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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 29 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: UK manufacturing output accelerates; Private White V.C. creates transparent pricing policy, Furniture exports...

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Mary Portas make it British
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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 22 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: Mary Portas on the future of British business; EEF survey paints positive outlook...

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 15 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: David Nieper to open printing plant; Country of origin labelling to become law...

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 8 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: Jaguar Land Rover and Walpole issue Brexit warnings; Ebac British-made washing machines; members...

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embroidery, Kickstarter
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Member News: Dizzy & Creative launch subscription service on Kickstarter

Make it British members Dizzy & Creative have exciting news for both budding & experienced embroiderers! Dizzy & Creative have this month announced...

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 1 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: UK exports at record high; Patrick Grant oversees training programme for Scottish textile...

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Member News: Hotter Shoes steps into apprenticeships programme

The UK’s biggest shoe maker has stepped up to back apprenticeships, upskilling their existing workforce and attracting new talent in to the business....

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slippers, footwear, collaborations
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Member News: Rudels collaborates with UK textile mill A.W. Hainsworth

A.W. Hainsworth, one of the world’s leading specialist textile companies, has announced a collaboration with slipper brand Rudels Ltd. Hainsworth felts and cloths...

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 24 June 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: Leather Satchel Co. make bags fit for a prince; Little Beau Sheep shortlisted...

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David Beckham at the Private White V.C. factory
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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 17 June 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: The made in UK menswear brands at LFWM; Cotton spinning in Manchester; British...

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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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Make it British is hiring!

We’re looking for two amazing people to join our team – could it be you? Despite what people might think, Make it British...

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Radio 5 Live feature on 'Made in Britain' from the Grenson shoe factory

BBC Radio 5 Live’s Nihal Arthanayake asks “Is Made in Britain a label to be proud of?” in this interview live from the...

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Best of 2017: The top news, views and posts from Make it British in 2017

Here we round up our highlights of 2017 as we continue to celebrate another great year for UK manufacturing 2017 has been a...

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Cotton: The mills are alive with the sound of sewing

Make it British helped put together this piece for  BBC News about the regeneration of the UK cotton supply chain The film follows...

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UK textile manufacturers survey
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2017 ends on a high for UK textile manufacturers

The annual Make it British survey of fashion and textile manufacturers has revealed that 2017 has been another great year for the sector.  This...

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Leicester Clothes the World
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Can Leicester get back to it's garment manufacturing heyday?

Over 60 businesses and stakeholders came together in Leicester last week to develop a plan to support the growing demand for UK garment...

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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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'A return of manufacturing to the UK was only a matter of time'

The following article appeared in Drapers Magazine, July 2017 ‘A return of manufacturing to the UK was only a matter of time’ As...

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Looking for UK manufacturers? Come to our trade show!

Clothing manufacturers, bag makers, fabric mills, knitwear factories, a wool room and an enterprise room specially for small businesses…find it all at ‘Meet the...

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Make it British Manufacturing at Heart Podcast
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Why I left my corporate job to dedicate my time to supporting UK manufacturing

In this interview for the Manufacturing at Heart Podcast I talk about my previous career, and the tipping point that made me decide...

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'Is it time to find a factory closer to home?' – Sunday Times 26th March 2017

The following article appeared in The Sunday Times on 26th march 2017 Kate Hills, founder of  Make it British was asked to comment...

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Kate Hills, founder of Make it British, named as an industry influencer in Power List 2017

Lingerie Insight, 17th March 2017 Kate Hills, the founder of Make it British, was named as an Industry Influencer in Lingerie Insight’s first...

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Kate Hills, founder of Make it British, interviewed by Fibre2Fashion

The following article appeared in Fibre2Fashion, 16th March 2017

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