10 May 2016
Final call for entries to the 2016 Print Futures Awards
Grants of up to £1,500 are available to help pay for costs associated with training courses for a career in printing, publishing, packaging and graphic art.
A reminder from the sponsors of the annual Print Futures Awards - The Printing Charity, the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), Unite the Union GPM & IT Sector, SAXOPRINT, John Crosfield Foundation, St Bride Foundation, The Book Trade Charity, and the Journalists’ Charity – that the closing date for applications is 27 May 2016.
These annual awards are open to people resident in the UK aged 16 to 30 years who:
• intend or are studying for a career in printing, publishing, packaging or graphic arts in the UK
• are already working in those sectors in the UK and would like to undertake courses or training sessions to develop their workplace skills
• are apprentices or studying for NVQs in print-related organisations and need help with travel and living expenses while working and studying
Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in London on 13 and 14 June and the Awards will be presented on 19 July at a special event in London.
16 November 2022
When it became apparent that rapid and extreme energy cost increase were going to have a significant impact on many companies in the UK printing and printed packaging industry the BPIF designed a survey to gather information from companies. Here we provide a summary of the main findings from this research.
9 November 2022
Expectations for q4 have deteriorated as confidence falters.