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RFID: the tagging technology that is transforming construction

The use of GS1 powered RFID tags in construction continues to gain momentum as industry and regulators seek to create safer, more efficient and more sustainable supply chains.

Industry news

01/03/2024

NHS England reinforces drive for point of care scanning with launch of new Scan4Safety website

NHS England has launched a new NHS Scan4Safety website as a central resource to support trusts to adopt and optimise scanning processes.

Industry news

14/02/2024

The power of the pop-up shop

Want to boost brand awareness, increase sales and get crucial, real-time customer feedback? Pop-up shops provide a fantastic opportunity to do just that.

Industry news

14/02/2024

Leading patient safety expert, Ted Baker, joins GS1 UK healthcare advisory board

Professor Baker will offer vital support to the GS1 UK healthcare team as they work with senior NHS stakeholders and clinicians across the four nations to drive the adoption of GS1 standards.

Industry news

13/02/2024

HSSIB report on patient identification

Key observations and recommendations from HSSIB following investigations into patient misidentification errors.

Industry news

08/02/2024

GS1 General Specifications updated for 2024: Key changes impacting UK businesses

An overview of the 2024 key changes to the GS1 General Specifications that impact UK businesses.

Industry news

07/02/2024

Ireland's DRS goes live, highlighting the need for a united UK approach

GS1 UK CEO Anne Godfrey shares our thoughts on why the launch of Ireland's first national deposit return scheme presents a valuable opportunity to learn and refine plans for the UK.

Opinion piece

01/02/2024

Applications for UK StartUp Awards 2024 now open

Is your business worthy of being crowned as one the UK’s best and brightest startups? Enter the UK StartUp Awards 2024 before 26 February to find out.

Industry news

26/01/2024

European Commission changes to IVDR

The European Commission proposes more time for companies to apply the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation (IVDR), under certain conditions.

Industry news

26/01/2024

Unravelling the ‘golden thread’: data management in the built environment

How unique identifiers and interoperable data can power a safer, more efficient construction industry.

Industry news

24/01/2024

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