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The Bank of England will withdraw legal tender status of the paper £10 note featuring Charles Darwin at 23:59pm on Thursday 1st March 2018. more

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Successful funding from a bank has given chair moulder Advanced Furniture the opportunity to buy a new factory. more

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After five and ten pounds entered circulation in polymer form, the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street has agreed supplies for the plastic substrate. more

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A table of the world's largest economies buy manufacturing output has placed the UK eighth, as its manufacturing sector grows to overtake France. more

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The second plastic banknote made by the Bank of England - a ten pound note featuring Jane Austen - has now entered circulation in England and Wales more

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The ten-pound note designed by BOPP film specialist Innovia has been revealed by the Bank of England at a ceremony on the bicentenery of Jane Austen's death. more

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A survey of SME’s has shown the Government’s industrial strategy is failing to reach manufacturing managers. more

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Barclays has said UK manufacturers have suffered a disproportionate rise in small business costs, as the price of raw materials increases above other inputs with 2017 inflation. more

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Bank of England considers coconut and palm oil for £20 note more

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Britain’s new polymer five and ten pound notes will retain tallow traces, but Bank of England ‘seeking alternatives’ for future print runs. more

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Innovia, the Wigton-based supplier of the polymer used in the new plastic £5 notes, is looking for “potential solutions” after calls from the public to end the use of animal fats in the manufacturing process. more

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The new five-pound note made using polymers enters circulation in the UK today (13th Sept). more

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Innovia has opened a new, start-of-the-art, high security plant at its Wigton site in Cumbria for the manufacture of the substrate used for polymer banknotes. more

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The Governor of the Bank of England has officially unveiled the design of the new plastic £5 note and says it “exploits the possibilities of polymers” within its range of unique features. more

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The Bank of England will unveil the design of the new £5 bank note made from polymer at a ceremony in Oxfordshire tomorrow. more

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The Bank of England’s Chief Cashier has officially opened a new film line that will be used for the production of the UK’s polymer banknotes. more

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A new £20 note printed on polymer will be available from 2018, the Bank of England has announced. more

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Bank of England officials have described a recent meeting held with the British Plastics Federation (BPF) as providing an “extraordinary valuable insight” into the UK’s manufacturing, distribution and retailing activities. more

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The Bank of England has announced that it has selected De La Rue as its “preferred bidder” in the tender to print its plastic banknotes. more

The reality of using polymer banknotes in the UK has moved one step closer to reality, as the Bank of England announced it is to launch a public consultation programme to decide whether or not to go ahead with printing on plastic. more

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