Insight 1 – Transparency is key

While food product labels help an organisation advertise their product and emphasise their brands image; there are a number of legal requirements they must adhere to. Whether it’s a list of ingredients, the nutritional value or the use by/best before date, the information needs to be clear and visible. Consumers may have food allergies, be vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian or merely being more health conscious. Therefore, full transparency is essential when […]

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First Choice Labels take to the skies

Three members of First Choice Labels took to the skies in a bid to raise much needed funds for The Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation. The foundation raises money which is donated to wonderful charities, not for profit organisations and individuals with sporting excellence from across the whole of Teesside. The First Choice Labels team was made up of Nigel Willis (Managing Director) and two colleagues, Matthew Hazelwood and Jamie-Leigh […]

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Your morning sets up the success of your day.

You’re probably already aware, we love to help and support our local community and we all know that your morning can set up the success of your day. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it was our pleasure to help serve up some funds for Rye Hills Academy in Redcar with Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation. The funds raised were to help its Breakfast Club for […]

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International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day we were delighted to attend the 2019 Inspiring Women Awards at The Wilton Centre. The annual event is in a response to a call sent out across Redcar and Cleveland by Redcar’s MP Anna Turley seeking ideas to recognise the late MP Mo Mowlam. Our MD Nigel Willis and Sales Executive Emma Holborn attended the event to celebrate the efforts and achievements of the inspiring women […]

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There’s a new member of the team we’d like to introduce.

There’s a new member of the team we’d like to introduce! Steven Askham has been appointed as Marketing Manager to head our newly created department as part of our continuous growth Steven started his career in the legal sector but developed a passion for marketing and business development. In order to nurture this passion, Steven left his full-time job to attend Teesside University and study BA (Hons) Marketing; where he […]

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BBC Look North

The BBC filmed a short insight into what we do here at First Choice Labels, alongside the uncertainty that Brexit has brought. First Choice Labels welcomed Ian Reeve, The BBC News Business Correspondent to our Factory in the heart of Redcar. Ian is a fantastic bloke and a regular to all BBC North East and Cumbria Look North Viewers. We had a great chat and filed a piece which was […]

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Taking The Plunge!

On Saturday 23rd March at approximately 11am, We will be launched out of a perfectly safe aircraft by a person I have barely met. We will hurtle towards Durham at speeds of up to 120mph through the cold, the wind and the rain until a small sheet of nylon is deployed on the promise that this will break our fall and avoid us looking like Halloween pancakes upon landing. Our […]

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It’s Christmas and The Toys are On Us!

Being proud Teesside Philanthropic Foundation patrons we have been out and about delivering some of the £10,000 in cash and toys we’ve given this year to the many local bases collecting for the Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal – Teesside. Each Christmas we make a special donation for the Salvation Army and  distribute among Teesside’s most underprivileged families and children. And we’re only able to do so thanks to generous […]

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CHARITY HELPS SWIMMING CLUB SPLASH OUT

Guisborough Amateur Swimming Club is on the starting blocks for a bright new future after winning support from charitable movement Teesside Philanthropic Foundation. The long-established club’s hopes of nurturing a new generation of talented East Cleveland swimmers had taken a dive due to outdated equipment. But a £2,000 Foundation donation, together with a series of fundraising events by swimmers and volunteers alike, means four new starting blocks and a backstroke […]

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The Mighty Teesside!

At First Choice Labels, we feel blessed to work in a wonderful place the country now knows as the Mighty Redcar. The BBC2 documentary rightly focuses on Redcar and the way it’s fighting back from the loss of the steelworks, but we also live and work in a wider region that deserves to be known as the Mighty Teesside. Perhaps the greatest champion of the Mighty Teesside is a remarkable […]

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