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BPIF wage benchmarking

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BPIF wage benchmarking

April 2018

The BPIF is currently seeking to update wage benchmarks specifically to assist companies operating B1 6, 8 and 10 colour sheet-fed offset litho printing presses.  If this is relevant to your company please get involved to check that you're paying appropriately.

Intergraf Economic News - March 2018

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Intergraf Economic News - March 2018

March 2018

This edition of the Intergraf economic newsletter shows recent trends of the turnover of the European graphic industry, European graphic paper consumption, paper prices and energy prices.

What is the future for commercial digital printing?

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What is the future for commercial digital printing?

March 2018

You can easily find out by participating in Caslon's bi-annual market survey (in partnership with PODi). This year's survey takes about 15 minutes to complete. As a survey participant you will receive:

a FREE copy of the survey results for your industry segment
a £50 Amazon Gift Certificate (for the first 50 respondents)

 

Muted growth in Q4 but no seasonal boost

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Muted growth in Q4 but no seasonal boost

February 2018

Muted growth in Q4 but no seasonal boost - confidence remains low amidst continued cost pressures and lingering uncertainty.

Print Investment Decision Making - research and guidance report

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Print Investment Decision Making - research and guidance report

February 2018

The successful capital investment decision depends on the effectiveness of the decision making process. This in itself is a truism, but in reality many ‘things' get in the way of effective decision making. Decision making is part of being in business and our sector does not hesitate at making them. But it could be better at making those decisions.

Brexit and the UK Printing Industry

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Brexit and the UK Printing Industry

January 2018

With a turnover of £13.8 billion (2016) and employing around 116,000 people in 8,400 companies the UK Printing sector is an important economic contributor and employer in all UK regions. The UK is the fifth largest printing county in the world (after USA, China, Japan and Germany).

But what has Brexit got to do with the UK Printing Industry?

Pick-up in output and orders despite a fluctuating Q3

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Pick-up in output and orders despite a fluctuating Q3

November 2017

Pick-up in output and orders despite a fluctuating Q3 - cost pressures and uncertainty shakes confidence for Q4.

UK Printing Industry – what’s under the headlines; age, gender and pay

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UK Printing Industry – what’s under the headlines; age, gender and pay

August 2017

Let's get a few things straight - the average age of employees in the printing industry is not 48, 49, 50... And, it is not a good technique to pick an average age that was quoted in 1997 and add an extra year on for each subsequent year.