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British Glass proud to back BeerAlive! bottle bar

British Glass is pleased to announce it will be sponsoring the bottle bar at SIBA’s BeerAlive! – part of BeerX  – taking place in Sheffield from 17-19 March 2017.

15 Feb 2017


We're recruiting

We’re looking for an experienced communications/PR officer to develop and implement campaigns on behalf of the UK container glass-manufacturing sector. Apply by noon on Monday 6 March 2017.

15 Feb 2017


Ten out of ten for action on decarbonisation

A meeting of all ten large-scale UK glass manufacturers has secured unanimous high-level commitment to work together with government toward the progressive net decarbonisation of the glass industry as part of the Decarbonisation 2050 Roadmaps project.

26 Jan 2017


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


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