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Launching an industry solution to solve the HFSS dilemma together

GS1 UK has collaborated with leading retailers to create an easy solution to share and manage HFSS data with their suppliers.

Industry news


GS1 UK partners with the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

To continue our support for small businesses we are delighted to announce that the Great British Entrepreneur Awards have become one of our community partners.

Industry news


What are the key challenges retailers and suppliers are facing from HFSS?

The new High Fat, Salt and Sugar (HFSS) legislation will see a seismic shift within the FMCG market affecting numerous brands and retailers alike.

Industry news


New HFSS legislation to tackle obesity: what you need to know

We are all guilty of the occasional indulgence, but in 2021, 28 per cent of the total UK population was deemed to be “obese”, and the country was ranked the 36th most obese nation in the world. 

Industry news


The MHRA consultation on medical device regulation is here. What next?

Now that The Medicines and Medical Devices Act has become legislation the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) will issue new regulations as to the requirements of the future of unique device identification and identification of medical device actors in Grea

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Winning £10,000 in business support as “The next big thing” in D2C with Bread and Jam

The D2C Summit by Bread and Jam was an extravaganza of opportunity for multiple brands and entrepeneurs to connect, learn how to grow and gain valuable insight.

Industry news


What you need to know about the MHRA consultation on medical device regulation

The MHRA call for feedback and input from healthcare stakeholders on the future of medical device regulations and UDI in Great Britain.

Industry news


Saving the planet, one drinks container at a time

In the latest instalment of GS1 UK’s Powering Progress webinar series, we look at the issue of sustainability, with a panel of executives united in their commitment to a greener future.

Industry news


From kitchen to £40m – the Pasta Evangelists story

Snubbed by Harvard, burned by the impresarios from Dragons’ Den and overlooked by countless investors, Italian-born Alessandro Savelli might have given up on his business vision: bringing premium pasta to the hungry masses.

Opinion piece


Take our exporting survey to win one of four £100 Amazon vouchers

Export is a topic that many of our members are interested in.

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