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Tag: printing

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: a brief history of Royal wedding invites from Henry VIII to Prince Harry (as the Royal wedding invitations for Harry and Meghan’s big day go in the post)

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: a brief history of Royal wedding invites from Henry VIII to Prince Harry (as the Royal wedding invitations for Harry and Meghan’s big day go in the post)

Harry Mottram reports The news that employee owned printing trust Barnard & Westwood of London have printed the invitations to Print Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on May 19, reminds the printing industry of the long heritage of the wedding invite. Before the advent of printing in the late 15th and early 16th centuries wedding […]

By March 26, 2018 Read More →
HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: Jobs on the line over the marriage of political opposites with the Mirror Express deal (and Trinity Mirror’s £2m a year CEO says duplication will see cuts – but it’s good for shareholders)

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: Jobs on the line over the marriage of political opposites with the Mirror Express deal (and Trinity Mirror’s £2m a year CEO says duplication will see cuts – but it’s good for shareholders)

Despite the reassurances from both Unite and Trinity Mirror, there is little belief amongst workers at the media group that the purchase of Northern and Shell will not result in job cuts. It sees the publisher of the Daily Mirror takeover the Daily Express and other titles, with more redundancies likely. Harry Mottram reports A […]

By February 14, 2018 Read More →
HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: How pre-packs got a bad name in a climate of phoenix firms and Carillion type collapses as struggling companies use emotional blackmail on their suppliers to extend credit

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: How pre-packs got a bad name in a climate of phoenix firms and Carillion type collapses as struggling companies use emotional blackmail on their suppliers to extend credit

The word of the year in the world of print and paper has been “pre-pack.” Initially welcomed by the industry as a method to salvage insolvent companies, giving them time to live again under a new name and retaining their workforce, pre-pack deals have become tainted. Pre-packs began life in 2002 under the Enterprise Act, […]

By January 21, 2018 Read More →
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