We are not your average trade association
BPIF are committed to developing excellence and growth in a sector that is a significant contributor to the British economy. We are uniquely placed to be not only the voice for the printing industry but also an active participant - catalysing and shaping the future of this ever-changing industry with our members. We provide the highest standard of support so our members can grow healthy, sustainable and profitable businesses.
- We are passionate about upskilling the industry, making it our mission to educate, inspire and equip the future generation of print. BPIF Training are the UK's largest provider of print industry apprenticeships , we focus on the all-round needs of the dynamic print and manufacturing workplace.
- Our experts specialise in offering practical, value-adding solutions for all areas of a business, ranging from HS&E, legal and quality issues to HR workforce planning. We also provide resolutions of technical or legal issues as well as giving advice and support on Industry research.
- Our Lobbying activities are your route to decision-makers in the public sector. We monitor the political agenda on your behalf and identify threats and challenges to the industry. Our work has secured funding and legislative change worth millions to the industry.
- We offer a wide range of opportunities for networking, collaborating on events & webinars and offer sector specific support in our Communities of Interest.
James Boughton, managing director of Edale, is the new Chairman of Picon, succeeding Mark Bristow of Friedheim International who served an extended term to cover the Covid-19 crisis.
From 1 July 2022, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists and physiotherapists will be able to legally certify fit notes, reducing pressure on doctors, including GPs, who are struggling with capacity amid a backlog of treatment requests owing to the pandemic.
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BPIF Members' Day will be back this year on Wednesday 6 July and we would love for you to join us.
As quarter 1 of PPT has come to an end (1 April to 30 June 2022) –
This one day workshop looks at different tools and techniques that are required for negotiation, the psychology behind negotiation and how to react to signals that people you are negotiating with give off.
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