Promotional Product safety can be a business critical issue… A product that harms, damages or even kills can have a devastating impact on a brand and a business. With brands acting increasingly as business ambassadors, in effect representing what a business stands for, it’s absolutely vital that products associated with a company are complaint, ethical and safe.
Recent headlines about a student receiving serious burns when a mobile phone charger exploded highlight the fact that you can’t be too careful when sourcing promotional products. Often, when seeking a suitable promotional gift with the right lead time and price, it’s easy to forget or ignore the dangers of cutting corners. It’s important to
Working with a promotional product company means your brand is in their hands, so choosing the right supply chain to work with can be a bigger decision than you think. When choosing your supply chain, be careful not to fall into the trap of assuming it’s all about getting the cheapest price or that it’s not
Following an extensive annual audit carried out in February by the British Assessment Bureau, Arcadia Corporate Merchandise Ltd. has successfully renewed both its ISO9001 & ISO14001 environmental accreditations for 2015. ISO9001 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organisation needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory
Compliance in the branded merchandise sector has historically been something of a grey area for importers and manufacturers. Today, however, responsible suppliers – and trade bodies such as the BPMA, which helps educate its members about compliance – are making the industry a safer and more reliable place. Suppliers of branded merchandise are no longer