The powerlist is a collaboration between FSB, CBI and the Trade Association Forum to celebrate and recognise inspirational women in the Association sector.
The list was compiled from over 200 public nominations, and a selection panel from the Trade Association Forum. The CBI and FSB had the unenviable task of selecting the 100 women that make up the inaugural list.
Nicola Bates, Chair of the Selection Panel and Strategy and External Affairs Director of the Portman Group said, "It has been a real pleasure to be able to bring the CBI, FSB and TAF together to champion the role of women in trade associations, celebrate their achievements and encourage the next generation of women into the association sector."
Posted: 22 March 2023
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced a licensing agreement with US-based family-owned fabric manufacturer Riley Blake Designs to bring RHS-inspired cotton quilting and sewing fabric to a large number of online and physical outlets worldwide. The range includes multiple products, from quilting fabrics (both by-the-yard and in various sizes of pre-cut bundles) and ribbons, buttons and trims (all coordinated with the fabric collections) to quilting and sewing patterns and a number of DIY project kits such as quilt kits, table runner kits and pillow cover kits.
Posted: 16 February 2023
Pentel has launched a social media Christmas campaign, packed full of activity and guaranteed to deliver inspiration and creativity throughout the festive season. As the company counts down to Christmas the campaign focuses on its wide range of Pentel Arts products and the flagship EnerGel range. Working closely with influencers, each tasked with different projects, Pentel aims to demonstrate the versatility of these products and encourage followers to engage and connect with the Pentel brand.
Posted: 6 December 2022
Small businesses should not feel pressured into taking part in Black Friday this year, says Lee Murphy, a small business finance expert at The Accountancy Partnership Lee Murphy said: "Many business owners are already struggling with the current economic climate, so offering big discounts when margins are already being squeezed could be more costly in the long run. Before deciding on any deals and discounts, businesses should review their cash flow, and consider the cost of processing a larger number of orders at one time.
Posted: 24 November 2022
Driven by a fresh directive as part of a broader strategic approach to maximise consumer awareness of its key lines ahead of the key Christmas buying period, Bath-based toy company Curious Universe is excited to launch its #SummerRocks campaign. The Instagram based campaign aims to celebrate all the fun of the summer season whilst also providing parents with creative and hands on activities to keep kids entertained over the summer holidays. The activation – which involves a mixture of family and parent influencers as well as some kidfluencers - focuses on a selection of the company's most fun and creative rock painting kits offering a variety of themes - including the Dazzling Rock Painting Kit, Galaxy Rocks Kit and the stunning Mandela Stones Set. The campaign will see influencer families sharing their rock painting creations via a their social platforms over the coming weeks, providing their followers and parents with summer holiday activity ideas as well as showcasing the wide range of results that can be achieved with the rock painting kits.
Posted: 1 September 2022
As businesses are preparing for their busiest time of the year, many are thinking of ways to minimise stress levels to improve focus on productivity and profit. Businesses can shop thousands of engraving materials and supplies with next day delivery and the support of Trotec's friendly and knowledgeable team. Trotec is a world leader in the field of laser technology and sets new standards. As part of the Trodat-Trotec Company Group, the European leader in innovation develops, manufactures, and markets laser system solutions and laser equipment for marking, cutting and engraving a wide range of materials and substances.
Posted: 12 July 2022
ACID, the UK's membership and campaigning organisation for design and IP, marks this year's British IP Day celebrations with the launch of its new ACID IP Charter.
Browse ACID's new look website at www.acid.uk.com
First mooted by ACID and established in 2016 by the Alliance for Intellectual Property, British IP Day is an annual celebration of the role that intellectual property plays in the cultural standing and economic success of the United Kingdom, underpinning innovation and creative excellence.
Posted: 7 July 2022
In the growing world of personalisation, TheMagicTouch has again created another great opportunity for customers to benefit from the massive potential of personalised shoes and footwear. This original and easy method to personalise and decorate all kinds of shoes and footwear is using the cmpany's new DTF transfer and toner-based processes. The finished transfer is vibrant and more importantly durable. The advantages of the DTF transfer technology include no cutting, no weeding, and no pre-treatment. Plus full colour digital transfers at a low cost.
Posted: 23 June 2022
After over a year of rapid expansion across the US market, from Hawaii to Alaska, Yorkshire-based Corinne Lapierre is ramping up its presence in Australia and Tasmania.
Business Manager Olivia Neligan says, "We know we have many very happy online customers in Australasia so we're thrilled that they may now also be able to find our kits in their local independents."
The company has established that there is a strong global demand for superb quality and design-led craft products and the Made in Britain label is a further boost to the reputation and appeal of the brand in foreign markets.
Posted: 10 June 2022