BPIF Awards spotlight business performance

The BPIF aims with its awards ceremony to ‘reflect and reward’ the full variety of business skills that can be demonstrated by any company looking to survive in today’s fast-changing world. It can be argued that an awards programme is like a mineshaft that drills down through the superficial surface layers of an industry –…

Awards for the Business of Printing

After the intoxicating extravaganza served up by the National Print Awards in May, I came away from last week’s awards program in Leura, with the feeling I had digested a veritable ploughman’s lunch. Full of meaty substance, substance, I felt it went a long way towards drilling down into the very core of what are…

Printing Terminology explained

James Cryer discovered recently, when trying to explain the mysteries of our industry to a young lady, that we may know what we’re talking about – but nobody else does! Here, he takes a playful wander through the terminological minefield that we walk through each day. But would an innocent bystander escape unscathed if they…

Curios from the past

Recent events have entranced, beguiled and even tantalised us – but it’s happened all before! James Cryer, sensing that history maybe repeating itself, dug into his extensive archives and discovered a cautionary tale with a message which seems to echo the events of recent days. With only the most “ever so slight” tweaking, he presents…