The BPIF is your route to decision-makers in the public sector. We monitor the political agenda on your behalf and identify threats and challenges to the industry. Our work has secured funding and legislative change worth millions to the industry.
The printing, packaging and graphics communications industry is part of the UK's fourth largest manufacturing industry by turnover and second largest by value added. The BPIF publishes facts and figures on the industry, including sales value, numbers of companies, number of employees and capital expenditure. BPIF members can also access the results of regular survey reports covering salaries, wages, productivity and profitability, and trading trends..
The BPIF is regularly consulted by the government regarding the formulation of public policy. The government and other decision-makers depend on a good flow of information and views from those who may be affected. We also lobby Government proactively to advocate changes in legislation or regulations that would benefit the industry or to challenge those that would impact adversely on it. Copies of BPIF submissions to Government can be downloaded from our website...
The All Party Parliamentary Print Group (APPPG) was established in 2001 and provides a forum in which MPs can discuss issues impacting on the printing industry. Supported by the BPIF, the APPPG plays an important role in and raising the profile of the printing industry amongst parliamentarians. The APPPG holds an annual reception at the House of Commons which all member companies are invited to attend...