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Kinky Knickers manufacturer Headen & Quarmby goes into administration

Set back for British manufacturing as one of the most high profile UK clothing factories calls in the administrators UPDATE: On the 17th…

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Best of Make it British 2013

As Make it British moves into its 4th year we look at some of our most popular blog posts from the last 12…

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#BritishChristmas on Twitter

We asked out Twitter followers to put forward British-made Christmas gift ideas and here is what happened… Thanks to the new Twitter custom…

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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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Heal's launches totally British furniture collection

New dining furniture is made from ash from UK woodlands and travels only 180 miles from forest to store [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=k9JRygP9FR4] Did you…

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Make it British needs your help to secure a top award

Make it British has been chosen as one of the Top 10 businesses in the Made in Britain category in this year’s Smarta…

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Michael Barrymore supports UK manufacturers with his new clothing line

TV personality Michael Barrymore launches British-made clothing range ‘Made by Dave’ Michael Barrymore, former star of Saturday night TV,  is not a name…

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Make it British to talk Manufacturing at two events in London this month

Kate Hills, Founder of Make it British, will be talking British manufacturing at the following events this September:

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Good news for UK manufacturing as orders rise sharply in July

Latest survey reveals that UK production is on the increase as demand increases from home News that UK manufacturing is on the rise…

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Make it British featured in the Metro's British-made fashion article

Newspaper article proves that you can Buy British on a Budget Journalist Alison Lynch wrote a great article for the Metro newspaper this…

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The New Craftsmen Garage opens celebrating the best of British craftsmanship

If you appreciate British craftsmanship at its absolute best then you should find time to pop along to The New Craftsman Garage in…

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Make it British is featured in UK Handmade magazine

I was delighted to be interviewed by Mich Yasue for the fabulous UK Handmade magazine this month. For those that have not heard…

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UK manufacturing jobs to return over next decade

Report predicts that rising oil prices and new technology will lead to more localised production and the creation of 200,000 new manufacturing jobs…

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Bangladesh tragedy – will people now stop to think where their clothes are made?

There is a reason why products made in Britain are often more expensive – safe working conditions for one. The terrible news about…

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British brands scoop Queen's Award for Enterprise

Recognition for companies manufacturing in the UK in prestigious annual awards I was very pleased to see that two of the brands featuring in our…

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Old Aquascutum factory is reinvented as The Clothing Works

One of the UK’s largest clothing manufacturing units is now under new ownership and ready to take on fresh challenges Last Friday I…

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Good news for British-made carpets

A great week for the British carpet industry as Axminster Carpets is saved and Brintons invests in growth It was a sad day…

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UK Manufacturers say Government is failing them

Survey reveals UK manufacturers less confident now than before the coalition came to power The results of a survey of 1000 manufacturers carried…

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Make it British is featured on BBC Radio 4

Radio 4 discusses UK manufacturing on special editon of You & Yours It is great that the media is really getting behind the…

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Staffordshire Ceramicist wins 'Backer of British Design' Award

Managing Director of Royal Stafford Tableware gains recognition for his support of British designers with English Eccentrix range Norman Tempest, managing director of…

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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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British woollen mills see sales increase of 50% in five years

Output from British mills increases dramatically as consumers demand to know the provenance of their products Wollen mills across Yorkshire, Lancashire and the…

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