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Apprenticeship levy: getting best value for the glass sector

British Glass has just hosted a forum for glass industry HR leads focussing on the forthcoming Apprenticeship Levy. Facilitated by the RNN Group, the session revealed a far more user-friendly and financially valuable scheme than industry expected from the recent media coverage.

2 Dec 2016


British Glass reflects on a week of political announcements

With Theresa May’s address to the CBI conference and the Chancellor’s autumn statement to Parliament, there’s been a lot for business to take in over the last week. British Glass reflects here on some of the key points for the glass industry.

29 Nov 2016


AGM emphasises a firm foundation for seizing opportunity

This year’s review of British Glass activity and formal board business revealed a firm foundation for launching proactive, whole industry responses that can identify the opportunities in these turbulent times. 

24 Nov 2016


Great minds come together for glass-focussed waste heat recovery day

More than 40 specialists across the glass industry, academia and policy took part in a British Glass knowledge transfer seminar about waste heat recovery technologies last week  –  exploring its potential to help the sector achieve economic and environmental benefits.

22 Nov 2016


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Many glass making terms have entered the language: 'Coddswallop': Hiram Codd invented the marble stoppered 'pop' bottle in the 1870s, and millions of the bottles were made, particularly in South Yorkshire. 'Wallop' was the name given to the cheap beer of the day, and beer drinkers dubbed the contents of the codd bottle 'a load of coddswallop'.


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