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Progress Report – Our Journey to Net Zero

Here at Stocksigns, sustainability sits at the heart of everything we do Every innovation, every progressive step must be a step towards a better future. That step could be towards lowering our carbon footprint, creating a better place to work or helping to provide a better future. By taking this approach, we will nurture a [...]

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What is the Difference Between Hazard and Risk?

It might feel as though the words ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ get used synonymously and are often confused. But in fact, they both have very different meanings and both have their impact on health and safety in the workplace. Here we explain the difference between them so you can safely manage all the hazards and risks [...]

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How we implement an efficient way and keep it sustainable in our Exceptional Personal Service?

5S methodology played a big role at Stocksigns, these are to Sort (Seiri), Set in Order (Seiton), Shine (Seiso), Standardize (Seiketsu), and Sustain (Shitsuke)  Here at Stocksigns our operational focus is on efficiency, accuracy and high-quality signage. This all plays a crucial role in providing the Exceptional Personal Service we’re proud of, so that’s why [...]

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Stocksigns Customer Testimonials

Back to Case Studies Page Here at Stocksigns, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional personal service to all our customers. We manufacture high-quality signage for the construction, traffic management, and facilities management industries. In this blog post, we'll share some of our favourite customer testimonials and reviews to give you an idea of the kind of [...]

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Correx® Recycling Scheme: Our Sustainable Approach to Construction Site Signage

From ‘Keep Out’ and ‘Caution: Site Entrance’ to ‘Danger Asbestos’ or ‘Site Safety PPE,’ construction safety signage is as common as the sound of drilling on a construction site. But what happens to these essential safety signs once the project is complete? Well, many end up in landfill sites, causing environmental issues. That is until [...]

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Our Sustainable Steps: A Journey to Net Zero by 2030

Sustainability is central to all we do at Stocksigns. We’re continually working to reduce our carbon emissions, setting ambitious targets which have since helped us to reach net neutral status. However, there’s more to be done. This journey towards sustainability isn’t about ticking boxes; it’s about continual improvement and a commitment to safeguarding the environment [...]

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Stocksigns Fire Wayfinding Signage Blog 2023
The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022

Following five years of consultation, in 2022 a new fire safety legislation was introduced in response to the 2017 Grenfell Tower tragedy. Amongst the new regulations were rules on wayfinding signage, which came into force in January 2023. If you are planning a new project or are involved in the retrofit of an existing building, [...]

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Unusual Road Signs

By Melissa Barker - Stocksigns Ltd Group Marketing Assistant and Resident Beagle Mum Let’s face it, we all need road signs to help direct us from A to B. Guiding you along the way, they keep you on track and make you aware of the dangers ahead. But some signs, they just know how to [...]

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Meet the Stocksigns Team – Kelly Spear

Here we catch up with our Marketing Executive Kelly Spear to find out about her background, her current role and also her extensive pet collection. How did you get into marketing and what first led you to Stocksigns? My career began in 2017 when I joined a global technology provider and distributor Westcon-Comstor as a [...]

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Safety Signs – What is the Importance of them?

Reducing accidents in the workplace is extremely important in all industries, including manufacturing, heavy industry, on construction sites but also important in office-based environments too. Safety signage is an essential tool in ensuring compliance with specific legislation. Safety signs help create a safe working environment, offering guidance to those in the workplace or workplace area, [...]

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To the Summit! Stocksigns 2023 Charity Hike Up Mount Rysy, Poland

This year our team have endeavoured to climb the highest mountain in Poland, Mount Rysy and take a trek through Paradise Valley for local charity - The Children's Trust Stocksigns Marketing Assistant, Melissa Barker, gives the scoop on how it went down: Now I have had the chance to take stock & reflect on what's [...]

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Industrial and Quarries Blog by Stocksigns Ltd
Safety Signage in Industrial and Quarry Environments

Safety signage plays a crucial role in maintaining a safe working environment within industrial spaces. The role of signage is to provide important information and instructions to workers and visitors, helping them to avoid potential hazards and accidents. Within industrial spaces, there are a plethora of risks to a person’s safety. From production line machinery [...]

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Go Big, or go Home: Our Slovakia Summits Challenge

Charity fundraising is a big part of life here at Stocksigns Ltd. and Messagemaker Displays and each year we aim to go bigger and better. This year, in our Slovakia Summits challenge, we have set our sights on climbing the highest mountain in Poland, Mount Rysy, from the Slovenian border as well as a trek [...]

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The SwissQprint Impala 4 has landed at Stocksigns

Back in 2010, in our transition from silk screen to digital printing, we brought a first-generation swissQprint Impala. This machine, which was the 15th swissQprint machine to be placed in the UK, has served us for around 12 years – and has only broken down 3 times in this timeframe. Many years of printing later, [...]

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Feel Good Friday – Surrey Docks Farm

Stocksigns Ltd has implemented a new Quarterly Volunteering Programme for 2023, and to kick off, a small team from different departments had a mucky Friday out-of-office helping out at Surrey Docks Farm. Corporate social responsibility is something we feel very strongly about and we know the value and importance of giving back to the community. [...]

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UKCA Traffic and Car Park Signage

What is UKCA/CE Certification? UKCA/CE marking is a self-certification scheme, meaning that when a product is UKCA/CE marked, the manufacturer has verified compliance with the essential health and safety requirements as indicated in the applicable European product directives and regulations. Every permanent Road Traffic sign which is installed on a public highway must be UKCA/CE [...]

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Photoluminescent Fire Safety Signs

How do Photoluminescent Fire Safety Signs work? Photoluminescence occurs when a material absorbs photons (light energy), stores and then emits them back when the light source is removed i.e. in the dark, creating a noticeable lighting effect. Our Photoluminescent safety signs are designed to absorb photons from ambient light and then re-emit them in darkened [...]

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Make The Most Of Your Hoarding

In addition to performing as a construction site perimeter, hoarding can be an incredibly useful tool for developers. It can function as a platform to display eye-catching advertising or critical safety messages. Alternatively, it can be used to help a building site blend into its surrounding environment. In this blog, we explore these possibilities further [...]

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Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Update

Is your high-rise building compliant with the recent legislation update? Introduction Do you know of the latest regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (Fire Safety Order) update? Part of the update is a need for essential, life-saving signage in high-rise buildings. Being one of the UK’s leading safety sign manufacturers we have been helping our [...]

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CSR Round Up

GOOD PEOPLE AND GOOD VALUES – IS A GOOD SIGN Here at Stocksigns and Messagemaker Displays – our corporate social responsibility is something we feel very strongly about.  With the end of the year almost upon us, it’s an ideal time to reflect on the achievements we’re proud of and look towards the new year [...]

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Stocksigns – Your Sustainable Signage Supplier

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) is becoming an integral part of business strategy across the world. Sustainability is a key focus for both businesses and individuals alike – we only have one planet after all. Here at Stocksigns, we are dedicated to keeping our planet alive whilst creating a sustainable supply chain for our customers. [...]

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AN EASY GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY SIGNAGE

An important part of any construction site, safety signs are designed to communicate clear, concise messages. Failing to understand the message of a sign puts workers in danger of significant injury, which, in some cases, can be fatal. Generally, safety signs should follow ISO 7010 which is an established system for the standardisation of safety [...]

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SIGN BLINDNESS: WHAT IS IT AND HOW CAN IT BE AVOIDED?

Signage is absolutely crucial when it comes to reducing the risk of accident and injury. However, even clear safety signage can lose its effectiveness through ‘sign blindness. Here we explore the issue – and how best to avoid it. What is sign blindness? Safety signs are designed to be easily understood. They use striking colours, [...]

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The top 10 most dangerous jobs in the UK

Dangerous jobs are often necessary and can be found in a variety of industries. Workers succumb to work-related injuries and diseases from a wide range of safety risks and hazards. But in which occupations do these injuries and deaths take place? What are the most dangerous occupations to work in? In this article, we reveal [...]

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