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Scotland and Japan make whisky history

A fusion of malt whiskies, the first commercial product to combine spirits from Scotland and Japan, has just been launched simultaneously in Aberdeen and Tokyo. The Glover is named after and inspired by the Scottish industrialist Thomas Blake Glover (1838-1911). Glover played a huge role in Japans economic development, introducing shipyards, coal mines and brewing. His legacy survives today in the form of the Mitsubishi Corporation and Kirin beer. So, even as they make history, the blenders of The Glover are acknowledging history as the source of their inspiration. For more information, follow the link below.

Posted on: Sunday, 15th November 2015
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Short film about Peckham Rye tailors

Peckham Rye, the London tailors have produced a short film about their history. The family owned business started in 1795 has carried on through six generations. Take a look at the film:

Posted on: Tuesday, 3rd November 2015
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Family business celebrates 500th anniversary

Britains oldest family business has just celebrated the anniversary of its foundation in 1515. The Bridport butchers RJ Balson & Son Ltd began trading in the reign of Henry VIII. Trading conditions and customer demands have changed, of course, but the business continues to thrive based on the quality of its service and the personal relationship with its customers. Follow the link below for the full story.

Posted on: Tuesday, 6th October 2015
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Nestlé UK & Ireland Archive Reminiscence Pack

The Nestlé UK & Ireland Archive have put together a reminiscence pack that uses some of the most beautiful items from the archive to create a versatile, varied sensory experience. This initiative was in responde to a large number of enquiries from carers and reminiscence groups who wanted historical packaging to help prompt happy memories among patients diagnosed with dementia, or memory problems.

The history pack can be downloaded and printed from the archive's website - Find out more.

Posted on: Thursday, 27th August 2015
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Creating the best business archive: conference papers

The International Council on Archives, Section on Business Archives recently held its annual conference in Milan on the theme of creating the best business archive. The presentations from the conference are now available on the ICA website. Follow the link below

Posted on: Thursday, 23rd July 2015
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