NEWS: Signs Express says it is 'delighted' to have been nominated for a British Franchise Association Express Newspapers Brand Builder of the Year Award.
NEWS: A new sign marking the end of the Way of the Roses in Morecambe has been erected by Signs Express Lancaster.
NEWS: Signs Express Central Lancashire has launched a specialist signage range designed especially for dementia sufferers.
NEWS: Signs Express Glasgow production manager Robert Murtagh and five friends will attempt to scale three peaks in just three days for the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.
NEWS: Signs Express Croydon has been nominated in 'Best Business for Customer Service' category at the Croydon Business Awards 2013.
NEWS: Signs Express Exeter says it was 'delighted' to provide temporary graphics for the University of Exeter when it hosted BBC's Children In Need in the South West last month.
NEWS: The Farnborough branch of Signs Express has delivered a freshly-liveried vehicle just in time for Christmas for a very special customer: Santa Claus.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul talks with Signs Express managing director Craig Brown about credit lines and how a franchise should support its daughter companies.
NEWS: Signs Express Bristol has faced one of its toughest vehicle wrap challenges yet – from a ten-year-old boy.
NEWS: Signs Express Southampton says it was 'proud to be asked' to produce signs for Southampton University's 'Changing the World for 60 Years' celebrations.
NEWS: On October 5th, the first day of the National Franchise Exhibition saw Signs Express celebrate 20 years since its inception in 1992, when David Corbett and Frank Eliel expanded from a pilot centre in Norwich to award the name to its first adopter.
NEWS: A new branch of Signs Express has opened in Newtownards, Northern Ireland, servicing Belfast and North Down.
NEWS: Signs Express Central Lancashire has completed a window graphics project for the University of Central Lancashire using Contra Vision window film.
NEWS: Signs Express Manchester has continued its support for Team Sky's Tour de France campaign, by branding support vehicles and the winner's yellow jersey.
NEWS: Signs Express Peterborough and Kings Lynn is now an accredited supplier and installer of Modulex sign products, and has used a number of Modulex Pacific curved face systems for a rebranding project.
NEWS: Signs Express Nottingham has created a plaque for Portland College, a college for people with disabilities, to mark its ongoing patronage from The Queen.
NEWS: Signs Express Gateshead owner Malcolm Lant has been named as a semi-finalist for the North in the BFA HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards.
NEWS: Shoppers at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford, near the Olympic Village, were treated to a massage recently in special pods wrapped by Signs Express.
NEWS: A vehicle wrap designed and installed by Signs Express Warwick has won the 'Best Dressed Vehicle' prize at a Four Peaks Challenge charity event.
NEWS: Signs Express Ayrshire has provided sponsorship and a range of vehicle graphics to the Taxi Renegades for the 2012 Crumball Rally.
NEWS: A 40m-long sign has been produced and installed at King George Dock in Hull by Signs Express, welcoming ferries to the UK city.
NEWS: A new youth centre in London has opened with a sign produced by Signs Express Wembley and Herts Central.
NEWS: Signs Express is sponsoring the Wayfinding/Environmental Graphics category at the Design Week Awards.
NEWS: Signs Express Peterborough has designed and installed vehicle graphics for the Hawk Display Team.
NEWS: The Nottingham centre of Signs Express has produced a range of durable, anti-vandal signs featuring QR codes.
NEWS: Signs Express Warwick has completed a 'stunning' vehicle wrap for bike specialist Boardman Bikes, featuring British Olympic hopefuls.
NEWS: The managing director of Signs Express Leeds says he is 'delighted' to see his sign company achieve podium positions at the Sign and Digital UK Awards.
NEWS: The Café at the Botanics at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens now 'blends into the surroundings' thanks to a vinyl wrap from the local branch of Signs Express.
NEWS: Signs Express Lancaster has provided signage and financial support to help Morecambe's bid to win a share of the Portas Pilot project fund.
NEWS: Signs Express Derby has manufactured and installed signs for Herotsc, a contact centre that opened in the city in February.
NEWS: Signs Express Dublin has commented on a VW campervan wrap that it turned around in three days, in time for an Ireland-wide promotion for beverage brand 7UP.
NEWS: An exhibition called 'Can You Hear Me Now?' at Derby Art Gallery features handmade plaques from Signs Express Sheffield.
NEWS: Signs Express Peterborough owner Ann Hitch has been nominated for the Encouraging Women in Franchising Franchisee of the Year Award.
NEWS: Signs Express Leeds has completed wraps on 43 new buses following an £8m investment in a new transport fleet by Arriva Yorkshire.
FEATURE: Three owners of UK Signs Express centres tell Morwenna Kearns about their companies and their nominations in the Sign and Digital UK Awards.
FEATURE: Signs Express Leeds owner Dave Nurse is the next Sign and Digital UK Awards finalist to tell Morwenna Kearns about his nominated projects.
NEWS: Signs Express says it is 'delighted' to see five of its franchises shortlisted in the Sign and Digital UK Awards.
NEWS: The Plymouth branch of Signs Express has invested in a new van with enough capacity to transport all its access and safety gear alongside the signage to be installed.
NEWS: Signs Express Exeter has shown support for its local football team by producing display panels showing key moments from Exeter City's history since 1908.
NEWS: Chester, UK has a new sign-making company following the opening of a new franchise of Signs Express.
NEWS: Banners produced by Signs Express Gateshead were caught on camera this weekend during the X Factor final.
NEWS: Signs Express Leeds has provided graphics for a Christmas campaign in support of local children's charity Cash for Kids, which starred singer Matt Cardle.
NEWS: The Birmingham SW branch of Signs Express has purchased an HP L25500 Latex printer and an Easymount Laminator for use in its new studio in Bromsgrove.
NEWS: Signs Express Nottingham has given the signage at nearby Bulwell Forest Golf Club 'a sympathetic upgrade', by incorporating its existing design within new layouts.
NEWS: Craig Brown, managing director of Signs Express, was among the attendees at a meeting with 30 UK MPs recently, at which the issue of franchising and its economic impact was discussed.
NEWS: Signs Express Sheffield has been commissioned to provide hoarding and screen signage for the UK's first public hydrogen filling station.
NEWS: Three women from Windsor, UK will drive across Europe in a black cab wrapped with custom graphics printed and fitted by Signs Express Slough.
NEWS: Signs Express is among ten franchise companies taking part in a series of free seminars in the UK, aimed at introducing people to franchising.
NEWS: Signs Express Norwich has sponsored, manufactured and installed a range of signs for the town's new Hamlet Centre Children's Services building.
NEWS: Signs Express has 'transformed' the first impression of a primary school by creating and donating new signage.
NEWS: Tony Mills from Signs Express has taken part in a BBC discussion about spelling and grammar mistakes in signs.
NEWS: Signs Express has released the results of a survey it commissioned recently to understand the marketing needs of UK companies.
NEWS: The Northampton centre of Signs Express has completed a vehicle livery project for a school dinners provider, in time for the new academic year.
NEWS: Signs Express Central Lancashire, located in Preston, has commented on how it is expanding with promoted employees and equipment investments.
NEWS: Signs Express is to exhibit at an armed forces employment fair next month as part of its approach to market its franchise centres as an option for ex-service personnel.
NEWS: Nottingham is to get a new sign-maker, when a branch of franchise group Signs Express opens in the UK city next month.
NEWS: Signs Express's south-west Birmingham centre has produced a large sign welcoming visitors to the new multi-million-pound Q3 Academy in Walsall.
NEWS: The Warwick branch of Signs Express has given a children's centre a brand new look.
NEWS: Signs Express's Derrylin branch has completed a number of signs for the Fermanagh Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), which are to be used by the Northern Ireland-based Vhi GAA Cúl Camps.
NEWS: The Warwick centre of sign-making group Signs Express says it has discovered the advantages of business interaction via Twitter after launching a successful competition on the micro-blogging site.
NEWS: Signs Express Leeds has completed a banner, free of charge, for Harmony Lodge, the Leeds branch of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB).
NEWS: Voith Industrial Services has undertaken a rebranding exercise on several of its sites across the UK, which involved contracting long-term graphics provider Signs Express's Warwick centre.
NEWS: Signs Express Manchester has completed a branding project for Sky, changing the colour of its Tour de France 2011 support vehicles from blue to green.
NEWS: Malcolm Lant, owner of Signs Express's Gateshead sign-making centre, has been shortlisted as a regional finalist for the north region in the Franchisee of the Year Awards.
NEWS: Signs Express Peterborough has declared support for a local primary school by donating signage to help with its fundraising campaign.
NEWS: Signs Express Warwick has sponsored its local rugby club for the current season by supplying a range of signage.
NEWS: Signs Express Peterborough has completed a vehicle wrap project which involved a half wrap displaying graphics of the legs of a tap dancer, a ballroom dancer and a ballerina.
NEWS: Malcolm Lant, owner of the Signs Express Gateshead centre, has been named as a semi-finalist for the north region in the British Franchise Association HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards.
NEWS: Signs Express's Newcastle centre has completed a project for motocross and extreme sport apparel brand Fox Head.
NEWS: Signs Express says it was 'great' to see the signage it produced for the recent Brighton Fashion Week at the event this month.
NEWS: Malcolm Lant, owner of the Gateshead Signs Express centre, is to trek up the UK's highest mountain Ben Nevis in aid of charity.
NEWS: Signs Express Milton Keynes has supplied banners and posters for events taking place in the town in aid of the Japan Tsunami Appeal.
NEWS: Signs Express Lancaster has commented on the campaign of British Touring Car Championship driver Tom Boardman, which it is sponsoring.
NEWS: Signs Express's Birmingham West centre has completed a project for skincare brand Nivea, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
NEWS: The Croydon and Farnborough branches of franchise group Signs Express are to exhibit at this year's Surrey County Show on May 30th, it has been announced.
NEWS: Signs Express Norwich has completed a project for its local football team, after it was promoted back to the Premier League after a successful season.
NEWS: Signs Express has revealed it has sponsored all the signage for the upcoming Brighton Fashion Week, including PVC banners.
NEWS: The Harlow branch of Signs Express has completed the new signage for the theatre owned by The Victoria Hall Performing Arts Association.
NEWS: Signs Express's Warrington centre has completed a vehicle-wrapping project for social housing provider Golden Gates Housing Trust, which involved installing branding on 84 vans.
NEWS: The Norwich branch of Signs Express has been revealed as one of the official sponsors of the city's first ale festival.
NEWS: Signs Express Telford says it wishes its local under-tens football club luck in its upcoming final after sponsoring the boys' kit.
NEWS: The Warwick branch of Signs Express has taken part in the town's first 'tweet-up' – a Twitter-based networking event for local businesses.
NEWS: Signs Express Lancaster has provided sponsorship in the form of graphics to the HerbaLife Wheelbase cycling team.
NEWS: Signs Express says it is 'delighted' to see three of its UK centres shortlisted for the Sign and Digital UK Awards.
NEWS: The Exeter branch of Signs Express says it is 'delighted' to be nominated in the Sign and Digital UK Awards, for a vehicle wrapping project it describes as 'a real challenge'.
NEWS: The Gateshead branch of the Signs Express franchise chain is expanding into the premises next door to its current unit, which it says it has outgrown thanks to 'exceptional growth'.
NEWS: Sign-making franchise group Signs Express has reported that a recent training scheme for its staff has been so successful that two additional courses are already subscribed.
NEWS: The Northampton branch of Signs Express says it is 'delighted' by reaching two milestones in the same month.
NEWS: The Harlow branch of Signs Express has recently completed a vehicle wrap for Ruggerbugs, which promotes sports and fitness to children through non-contact rugby.
NEWS: The winners of Signs Express's annual Sign Excellence awards have been announced, with franchises large and small winning gongs.
NEWS: Signs Express's Warwick franchise has supplied a local primary school's 'buddies programme' with a bench and plaque as part of a sponsorship agreement.
NEWS: The premiere of the new Hollywood film The Other Guys has been promoted using replica NYPD cars featuring vehicle graphics produced by Signs Express Bristol.
NEWS: Signs Express Sheffield North has been awarded a further two-year contract as the preferred general signage supplier to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, the sign-making franchise has stated.
NEWS: The Bristol branch of Signs Express has completed a project for shoe retailer Hush Puppies, which required temporary hoarding graphics.
NEWS: Signs Express Northampton is moving to larger premises, following the completion of a significant job for the county council.
NEWS: Signs Express has announced its Twickenham centre is moving to a larger production unit after continuing success since its establishment in 2003.
NEWS: Signs Express has announced that it is looking for a new franchisee for one of its branches in the London area.
NEWS: The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon has undergone a refurbishment, including window graphics provided by the Warwick branch of Signs Express.
NEWS: A Signs Express franchisee has been named as one of the finalists at this year's BFA Franchisee of the Year Awards.
NEWS: The Dartford branch of Signs Express has sponsored its customers Andy Hall and Steve Baker, operations director and owner of Summit Retail Displays, in their bid to undertake a charity bike ride.
NEWS: London design agency Bostock and Pollitt has won the Wayfinding and Environmental Graphics prize at the Design Week Awards.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul catches up with some UK sign-makers to see how they're using social media.
NEWS: Spandex says it is celebrating a successful two-day Open House event in Bristol, UK last month.
FEATURE: In the graphics sector we hear a lot about the big guys – Signs Express, Fastsigns and Signarama – all of which are franchises. Morwenna Kearns looks at the franchise market.
NEWS: The BSGA has re-elected Craig Brown, managing director of franchise company Signs Express, as its president for a second time.