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This past weekend the BBC  World Service broadcast a programme in its The Food Chain series on The Secret Life of Packaging which featured our very own Liveryman Jane Bickerstaffe. Jane, INCPEN’s Director,  spoke at the recent Environment and Sustainability Group roundtable event on how packaging can make a difference to the amount of food currently being wasted.

On Wednesday, 21 January, Stationers' Hall was delighted to welcome the National Calendar Awards back for its annual ceremony. Stands were imported and calendars of all shapes and sizes hung in readiness for the influx of calendar professionals all of whom were obviously keen for their nominations to have won but also enthusiastic to see what everyone else had done too.

On Monday, 19 January over 60 attendees, including Liveryman Annie Hotton who has submitted this report, came to the Environment and Sustainability Group's roundtable event on packaging which was sponsored by INCPEN. 

In an earlier item on Latest News you will have read that the Stationer's Company hosted its winter Trade Association event earlier this week and that Tom Bowtell of the British Coatings Federation spoke about all that he had done to win the TA Forum  Leadership of the Year Award. We were all fascinated to learn hear about a scheme in which the BCF are partners and which

Twice a year the Stationers' Company invite the Trade Associations linked to the Communications and Content industries to the Hall. They arrived today, despite the transport difficulties on South West Trains and Eurostar (one of the speakers finally arrived at midday!) and enjoyed a very instructive presentation from Rax Lakhani of Lucre PR on Social Media.

The Stationers' skiing team is assembling this week for the 2015 Inter-Livery Skiing competition which will take place on 23 and 24 January.  Martin Woodhead (Captain ) reports on 17 January that "a huge amount of snow has fallen in the past 24 hours, transforming muddy brown expanses into glorious white pistes".

Members will be delighted to welcome seven new Freemen to their ranks. They had their Freedom Ceremony on Monday, 12 January 2015 at Cutlers' Hall because Stationers' Hall was booked

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