BOSS Members' Day will take place at the St Bride Foundation on 12 October 2023, London. This annual event for senior delegates from BOSS member companies is a fantastic opportunity to connect with industry colleagues, discuss and debate the key challenges and opportunities for the Business Supplies sector and hear from insightful keynote speakers and prominent industry panellists.
At this weeks DEFRA Business Readiness Forum the Government announced that they will not take any enforcement action providing data for 2023 under the new EPR data reporting requirements is submitted by 31st May 2024. This is a significant change as Large Producers were originally expected to submit data for the period ending 30th June 2023 by 1st October 2023.
Defra would still like companies to submit their data to the original deadlines in order to aid the calculations of the likely cost of EPR although there is no legal obligation to do this until 31st May 2024.
Please see the full announcement below.
If you require further assistance, please contact the EPR helpline at email@example.com.
The August update for the GfK/BOSS Panelmarket report is now available. GfK track and audit 36 product categories in the Office & Stationery sector and produces time comparable data for Sales Value, Sales Units/Packs and Sales Pieces - as well as calculating an average pack price and sales price.
We are excited to announce the BOSS team will again be taking part in the Climb of Life 2023, a trek that will take place on 10th November 2023 in the beautiful Lake District. Like many in the industry, we are raising vital funds for cancer research in our support of ICR, and we need your help to make a difference.
Avitor Distribution UK, a leading provider of cutting-edge AV & IT solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Suzanne Tiernan as its new CEO. Suzanne brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in the technology and OP industry, having previously served as Head of Sales UK and Ireland at Neomounts.
The prestigious Stationers’ Company Warrant launched in 2014 and was established as a mark of recognition to highlight excellence within our industries. In 2023 the Stationers’ Company recognised a breadth of industry excellence spanning:
Quality leather and bookbinding materials
Service reviewing publisher content for students for its inclusivity and diversity messaging
Digital typographical and branding design for a website
Multitouch sensor solution using traditional print industry production processes for new markets and applications
Pioneering programme addressing problems of waste in the papermaking industry with a zero-waste goal
A warrant for your product or product range or service provides a unique opportunity to showcase your quality offering and differentiate you from others in your Sector.
Flashy Cactus, the pioneer in product specials procurement, is delighted to announce the launch of their new website, designed to revolutionise the way businesses access exclusive deals and unbeatable offers.
The BOSS Board are delighted to announce that Julie Hawley, Finance Director, YPO will be taking over from Simon Drakeford, CEO EO Group as Chairperson of the BOSS Board active from their Annual General Meeting which will be held on the 12th of October in London.
Over the past 18 months, OT Group has made great strides to develop our ESG practices – and like many businesses in recent years we’ve started to see the benefits of investing both time and resources in holding ourselves accountable when it comes to the Environment, Society and Governance. To continue with our development, we’re seeking a Sustainability Operations Manager to work with us at our Head Office in Ashton, Manchester, to operationalise our ESG commitment.
The July update for the GfK/BOSS Panelmarket report is now available. GfK track and audit 36 product categories in the Office & Stationery sector and produces time comparable data for Sales Value, Sales Units/Packs and Sales Pieces - as well as calculating an average pack price and sales price.
Dealer group and member co-operative, Office Friendly, have announced the launch of their latest initiative, a unique business grant scheme for its shareholder members. The scheme sees them making funds of up to £100,000 available exclusively for the groups’ shareholder members to utilise for the investment and expansion of their businesses.
UK Dealer Group’s Advantia, Integra Business Solutions, Office Friendly, Nectere, NEMO Office Club, Superstat and Dealer Solutions Provider Office Power have come together with the BOSS Federation to form a special interest group
The June update for the GfK/BOSS Panelmarket report is now available. GfK track and audit 36 product categories in the Office & Stationery sector and produces time comparable data for Sales Value, Sales Units/Packs and Sales Pieces - as well as calculating an average pack price and sales price.