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Earlier this year MacroArt appointed a non-executive chairman to help it realign and grow its business. The Covid pandemic having caused so many PSPs to reassess their operations, I talked with MD Michael Green about the value of bringing in non-executive directors. 

JKN Digital in Preston was formed in 1988 and is now a full service exhibition and events graphics specialist, and a trade printer. It was an early adopter of HP latex technology and now runs only such printers - three L570 roll-to-roll printers and an R2000 flatbed machine. So why all the investment in HP kit? 

Before you write off investment in finishing kit this year, just consider what’s being introduced to fill the gaps in the market.

Increasingly, inkjet printer manufactures are extending their reach by adding industrial printers to their offering?  But, what do they mean by ‘industrial’, and do machines matching that definition have any place within graphics sector PSPs?

Do you know much about the Made Smarter Leadership programme - and have you considered joining it? If you want to mix with business chiefs from across different sectors to glean insight on smarter manufacturing impacts, perhaps you should.

Given it’s autumn 2021, spring 2022 May seem some way off. But don’t get caught out. Now’s the time to start readying for the new tax, which comes into force next April.

Long Covid - how much of a disability could it prove, and what does it mean for your business? Employment lawyer Anna Bithrey of Taylor Walton explains your legal responsibilities.

Increasingly, when it comes to business efficiency, and potential growth, it’s all about the data. So what are MIS suppliers doing to help convince you that they are working on more suitable systems for this sector, where there’s still such reticence to invest?

Many employees want to continue a more flexible approach to their work, having become accustomed over the last year or so. Here, law firm Wright Hassall offers advice for businesses experiencing an influx of such requests.

Formed 25 years ago, Corby-based Emerald House Associates - or EHA as it’s better known - is now a well established full-service design, print, build and install graphics company, working for prestigious clients such as Chanel, Coty and Selfridges.

I talked with the company’s owner, Mick NcNamara, about the reasons for its recent investment in a HP R2000 latex printer as part of its drive forward.

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