Charles Rogers attended No 10 on 20 December

IPIA champions print at chancellor meeting

The IPIA has continued to champion print at the heart of government, with its chair Charles Rogers having recently attended a Business Leaders Reception at No 10 Downing Street at the invitation of...

Autumn Statement: industry reacts

Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement has been cautiously welcomed by print groups, with several of the chancellor’s 110 announced measures attracting particular praise.

Rogers: "The IPIA has consistently engaged with government on multiple levels this year"

IPIA urges chancellor to heed calls for business support

Ahead of this afternoon’s Autumn Statement, the IPIA said it was looking forward to the announcement of expanded business tax relief by the chancellor.

Some suppliers were awarded several lots

CCS names suppliers on major print and post services contract

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has awarded a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement in the form of a multi-supplier framework contract consisting of eight lots for various postal and related services.

Creating a culture of timely payment could boost the economy by £2.5bn

Government pledges action on late invoice payments

The government has pledged to tackle a culture of late payment in the UK as part of its Prompt Payment & Cash Flow Review, due for publication later in 2023.

Govt launches Brexit ads, no word on DM campaign

Boris Johnson’s £100m ad campaign for Brexit preparations has been launched, although the inclusion of a direct mail campaign is in doubt, in spite of an earlier government plan.

Print prepares for new PM Boris Johnson

The new Prime Minister has received a cool welcome and some stern warnings from print-related sectors as he prepares to take Number 10.

Firms tackle negative eco-assumptions

Government urged to reconsider detrimental messaging around green credentials of printed matter.

Two Sides takes on greenwash at councils

Two Sides has highlighted unsubstantiated environmental claims at local authorities and challenged the government to enforce compliance.

Pack sector could get major boost from gov’t sustainability funding

The UK packaging industry could get a £500m a year boost from government innovation funding into the development of sustainable packaging.

Print welcomes government boost to creative industries

A new government initiative to boost the creative industries has been welcomed by printers, provided that it has a knock-back effect on the prosperity of their own sector.

Print hopes for investment boost in Autumn Budget

Print sector figures have signalled hopes that the government is on course to make greater efforts on industrial productivity following Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget.