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A quintessentially British end to lockdown: Hallmark and Fedrigoni UK congratulate the nation through large-scale greeting cards installations

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A quintessentially British end to lockdown: Hallmark and Fedrigoni UK congratulate the nation through large-scale greeting cards installations

29 July 2021

As lockdown restrictions are lifted across the UK, Hallmark and leading paper manufacturer Fedrigoni UK unveil a series of large-scale greeting card installations that congratulate the nation for working in unity throughout the pandemic.

HMRC: Updated Plastic Packaging Tax guidance HMRC: Updated Plastic Packaging Tax guidance

28 July 2021

To tackle the pressing global issue of plastic pollution, the government remains committed to introducing the world leading Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) from April 2022.  

 The all clear is given to the Level 2 Print Operative Standard

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The all clear is given to the Level 2 Print Operative Standard

28 July 2021

The BPIF have started to build the content for the new standard and this will follow the same format as the print technician – apprentices will be trained and assessed against the core and one option.

BPIF Display and POS 2 Recycling SchemeBPIF Display and POS 2 Recycling Scheme

27 July 2021

The BPIF launches the Display & POS 2 Recycling Scheme with Prismm Environmental. With support from the *BPIF sector interest group, it was scoped the requirements companies need to abide by to exhibit high recycling standards for this sector.

COVID-19 ALERTS AND IMPACT ON BUSINESS – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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COVID-19 ALERTS AND IMPACT ON BUSINESS – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

23 July 2021

With over half a million people ‘pinged’ by the NHS COVID-19 app last week, Make UK say over three quarters of manufacturing companies have seen their business affected, with one in 10 reporting up to 25% of their employees self-isolating. This FAQ gives you the facts about what you need to do, what’s likely to change and when, and the lobbying the BPIF is doing on your behalf. 

Recruiting an Apprentice – hints and tips

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Recruiting an Apprentice – hints and tips

16 July 2021

With an increase in apprenticeship vacancies across the sector we have been talking to Kathryn Hawkins of Berkshire Labels to give us an insight into their successful strategies for recruiting young people onto an apprenticeship programme.

Sheffield Hallam University Packaging Professional Degree Apprenticeship

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Sheffield Hallam University Packaging Professional Degree Apprenticeship

15 July 2021

This program was designed by the industry and the supply chain to ensure that there will be a new generation of packaging professionals to innovate packaging, especially given the demands on sustainable packaging solutions required today. 

BPIF National Apprenticeship Vacancies

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BPIF National Apprenticeship Vacancies

13 July 2021

The BPIF have a range of members who are looking for their next apprentice. Take a look at the current vacancies. 

BPIF Members' Day 2021BPIF Members' Day 2021

9 July 2021

A big thank you to everyone who attended BPIF Members’ Day 2021! The day started with a welcome from Charles Jarrold, CEO, BPIF. He expressed welcome and thanks to all attendees, followed by an introduction of our first speaker, Kevin Hard...