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.
19 July 2019
The latest phase of Pentel’s exciting marketing campaign, ‘Discover your best’, will be unveiled tomorrow (Friday 19 July) when the company’s EnerGel commercial airs in cinemas in the UK and Ireland.
18 July 2019
The innovative pen brand launches new biodegradable, plastic free packaging.
12 July 2019
On Monday 8 July 2019 at a dinner at Stationers’ Hall the Young Stationers’ Prize for 2019 was awarded to Amy Hutchinson. Amy was recently appointed CEO of the BOSS Federation, moving from her role as Marketing Director for the BOSS Federation where her work had resulted in a spike in new membership applications and significant additional revenue.
08 July 2019
The BOSS Board are delighted to announce that Simon Drakeford, CEO of the EO Group, has been unanimously elected to be the new BOSS Chairman at their recent board meeting. He will lead the board in a non-executive and voluntary capacity in addition to his current executive responsibilities at the EO Group.
05 July 2019
BOSS is delighted to announce the appointment of Amy Hutchinson as their next Chief Executive Officer. Amy succeeds Philip Lawson who is leaving after 3 years in the role and is taking early retirement to spend more time with his family.
04 July 2019
The new Master of the Stationers’ Company Trevor Fenwick will be like no other. He has been described by his colleagues at Euromonitor International as the “Chief Disruption Officer” and by a fellow Stationer as “part Luke Skywalker, part Darth Vader”.
26 June 2019
BOSS Charity Golf Day Raises nearly £12,000
This year's BOSS Charity Golf Day raised around £12,000 thanks to a new venue (the Belton Woods resort in Lincolnshire) and great support from sponsors and attendees
11 June 2019
Pentel prepares for a summer packed full of activity as it enters the latest stage of an exciting marketing campaign.
23 May 2019
Winners of the 2019 Stationers’ Company Innovation Excellence Awards for the UK Communications and Content industries will be announced at an awards luncheon to celebrate innovation, creativity, and excellence on Tuesday, 25 June at Stationers’ Hall, London.
This year’s awards attracted 39 entries, from across the Communications and Content industries.
07 May 2019
The winners of the 2019 Stationery Awards have been revealed...with BOSS members ExaClair clinching two prestigious awards.
01 May 2019
We are delighted to announce that the BOSS Industry Awards 2019 are now open for entries!
02 April 2019
Pentel is adding a new pigment ink drawing pen to its highly successful Pentel Arts range, which is equally popular with leisure artists and craft enthusiasts.
25 March 2019
As we approach Q1, many business leaders will be evaluating the performance of their company – and employees - over the past 12 months, and considering what changes to implement in the new financial year.
18 March 2019
Once again, this year's BOSS Leaders of the Future Conference gathered together the best and the brightest of our industry's young talent within the august grandeur of Stationers' Hall, with a combination of both continuity and freshness that seemed exactly right for this occasion.
07 February 2019
Book your tickets now!
The BOSS Leaders of the Future Conference returns to Stationers' Hall on Friday 8 March 2019 and is sure to be another fantastic event for our industry's rising talent.
To book your ticket (£65 VAT) please click here:
For any questions or for more information please contact Anais Bellemans at [email protected]
10.30 - Registration
10.45 - Welcome and Introduction
10.55 - Julianne Ponan - Entrepreneur Extraordinaire
11.45 - The BOSS Charity - how it works for the industry, Frances Stephen, Springfield
11.55 - Coffee/Tea Break
12.20 - Starting from scratch: Adam Carnell, Managing Director, Bluetree Group
13.00 - Lunch
14.00 - Wellness in the Workplace: Charlotte Wiseman, Wellbeing People
15.00 - Lifeboat debate in teams - who's too valuable to lose?
16.00 - Conference Ends
16.30 - Evening drinks and social at the Coppa Club, 4 St Pauls Churchyard
20.00 - Evening Ends
LEADERS OF THE FUTURE CONFERENCE AGENDA
10.30 – Registration
10.45 – Welcome and Introduction
10.55 – Julianne Ponnan – Entrepreneur Extraordinaire
11.45 – The BOSS Charity – how it works for the industry, Frances Stephen, Springfield
11.55 – Coffee/Tea Break
12.20 – Starting from scratch: Adam Carnell, Managing Director, Bluetree Group
13.00 – Lunch
14.00 – Wellness in the Workplace: Charlotte Wiseman, Wellbeing People
15.00 – Lifeboat debate in teams – who’s too valuable to lose?
16.00 – Conference Ends
16.30 – Evening drinks and social at the Coppa Club, 4 St Pauls Churchyard
20.00 – Evening Ends
03 January 2019
BOSS are delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 BOSS Awards.
08 November 2018
120 members of the industry took to the hills (without the sound of music) in the Lake District on Friday 2 November to raise money for the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR).
01 November 2018
Pentel has inked in a huge marker in its support for Prostate Cancer UK by raising over half a million Pounds for the charity.
02 August 2018
BOSS, in collaboration with the BOSS Business Supplies Charity, along with Staedtler and the Writing Instruments Association have four scholarships available for those enthusiasts working in our industry to advance their skills and knowledge through further off-the-job learning.
26 July 2018
In sweltering conditions in the St Bride Foundation building, a cross-section of the industry came together yesterday to share thoughts and knowledge on the issue of single use plastic packaging. Highlighted in the recent BBC series "Blue Planet" by Sir David Attenborough, public concern has heightened sharply over the impact of plastic on the environment. High profile companies from many different sectors have joined initiatives like the Plastic Pact to try and reduce the amount of unnecessary single use plastic and to make products easier to recycle.