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Interoperability success starts with standards

In response to the draft Standards and Interoperability Strategy, GS1 UK's head of healthcare, Glen Hodgson, shares a short review of where GS1 standards align.

Industry news


Resources and Waste Strategy Conference round-up

Speakers from across the industry spoke on the impact that DRS will have on businesses.

Industry news


Creating a more prosperous food sector: the National Food Strategy

On 13 June the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) published its long-awaited Food Strategy, setting out a plan to “transform our food system and ensure it is fit for the future.”


Going global with online marketplaces

The impressive growth of Fruugo, an online marketplace that connects brands and consumers from all over the world, highlights the huge overseas opportunities that marketplaces can offer to online sellers.

Industry news


Saving time, money, and lives

GS1 UK partner, Genesis Automation, explores how implementing complete traceability in healthcare enhances patient safety and adds measurable value.

Guest opinion piece


Constructing the digital future

Digitisation and traceability of building material from design to deconstruction can be available to all stakeholders, but the success of both requires a focus on identification and data.

Industry news


How will HFSS impact online promotion?

With new High in Fat, Sugar, and Salt (HFSS) legislation set to have a dramatic impact on the way brands and retailers promote food and drink, many businesses across the UK are having to re-evaluate the way they do business.

Industry news


Healthcare conference roundup

A roundup of the best bits and key messages from the two day GS1 UK Healthcare Conference.


Consumer trust and transparency, enabled by identity

The GS1 Global Forum 2022 recently welcomed Mike Capsambelis, product management lead at Google, onto the plenary stage.

Industry news


DAPB0108 for AIDC update

GS1 UK have been working with NHS Digital to update the NHS Information Standard DAPB0108 for AIDC. Here is an overview of what you need to know.

Industry news


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