Overmatter: Where there's merch, there's brass

Overmatter wonders whether any prescient printing industry folk have manufacturer merch worth thousands of pounds squirrelled away at the back of the wardrobe?

Pez (right) singing with No Thrills

Q&A: David Warwick, platemaker and stock controller, H&H Reeds

David, also known as ‘Pez’ is 61 and has worked H&H Reeds for 45 years – we reckon he must be print’s longest-serving punk!

Benham: whittler in the making

Rising star: Robyn Benham, creative designer, Coveris 

Robyn is 26, and has been working in the industry since 2021. Her focus at Coveris is on sustainable packaging.

Business inspection: Partnering with a franchise to enhance your business

Few, if any, businesses have survived the economic maelstrom of the last few years by sheer good luck.

Orchard Press: "We’re personable, flexible and approachable"

60 seconds with... Orchard Press

Orchard Press was established 36 years ago and was owned by the Rowley family for 27 years. In 2014, Jason Grubb was approached with an opportunity to buy the business.

Data protection: All change again

The UK’s data protection regime that came about following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the subsequent new Data Protection Act (DPA), is around five years old...

Mind the (tax) gap

With the cost-of-living crisis placing financial pressures on all of us, many individuals and businesses are looking to develop new sources of income or maximise the income that they already receive.

Aged, but not out

The UK has managed to avoid recession for the moment even though it’s suffering an unpleasant bout of inflation.

Striking at the heart of business

Strikes are in vogue and it seems that with every week comes either the threat or the call for strike action. The disputes of the last year or so are less than ideal, but the reality is that they’re...

Charity proves Contagious for Winchester College

Sent to thousands of homes in 45 countries, Winchester College’s Wykeham Journal is a vital part of the college’s charitable fundraising.