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Press Release – Demand for UK-made goods is increasing, but consumers want the government to do more to encourage people to buy British

By Michelle Pontius | November 29, 2022

The pandemic and Brexit have changed the way that UK consumers shop, with over two thirds now more likely to buy UK-made products than ever before, according to a survey by Make it British to mark Made in UK Day […]

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Make it British Members featured in Brilliantly British Campaign

By Michelle Pontius | December 10, 2020

In December 2020 The Express newspaper ran a ‘Brilliantly British’ campaign shining a light on UK-made firms. Dozens of Make it British members were among them… Over a period of two weeks, the Express newspaper is encouraging its readers to […]

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

By Admin | March 9, 2017

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

Make it British team in The Independent

Make it British featured in The Independent 8th March 2017

By Admin | March 8, 2017

Thanks to the Independent for their feature on the Make it British story. You can read the full article here  The Independent ran a feature for International Womens Day about the Make it British team, and how we are all […]

Mums that Make it British

By Admin | March 8, 2017

Press Release: Mums that Make it British Around 54,000 new mothers lose their jobs each year, according to an Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) report.  It was statistics like this that prompted Kate Hills, a mother of two young […]

Kate Hills to Speak at Source Fashion 12th February Make it British

Kate Hills, Founder of Make it British, to Speak at Source Fashion

By Kate Hills | January 20, 2023

Kate will be sharing her knowledge on the increase in demand for manufacturing in the UK, and the benefits of making locally. Kate’s talk called Micro Factories: Fashion’s Reshoring Rush will cover: About Source Fashion Source Fashion is the UK’s […]

Kate Hills of Make it British - Named Top 25 UK Retail Industry Influencers

Make it British founder Kate Hills one of the Top 25 UK Retail Influencers

By Kate Hills | December 13, 2022

Recognised for her commitment to the UK retail industry, Make it British founder Kate Hills has been named as one of the Top 25 UK Retail Influencers for 2023 amongst industry experts Mary Portas and Theo Pathitis. Kate Hills, founder […]

‘Kate Hills: Championing British Manufacturing’

By Kate Hills | November 29, 2022

The English Home, November 2020 Kate Hills, founder of Make it British has been celebrated by The English Home magazine for her dedication to UK manufacturing and supporting British-made brands. Make it British members such as Putnams and Revival Beds […]

BBC Radio 4 interview with Kate Hills, Winifred Robinson and Brant Richards

Kate Hills on BBC Radio 4 You & Yours with Winifred Robinson and Brant Richards

By Kate Hills | August 26, 2021

According to the Office of National Statistics UK textile manufacturing has grown from £9 billion to £11 billion between 2018 to 2020. Kate Hills, founder of Make it British, was invited to discuss these figures on BBC Radio 4. She […]

Make it British dresses Adrian Chiles in UK-made clothing for BBC Radio 4

By Kate Hills | December 17, 2020

With just over 2 weeks until the UK leaves the EU, Adrian Chiles made a radio programme for BBC Radio 4 called Living British. He challenged me to dress him head to toe in British-made, and I obliged with the […]