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We work with many companies in multiple industries, and collaborate with other leading industry associations. Read our latest news and you will learn how our standards are being applied throughout the UK and globally. And you can read our case studies and press releases too.

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

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

Industry news

21/09/2021

Next Big Thing finalists

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

10/09/2021

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Have your say on the NHS Digital Medical Device Information System

As development of the Medical Device Information System gets underway, NHS Digital release a public consultation to gauge feedback

Industry news

08/09/2021

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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

31/08/2021

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NHS Innovation – the missing piece of the puzzle

A review of NHS adoption of innovation and the HealthTec Connect process by Ray Hodgkinson MBE, and Michael Clancy.

Guest opinion piece

23/08/2021

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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  GS1 UK has been working closely with industry bodies to consult on the deposit-return schemes (DRS) t

Industry news

21/07/2021

Feed us the Facts news

New research unearths Brits’ unawareness around food allergens

A fifth of Brits believe they have a food allergy – yet one in six are unable to identify any allergens within common food groups according to our recent study.

Industry news

20/07/2021

Greater transparency needed as HFSS legislation comes into force

Greater transparency needed as HFSS legislation comes into force

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.  The pr

Industry news

19/07/2021

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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

16/07/2021

Deposit return schemes

Going circular: deposit-return schemes and the role of GS1 standards 

Although the term may be unfamiliar for most, the deposit-return scheme (DRS) is not a new idea.  For Welsh readers, many will remember the old Corona pop bottles which you could return to the Corona pop man’s van in exchange for 10p in the 1980s.

Industry news

30/06/2021

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