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The Trade Association for the Business Supplies Industry

BOSS represents all businesses along the distribution chain with a wide breadth of membership. From the smallest retailer to the largest manufacturer, all have a place in our vibrant growing community. We are uniquely placed to represent, educate and inspire the future generation.



Networking & Recognition

BOSS provide some of the best opportunities for the industry to come together, network, be inspired and celebrate those within our sector both virtually and in person. The BOSS Industry Awards is the flagship event of the year and annually recognises individuals and companies that have excelled.

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Expert Business Support

Through expert advisors BOSS provide bespoke business support to help you grow your business, stay compliant, and achieve your goals. From business healthchecks to support achieving ISO Standards and Accreditation the team are here to help you succeed.

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Training & Development

Our training partner is passionate about upskilling the industry with expertise in providing access to a range of government subsidised training vehicles to offer a flexible and affordable option whether you are looking to develop new talent or upskill existing staff.

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Industry Thought Leadership

BOSS lobby government on issues that matter to our industry, amplifying your voice. We strive to inspire better decision making in our sector and provide businesses with trusted and accurate information by tracking trends, providing headline facts and figures, and carrying out benchmarking surveys.

BOSS Insights and Research

We want to inspire better decision making in our industry and provide businesses with trusted and accurate information, so they can make informed choices. We track trends, provide headline facts and figures, carry out benchmarking surveys and more.

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Latest Events

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BOSS Members' Day

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BOSS Environmental Forum

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BOSS Today: Issue 58

Read the August/September edition of BOSS Today 

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BOSS needs you!

Complete the Q2-Q3 State of Supplies Survey. 

Your voice matters, and we need YOU to complete the State of Supplies Survey. 📋

By participating, you're empowering BOSS to advocate for your interests with the UK government. Don't delay! The survey should only take 15 minutes of your time to make a significant impact on our industry's future.

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