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Should the UK Government be buying British?

MP demands to know why Parliament aren’t serving on plates made in Stoke-on-Trent When Stoke-on-Trent North MP Ruth Smeeth noticed plates in the...

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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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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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'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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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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Kate Hills from Make it British in The Independent 8th Mar 2017

Kate Hills was asked to give her thoughts on how the Spring Budget might effect UK manufacturers You can read the article on...

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Make it British featured in The Independent 8th March 2017

Thanks to the Independent for their feature on the Make it British story. You can read the full article here  The Independent ran...

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Mums that Make it British

Press Release: Mums that Make it British Around 54,000 new mothers lose their jobs each year, according to an Equality and Human Rights...

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Article by Karen Kay for The Observer
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'Homespun UK clothing is back in vogue as big brands go for a personal touch'

The Observer. Sunday 30th October 2016 Kate Hills from Make it British contributed to a piece about the rise of British womenswear brands...

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Interview with Kate Hills in The Manufacturer
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Interview with The Manufacturer – 'Make it British: now on the High Street'

The Manufacturer. Friday 27th October 2016 Read the article here An interview with Kate Hills, founder of Make it British, by Victoria Fitzgerald...

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Kate Hills on BBC Inside Out East Midlands with Lukwesa Burak

BBC Radio Leicester. Tuesday 25th October 2016 Kate Hills, founder of Make it British was interviewed by Lukwesa Burak – listen to the...

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Kate Hills, CEO of Make it British, was interviewed by Jonathan Lampon on BBC Radio Leicester
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Make it British on BBC Radio Leicester

Textile manufacturing in Leicester is booming – hear all about it in this interview with Kate Hills, founder of Make it British, on BBC Radio Leicester...

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Kate Hills, Founder of Make it British, featured in Marie Claire

Why We Should Be Searching For ‘Made In Britain’ On Our Clothes Labels The below article was featured on www.marieclaire.co.uk in August 2015:...

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In the Press: Getting on my Soapbox

Make it British was in two articles in the press this week – fighting the cause for UK manufacturing The first article was a...

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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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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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Top fashion editor declares Make it British an 'influential blog'

Melanie Rickey, fashion editor at large, shows support for Make it British Melanie Rickey, a well-respected fashion editor and journalist, has been quoted...

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Make it British champions British manufacturing on BBC Breakfast

I was delighted to be invited to the BBC Breakfast studios this morning to discuss British manufacturing. If you missed the show you...

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