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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…

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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…

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BBC Breakfast Interview on the UK production of PPE

By Kate Hills | April 19, 2020

I was interviewed on BBC Breakfast on 19th April 2020 about the nationwide shortage of PPE. In the interview I discussed why we needed to make Personal Protective Equipment in the UK and how I was in discussion with the Cabinet Office to get orders to local manufacturers.

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In the Press: Make it British on C4 SuperShoppers

By Kate Hills | August 29, 2019

How is the cost of clothing in stores calculated? Ever wondered how big retailers work out the price of clothing you see in stores? Is it genuinely related to how much it costs to manufacture? Or do they make up the prices according to how much they think you’ll pay? The cost of clothes and…

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.  

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

By admin | March 16, 2017

The following article appeared in Fibre2Fashion, 16th March 2017