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UK fashion sector announces £1.8m circular innovation partnership

The British Fashion Council (BFC), UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have announced a…

Five ways UK fashion industry can grow post-Brexit, Covid

The report titled 'Impact of Brexit and Covid-19 on the UK Fashion & Textiles Technology Ecosystem' proposes five key recommendations…

UKFT spearheads £4m recycling project to manage textile waste

The Autosort for Circular Textiles Demonstrator (ACT UK) is a two-year project undertaken by UKFT that will support the transition…

Metaverse has potential to replace physical fashion stores

After the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT)'s live 'Fashion in Metaverse' session, guests tuck into some wine and cheese,…

UK craft jean maker Blackhorse Lane Ateliers launches green Denim Wash Lab

The sustainable R&D Denim Wash Lab has been launched in partnership with the University of the Arts London. and will…

Rana Plaza: key learnings ten years on from the tragedy

On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza factory in the Dhaka District of Bangladesh collapsed as a result of structural…

Week in Review: Surviving the global trade slowdown

Consequently, major apparel production hubs like Bangladesh are feeling it as buyers from Europe and the US cut their clothing…

UKFT urges apparel sector to check rules of origin for new CPTPP deal

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced last week (31 March) the country will be joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement…

GBP4m award for fashion recycling and sorting demo project

The aim of this competition is to fund a research and development activity demonstrator that will showcase new technologies, services,…

UK fashion firms breathe sigh of relief with new energy announcement

The Energy Bill Relief Scheme will see a significant cut in energy bills for UK businesses and applies to both…