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Better than expected Q1 for orders and output – tougher times ahead

Government & Industry
Better than expected Q1 for orders and output – tougher times ahead

May 2018

The UK printing industry continues to defy its own forecasts as both output and orders displayed positive growth, above the expectations for Q1  unfortunately the Q2 forecasts reveal that concerns remain.

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.

Pick-up in output and orders despite a fluctuating Q3

Government & Industry
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.

Subdued growth in Q2 as costs mount and confidence is shaken

Government & Industry
Subdued growth in Q2 as costs mount and confidence is shaken

August 2017

The second quarter of 2017 did not live up to the hopeful expectations for the period but did display some growth in the volume of output and orders - Q3 is forecast to continue this trend.

The Printing Charity sponsors BBD&PA Best Student Book Award

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The Printing Charity sponsors BBD&PA Best Student Book Award

June 2017

The Printing Charity is sponsoring this year's Best Student Book Award, one of the categories in the British Book Design and Production Awards.

Better than expected start to 2017 - but costs are climbing

Government & Industry
Better than expected start to 2017 - but costs are climbing

May 2017

2017 got off to a better than expected start as both output and orders outperformed expectations - growth is predicted to continue in Q2.

Rolling out the changes at BPIF labels

BPIF Labels
Rolling out the changes at BPIF labels

April 2017

After eight years as Chairman of the special interest group - BPIF labels, John Bambery has announced that he is finally retiring.

Print industry optimism prevailed in Q4 as forecast is surpassed

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Print industry optimism prevailed in Q4 as forecast is surpassed

February 2017

 

The Q4 seasonal upturn for the UK printing industry was better than expected – trade is forecast to, at least, hold steady for the majority in Q1.

 

Print battles to defy the pessimistic forecast for Q3

Government & Industry
Print battles to defy the pessimistic forecast for Q3

November 2016

The UK printing industry has not sunk to the pessimistic forecasts that were feared for Q3 – performance was still subdued but some degree of Q4 boost is expected to kick-in.