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Interview with Kate Hills in The Manufacturer

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

By Kate Hills | October 27, 2016

The Manufacturer. Friday 27th October 2016 Read the article here An interview with Kate Hills, founder of Make it British, by Victoria Fitzgerald in The Manufacturer magazine. Kate gives her thoughts on the rise of UK textile manufacturing and what the challenges are to further growth. Plus she gives her tops tips for what factories…

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Kate Hills on BBC Inside Out East Midlands with Lukwesa Burak

By Kate Hills | October 25, 2016

Listen to this episode of the Make it British Podcast Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x [0:00] [0:00] [0:00] volume Kate Hills on BBC Inside Out East Midlands with Lukwesa Burak iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSSpotifyTune-in Email New Episodes Powered by the Simple Podcast Press Player…

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Make it British on BBC Radio Leicester

By Kate Hills | August 2, 2016

Listen to this episode of the Make it British Podcast Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x [0:00] [0:00] [0:00] volume Make it British on BBC Radio Leicester iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSSpotifyTune-in Email New Episodes Powered by the Simple Podcast Press Player Textile manufacturing in Leicester…

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

By Kate Hills | August 24, 2015

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: Kate Hills, founder and editor of Make it British is on a crusade. With so many of us buying clothing which is made abroad, she’s keen to get us to buy more…

In the Press: Getting on my Soapbox

By Kate Hills | June 26, 2014

Make it British was in two articles in the press this week – fighting the cause for UK manufacturing The first article was a soapbox piece for The Telegraph entitled ‘The government must clamp down on firms that claim to manufacture in the UK but do not‘. In it I was asked to state my case for…

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Make it British is featured in UK Handmade magazine

By Kate Hills | May 3, 2013

I was delighted to be interviewed by Mich Yasue for the fabulous UK Handmade magazine this month. For those that have not heard of it, UK Handmade is a design-led online magazine committed to showcasing and promoting the best creative talent the UK has to offer. Through a website, online and print magazine, and forum the…

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Make it British is featured on BBC Radio 4

By Kate Hills | April 1, 2013

Radio 4 discusses UK manufacturing on special editon of You & Yours It is great that the media is really getting behind the Made in Britain movement at the moment – the latest example being Radio 4 covering the topic of UK manufacturing in a specially edition of You & Yours today. The programme was…

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

By Kate Hills | January 30, 2013

Melanie Rickey, fashion editor at large, shows support for Make it British Melanie Rickey, a well-respected fashion editor and journalist, has been quoted as saying that the Make it British blog is influential in today’s Guardian. Melanie, well known to many as the civil partner of Mary Portas who is herself an avid supporter of…

Make it British on BBC Breakfast

Make it British champions British manufacturing on BBC Breakfast

By Kate Hills | January 15, 2013

I was delighted to be invited to the BBC Breakfast studios this morning to discuss British manufacturing. If you missed the show you can see it here (apologies for the poor video quality). And here is the link to the film we are discussing about the Bradshaw family who are trying to survive a whole…

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

By admin | March 17, 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 annual Power List – an indispensable guide to the top 50 most important and influential professionals in the intimate apparel sector.