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UK printing producer price indices

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UK printing producer price indices

February 2024

Download an excel file containing the official Producer Price Indices for the UK Printing Industry (SIC 18). This excel file shows the input and output price indices for the Printing Industry as compiled by the Office for National Statistics.

Keypoint Intelligence launch pre-drupa reseach study

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Keypoint Intelligence launch pre-drupa reseach study

February 2024

BPIF Associate member Keypoint Intelligence are conducting some industry research in the run-up to drupa. Can you spare a few minutes to get involved?

40% of website visits prompted by mail converted into online purchases in Q4 2023

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40% of website visits prompted by mail converted into online purchases in Q4 2023

February 2024

The latest quarterly results from JICMAIL reveal that 6.5% of mail (including Direct Mail, Business Mail, Partially Addressed Mail and Door Drops) prompted a purchase in the crucial Christmas trading period. Half of these purchases were transacted online.

Slight recovery of output and orders falls short of expectations in Q4 - confidence concerns mount in 2024

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Slight recovery of output and orders falls short of expectations in Q4 - confidence concerns mount in 2024

February 2024

Performance in the UK's printing and printed packaging industry did improve in Q4, as far as output and orders are concerned. However, it didn't come close to what would historically be considered the seasonal norm, nor quite match the subdued expectations for Q4.

Pay Review Data, Wage Benchmarking and Cost of Living – FEB 2024 UPDATE

Government & Industry
Pay Review Data, Wage Benchmarking and Cost of Living – FEB 2024 UPDATE

February 2024

We have collated data from multiple sources that should be useful for BPIF members that are approaching internal pay reviews, and/or are having a closer look at their pay and benefits structure. The datafile, first published in February 2023, has been updated with the latest available data - and additional content on factors exerting pressure on pay settlements in 2024.

Intergraf Economic News (Paper Prices) - February 2024

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Intergraf Economic News (Paper Prices) - February 2024

February 2024

Access the latest edition of the Economic Newsletter for the European Printing Industry for data on paper consumption, and pricing data for pulp, paper and recovered paper.

New Consultation Could Impact Future of Direct Mail

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New Consultation Could Impact Future of Direct Mail

February 2024

Involved in direct mail? Ofcom (and the BPIF) want to hear from you! Ofcom, the regulator for communications and postal services, is seeking consumer and business views on the frequency of post deliveries in the UK. Currently, Royal Mail is required to deliver letters six days a week - knowns as the Universal Service Obligation (USO) - but this is now being questioned in the light of lower post volumes and the need to save money.

Sustainability Research - printers striving to improve and promote sustainability credentials

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Sustainability Research - printers striving to improve and promote sustainability credentials

January 2024

Access a special extract of the sustainabilty research conducted as part of the BPIF's Printing Outlook - quarterly survey of the state of trade in the UK's printing industry.

The AI Divide: Knowledge Workers and IT Decision Makers are at Odds Over AI

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The AI Divide: Knowledge Workers and IT Decision Makers are at Odds Over AI

January 2024

A new study by Quocirca reveals that while 70% of organisations are using artificial intelligence (AI) in their business, there are significant differences in how knowledge workers and IT decision-makers (ITDMs) perceive and approach AI adoption.