Important workshops to be held at SDUK 2014

The British Sign and Graphics Association (BSGA) has announced that it will hold two workshops a day at this year’s Sign and Digital UK event. These will focus on key areas for the industry, to keep companies up to date on legal issues Signage businesses are often busy with the day to day running of … Continue reading “Important workshops to be held at SDUK 2014”

Be aware of HSE intervention fees

Many companies are still failing to comply with Health and Safety regulations, putting them at risk of having to pay fees to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The Fee for Intervention (FFI) initiative was brought in over a year ago. However, some companies are still falling foul of the rules. The FFI scheme is … Continue reading “Be aware of HSE intervention fees”

Investment key to future proofing a business

The economic downturn has led many businesses to reduce the amount of money they invest in their company. However, with glimmers of hope starting to appear, investment could be a way of ensuring a business is set for the future. Technology vital for the future One of the best investments a signage company can make … Continue reading “Investment key to future proofing a business”

Signs for 2014 looking healthy

With the wider economy showing more signs of recovery, there is a growing feeling of optimism within the signage industry about the future. The outlook for 2014 is looking considerably healthier than it has in the past, with increased orders and new technology coming to the market. Developments within the industry have enabled companies to … Continue reading “Signs for 2014 looking healthy”

Create a greater impact with built-up signage

The creation of 3D signage, where the words and images are raised up, is becoming more popular. This allows sign makers to make a greater impact and produce a clean appearance. The advances in materials and technology mean that they can design something that goes further than an average 2D sign. There are some additional … Continue reading “Create a greater impact with built-up signage”

Traditional signage undergoing resurgence

As more businesses look to stand out from the crowd and create their own unique identity, there has been an increased demand for signs that have a more traditional look and feel. One of the growing trends in the signage industry is signs that combine both old and new, such as modern fonts mixed with … Continue reading “Traditional signage undergoing resurgence”

Warning to sign makers following prosecution

The British Sign and Graphics Association (BSGA) has issued a warning to sign makers over essential maintenance, following a successful prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The prosecution follows an incident five years ago, where a 12m x 3m wooden sign was blown down in strong winds. The structure had become decayed and … Continue reading “Warning to sign makers following prosecution”

Encouraging signs for shop front scheme

A project to regenerate an area of Glasgow has seen interest from almost 100 retailers. As part of the Action Barras Calton (ABC) plan to improve the East End area of Glasgow, shop owners were invited to submit applications for funding. The £400,000 council fund has received applications from over 90 local businesses, all of … Continue reading “Encouraging signs for shop front scheme”

How adhesive technology is shaping the sign industry

Gone are the days when professional signs were let down by the quality of the adhesive. The technology behind the products has now advanced so significantly that sign makers can guarantee a high quality finish every time. The industry is demanding targeted solutions for individual signage styles, rather than a one size fits all approach, … Continue reading “How adhesive technology is shaping the sign industry”

The Easier Way To Change High Banner Displays

Banners and posters displayed high up, whether fitted externally or internally, can offer a great way of attracting the attention of customers. However, they can be difficult and time consuming to change, so are generally reserved for long term displays. However, with the innovative Ad-Cassette system, these are problems of the past. These banners can … Continue reading “The Easier Way To Change High Banner Displays”