction of the UK Printing Industry. This will highlight the debate on where it's going and identify options for developing business models that can capitalise on the changes in the marketplace.

As a thank you for your participation all submitted responses will be entered into a free prize draw* for:

  • an iPad mini
  • one of two 6-bottle cases of wine

* Terms and Conditions apply.

 

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Employment Status: Labels not everything

18 February 2014

In everyday life we generally seek to place labels on items which correspond simply to the function or description of those objects, for example in an office kitchen, the labelling of a tub of sugar so as to avoid the making of a round of cuppa's with salt in them.

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Call for pro-investment culture in UK manufacturing

17 February 2014

A new report published on 27 November last year, entitled Making Good, warns that UK manufacturing is being prevented from becoming 'wholly competitive' by a national industrial culture that discourages companies from investing in vital long-term business drivers such as skills development and technological innovation.

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Access to finance improving for printers

14 February 2014

Since the 2008 financial crisis there has been a significant tightening in credit conditions, with a dramatic reduction in bank lending to small firms. So, as the economy begins to recover, are there signs that access to finance may be improving for printers?

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Safety Alert - Fatal Incident Involving Guillotine Blade

Safety Alert - Fatal Incident Involving Guillotine Blade

12 February 2014

On the 21st January 2014, 56 year old Alan Dinsdale, Director of Wickford-based screen printer A&S Print Services, died in the workplace, after an incident occurred during a Guillotine blade handling task. 

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Output levels at a six year high - Q1 to be quieter but confidence remains buoyant

Output levels at a six year high - Q1 to be quieter but confidence remains buoyant

07 February 2014

Confidence is clearly returning within the UK printing sector, according to the latest BPIF Printing Outlook survey.

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Marketing budgets set to rise in 2014

05 February 2014

Marketing budgets set to rise in 2014

Companies are expected to increase their marketing budgets this year according to the latest Bellwether Report.

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Pinstripe becomes the UK's first sheet fed B2 printer to be certified to BPIF ISO 12647-2

24 January 2014

Birmingham-based Pinstripe Print Group has set another landmark first, for both the West Midlands and the UK, by becoming the first wholly sheet fed B2 printer in the UK to be certified to the BPIF ISO 12647-2 Colour Quality Management Scheme.

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