The BOSS Federation is the trade association which serves the UK office supplies and services industry by providing a range of initiatives, cost saving benefits and services, to enhance the business performance of its members.
13 April 2017
BOSS Members' Day returns to Stationers' Hall on 5 June 2017.
06 April 2017
Amazon announcing their offering to business customers earlier this week was no surprise to our industry as we have been anticipating this development with interest.
30 March 2017
Over 100 delegates - a record attendance for this event and coming from all parts of the industry - converged in the historic Stationers' Hall on Friday 24 March for the 2017 BOSS Leaders of the Future Conference.
23 March 2017
The Visual Media Conference is a free one-day event, organised by the British Printing Industries Federation. This conference will provide a vivid insight into marketing communications and will be returning to the Rose Bowl in Leeds on Tuesday 11 April 2017.
16 March 2017
There's only two weeks left to secure your place at the BOSS Leaders of the Future Conference. Taking place on Friday 24 March 2017 at Stationers' Hall in London, it's sure to be another fantastic event for our industry's rising talent.
09 March 2017
This issue updates you on what has been happening in our regions along with key information on BOSS services.
02 March 2017
BOSS partner, BOSS Federation and CDi (Creative Digital Industries) are running a workshop on how to unlock a digital strategy for your business. This will include digitising elements of your customer journey from start to finish.
23 February 2017
We have an action packed events calendar for 2017 and I'd like to draw your attention to four events coming up.
09 February 2017
BOSS has traditionally been very well represented by Manufacturers who have been the main source of funding and support for us.
02 February 2017
The conference - now in its fifth successful year - will be another action-packed day of presentations, training and networking aimed at providing the emerging talent within our industry with the tools and inspiration needed to become the successful leaders of tomorrow.
26 January 2017
With the new Apprenticeship Levy coming into effect in April, we have been working with our business partner the BOSS Federation to make members aware of the upcoming changes and how they may affect their businesses.
19 January 2017
Following Theresa May's outlining of the Government's thoughts on Brexit earlier this week , what does the Office Products industry think of the impact of the vote to leave the European Union?
Strong B2B volumes in November calm post-Brexit nerves, while retail price increases may be dampening demand
12 January 2017
While always dangerous to look at one month in isolation, November's GfK Panelmarket figures showed such stellar demand in the B2B sector of the industry, if you are in B2B it is worth pausing to reflect whether you have enjoyed the uplift. Hopefully your figures are reflective of the same strong demand felt by the panel, with pieces up by 19% by volume over November 2015 although being sold at nearly 8% less.
05 January 2017
Happy New Year to you - I trust that you had a great break over the festive season and are fully recharged for the exciting prospect of 2017 ahead.
20 December 2016
On the first day of Christmas, my board gave to me - detailed sales data for the industry. The most important project that BOSS is underway with now and in 2017. Watch this space!
15 December 2016
2016 has been a year of massive change and disruption in both business and social environments. Predicting outcomes has become challenging even for the professionals.
07 December 2016
New funding for apprenticeships comes into effect from 1 May 2017. New rates have been published for all frameworks and standards (trailblazer programmes are referred to as standards and existing programmes are referred to as frameworks).
01 December 2016
BOSS has designed a new independent survey targeted towards manufacturers/vendors/OEMs and resellers/dealers. The survey seeks to develop a record and understanding in the movement of product costs and selling prices.