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10 Reasons why you should buy British-made gifts this Christmas

Why buying British-made gifts really is the only way to give this Christmas. Here are our 10 reasons why you should buy Christmas...

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Why British made brands that aren't exporting could be losing out

If you are a British-made brand or UK manufacturer and you’re not exporting then you’re missing out. Here’s why… With recent figures showing...

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Top 16 British-made wallpapers and paints

With this week being International Wallpaper Week, we’ve decided to focus our Top Ten on everything that you need to cover your walls....

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How a chance meeting at an event led to a very British brand collaboration

After striking up a conversation in the Brand Hall at our Meet the Manufacturer event, four companies who make products in the UK...

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Make it British celebrates London Design Festival

To celebrate London Design Festival we take a look at the product design talent in the Make it British directory. We are in...

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11 reasons why you should be exporting your British-made brand

Recent figures show that UK exports of British-made products are at their highest for 7 years. If you are a British-made brand or...

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'How I turned my passion into a business' with Bee Good co-founder and bee keeper Simon Cavill

This week we took our Facebook Live on the road to meet Make it British member Bee Good, to talk bees, brands and...

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Meet some of the British brands joining us at Meet the Manufacturer

With the ‘Made in UK’ label more in demand than ever before there has never been a better time for British-made brands. That’s...

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How can you play your part in the future of UK manufacturing?

Delegates and speakers at the Make it British Forum defined a clear agenda for the future of UK manufacturing – and you can all...

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Calling on British-made businesses to join a trade mission to China

There’s never been a better time for British-made brands to sell into China. Enterprise Nation’s small business trade mission to Hong Kong & China...

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'How I launched my British-made handbag business' with Isabelle Ugochukwu of Isabella Queen

Founder and creative director of Isabella Queen, Isabelle Ugochukwu, on how she launched her luxury British handbag brand, life after Brexit, and what her top...

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British-made footwear brand Marion Ayonote to launch in House of Fraser

Make it British favourite, Marion Ayonote, is about to become the first UK-made luxury footwear brand in high street retailer House of Fraser...

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Designer Interview: Aly Bond, maker of upcycled leather bags

We interview Aly Bond, designer and maker of handcrafted upclycled leather bags, about her unique business. Aly Bond recycles and upcycles her customer’s...

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Spotlight on…British Boxers

We interview Deborah Price, founder of male underwear brand British Boxers about her business and the fun she had on the photo shoot!...

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The WISE Creative launches inaugural pop-up boutique for luxury British brands

Make it British is delighted to support The WISE Creative in their promotion of up-and-coming British designer brands The WISE Creative is a...

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A brand with a heritage has a story to tell

Guest Feature by Jan Cawood of Tin Man Films, giving us a summary of her day spent with heritage brands at the Coronation...

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POLL: Should Royal Warrant holders be required to manufacture their goods in Britain?

Coronation Festival’s ‘Best of British’ reveals that not all Royal Warrant holders make their products in the UK Yesterday I had the good...

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M&S in 'Best of British' initiative

Marks & Spencer to collaborate with the British Fashion Council in a 3 year plan to bring Best of British manufacturing to the...

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Corgi Hosiery sock & knitwear manufacturers
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Interview: Lisa Wood of Corgi Hosiery

The owner of Corgi Hosiery tells us “if you want to stand out and have the best then you should have made in...

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Best of Britannia in pictures – final instalment

Here is our final round up of British brands that were exhibiting at Best of Britannia Amongst the brands at Best of Britannia...

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Best of Britannia: show in pictures

The Best of Britannia show had it all – bags, bikes, tents, knives, dogs and even a famous fox This weekend saw the...

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John Smedley – Made in England since 1784

John Smedley release video to celebrate manufacturing knitwear in England for over 230 years [vimeo http://vimeo.com/47088410] There aren’t many companies in the UK...

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How The Cambridge Satchel Company fought back and won

The story of how British bag makers The Cambridge Satchel Company ended up receiving an undisclosed sum from rival bag firm Zatchels in...

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The Cambridge Raincoat Company

A perfect solution for cycling in our lovely British weather As I write this in Mid-July, Britain is officially having the worst summer...

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