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Communication specialist The Baird Group has changed its name to the Bailie Group, has moved into new headquarters in Leeds, and is now on acquisition hunt to help it achieve a £20m increase in turnover by the end of 2021.

The Graphics and Print Media Alliance (GPMA) has written to Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Alok Sharma, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, calling for a means-tested disaster relief grant fund for the UK print industry.

For the first time, apprentices at Onlineprinters will receive a two-day onboarding, to learn how the company has evolved over the last 16 years from being a family-run printing business to become an online specialist with 1,660 employees.

Epson has announced Cloud Solution Port - a cloud-based service that allows users to monitor large-format printers across several locations, from the production floor, or remotely via smartphone, tablet etc.

US-based Direct Color Systems (DCS) has introduced the UV-84DTS 120cm x 243cm UV LED printer, which will start shipping in the fourth quarter.

More than half (53%) of UK workers plan to make changes to their careers in the next 12 months as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic, and one in ten aim to find a role that will allow them to work from home according to a new study from Aviva.

Epson has announced its first UV LED flatbed printer - the 10-colour SureColor SC-V7000 - which will be available from November. It has also brought out its first resin ink large-format machine - the 64in SureColor SC-R5000.

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