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The Independent Print Industries Association wants to know what you think about trading conditions, and your ideas for targeted industry support, so that it can better represent the print sector in discussion with Government. Are you prepared to make your voice heard?

How can large-format print providers market themselves better to establish new, profitable print niches for THEIR BUSINESSES? Marketing expert Jonathan Rogers aims to tell you just that…

KGK Genix has launched a ‘Student Retail Design and Careers Competition’ which it hopes will drive interest in careers in the retail design, visual merchandising, and print industry. So what’s it getting for its efforts, and should more PSPs be creating youth programmes of this ilk?

We need more apprentices in print, but is the funding there to allow us to bring more young talent into the industry? The BPIF and Print Scotland, both key training providers, explore the issue.

The Independent Print Industries Association (IPIA) hosted its autumn conference in September under the banner ‘Print in Balance - Supporting People and our Planet’. We asked for an overview of the key points made during the day to help spread the message.

In July the Simpson Group took part in an event in Newcastle called STEMfest Net Zero, where local businesses were invited to engage with more than 3,000 young people from the region’s schools via fun, hands-on sessions relating to their industries and their Net Zero goals. It’s just one many initiatives the group is involved in as it plays its part in making print a more obvious career choice. Development director Sarah Tishler explains.

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