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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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GS1 UK Healthcare User Group looking to recruit patient wristband or wristband printer suppliers

The Healthcare User Group (HUG) is looking to recruit patient wristband or wristband printer suppliers to help understand how we can further the use of GS1 standards to identify hospital inpatients across England.

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05/10/2018

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The NHS provider digitalisation programme – proposal documents released

In a July address, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced a bumper cash injection for digital projects in the NHS. Amounting to £412.5m over the next three years,

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04/10/2018

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Webinar | How to measure your items

Efficient exchange of product data is essential for the smooth running of any retail business. Believe it or not, one of the most important things to get right in that regard is knowing how to measure you

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24/09/2018

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How GS1 standards helped Mammy Jamia’s grow internationally

In the second part of Gary Lynch’s interview with Andrew Cairns, he explains how GS1 standards are helping him grow his business, Mammy Jamia’s, and access the international markets.

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19/09/2018

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Enterprise Nation: The journey so far in SME Britain

Founder of SME community, Enterprise Nation, Emma Jones talks about the growing potential of SMEs and the part they have to play in UK plc. In this presentation, Emma talks about:

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18/09/2018

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The NHS at 70 - A revolutionary institution and GS1 UK’s impact

Britain’s universal healthcare system celebrates its 70th birthday today.

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18/09/2018

GS1 product identifiers powering eBay’s product reviews – and your sales!

eBay buyers can now shop with greater confidence as product reviews are starting to be rolled out in the UK. Now that sellers have added unique product identifier’s to their listings, eBay is able to aggregate product data from across 

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18/09/2018

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GS1 asks industry to help develop guidelines for online product images

GS1 is looking for brands and retailers to help create guidelines for a standard way of displaying product images online More and more people today are using their smartphones and tablets to do their online shopping and product comparison.

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18/09/2018

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Harnessing the power of mobile for SME success

In this webinar we take a whistle-stop tour through Appland with consultant, Gerry White, and take in the sites and sounds that SME owners should appreciate when going mobile. In the course of his presentation, Gerry goes through:

Industry news

18/09/2018

Major developments in the retail revolution for all

The last two months have been very impactful for GS1 UK. After a consultation period that began with the Digital DNA programme and a charter signed by 12 leading grocery re

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18/09/2018

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