Princess Anne, who has been president of the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) for more than 35 years, has written to those who work within the UK fashion and textile industry to share a message of support.
A group of fashion designers, BFC ambassadors and industry leaders joined the British Fashion Council to launch its Fashion Studio Apprenticeship during a visit at Prendergast Vale School in Lewisham on Monday.
The organisation will succeed Creative Skillset, taking over the management of current apprenticeship frameworks with the responsibility of the registration and certification of apprentices in England, Scotland and Wales
The last edition of Meet the Manufacturer, held on 24-25 May at the Old Truman Brewery, attracted more interest than ever from around the world, with the number of international visitors doubling that of last year.
The British Fashion Council has unveiled a British High-End Manufacturers Database, a national database of UK-based manufacturers to make it easier for designers to form supply chain links and reach production units.