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Make it British Podcast: UK manufacturing and British Brands in the Spotlight

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Kate Hills is on a one-woman mission to save UK manufacturing. In this podcast she shines the light on British brands and manufacturers, and goes behind the scenes of their businesses. With tips, hints and tricks to help you manufacture in the UK and buy British. Never has there been a more critical time to get behind 'made in Britain'.

Kate Hills is on a one-woman mission to save UK manufacturing. In this podcast she shines the light on British brands and manufacturers, and goes behind the scenes of their businesses. With tips, hints and tricks to help you manufacture in the UK and buy British. Never has there been a more critical time to get behind 'made in Britain'.
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United Kingdom

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Kate Hills is on a one-woman mission to save UK manufacturing. In this podcast she shines the light on British brands and manufacturers, and goes behind the scenes of their businesses. With tips, hints and tricks to help you manufacture in the UK and buy British. Never has there been a more critical time to get behind 'made in Britain'.

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English

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07753678146


Episodes

007 - The Best Place to Find a Manufacturer

12/7/2018
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Want to know the best place to find a UK Manufacturer? In this episode I discuss how you can find a UK manufacturer. I believe the best way to find a manufacturer that’s right for you, and your specific product, is at a trade show. Discover: Why a UK manufacturer might not be responding to your emailsThe reason why I set up Make it British Live!The importance of meeting a manufacturer face-to-faceThe benefits of being able to see a manufacturer’s product in the fleshWhy attending a trade...

Duration:00:16:35

006 - Keith Hanshaw, The Leather Satchel Co. - The Joy of Manufacturing

12/4/2018
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There’s a misconception that manufacturing is unpleasant and unwanted work. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Producing physical product can be incredibly satisfying and fulfilling. Listen to my interview with Keith Hanshaw from The Leather Satchel Co. to find out more about the joy of manufacturing I had the pleasure of interviewing Keith Hanshaw, who works in his family's leather satchel business. Keith discusses the joy he finds in manufacturing - in creating something of value...

Duration:00:31:49

005 - So you want to manufacture in the UK?

11/30/2018
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There are so many benefits to having your product made in the UK. But, once you’ve made the decision to make here, how do you find the right manufacturer for you? Whether you’re starting out with a new brand, or you’ve been making overseas and want to bring your production back to the UK, it can be difficult to know how to find the perfect UK manufacturer for your business. In this episode I help you with some advice if you’re just starting out on your journey to look for a UK factory to...

Duration:00:13:53

004 - Jo Ashburner Farr, Red Dragon Flagmakers - Flying the Flag for Made in Britain

11/27/2018
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Can running a social enterprise and manufacturing a world-class product go hand in hand? I talk to the inspiring Jo Ashburner-Farr, who has reinstated her family's flag making business as an ethical manufacturing business, focusing on social profit. Run as a social enterprise, Red Dragon Flagmakers take on staff regardless of their background. They give them the skills and training required to make world-class flags, offering the opportunity of a job for life. All profits go back into the...

Duration:00:29:05

003 - Why is UK Manufacturing Important?

11/23/2018
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What difference does it really make if you choose to manufacture in the U.K. rather than overseas? You may wonder why I think it is so important that we support our U.K. manufacturers and continue to make here in Britain. In this episode I talk through some of the reasons why I bang the drum for U.K. manufacturing. Discover how UK manufacturing can: Subscribe to this podcast – and support U.K. manufacturing 😃 More Make it British Website: makeitbritish.co.uk Linkedin:...

Duration:00:14:38

002 - James Eden, Private White V.C. - Why I'm boycotting Black Friday

11/20/2018
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How do UK manufacturers and brands compete with huge overseas factories and the likes of Black Friday discounting? In this episode I conduct a 'no holds barred' interview with James Eden, owner of Private White V.C. James tells me how he's turned a clothing factory that solely manufactured for other brands, into one that makes 9o% own-brand luxury clothing sold direct to the customer. Find out how (and why) James took on this challenge, and his unique costing policies which have helped...

Duration:00:33:58

001 - The Making of Make it British

11/16/2018
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Who is Kate Hills? And why is she so passionate about UK manufacturing? In this first full-length episode I give you the behind the scenes of who I am, why I do what I do and who Make it British is for. Discover More Make it British Website: makeitbritish.co.uk Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/katehills Instagram: @makeitbritish Twitter: @makeitbritish Facebook: facebook.com/makeitbritish Our Trade Show Business Design Centre, London N1 makeitbritishlive.com Want to find out how your...

Duration:00:22:11

000 - Introducing the Make it British Podcast

11/9/2018
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This is the first ever episode of the Make it British podcast! In this trailer you'll hear why Kate Hills set up the show, who the show's for and what you can expect from this twice-weekly podcast. More Make it British Website: www.makeitbritish.co.uk Trade Show: www.makeitbritishlive.com Subscribe to this podcast - and support UK manufacturing :)

Duration:00:03:37