SPA Initiatives

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BRCGS Packaging Standard

**** BRCGS Packaging Standard - SPA Member Training Courses - March 2021 **** As much or as little help and support as you require to fully understand...

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Contract Law

Up-To-Date Terms & Conditions of Sale, plus additional contacts for longer (1-2 year_ periods. Supported by a free Contract Law Telephone Hotline for...

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Employment Law & Human Resources

All SPA members benefit from bespoke Employment Law and HR service. Menzies Law are a specialist firm of Employment Lawyers. Luke Menzies regularly...

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FSC® Certification

A quick and 'easy to install' FSC Certification system, allowing you to supply FSC packaging to your customers. A low cost solution designed...

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Health & Safety Audit

SPA Initiative - 1st time H&S audit available to members at reduced rate Purpose & Aims Independent general risk assessment and gap analysis for your...


R&D Tax Credit Scheme

Scheme designed to identify and ultimately maximise any potential R&D Tax Credit claim. The process is simple and is undertaken by R&D Tax specialists...

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SPA Abaca Dashboard

Graphical representation of KPI’s and control data, acting like a dashboard for your business. Highlighting - below target, on target and above target...

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SPA Board Grade Calculator Application

Calculate the theoretical BCT of any 0201 using the ECT values for thegrade of board. Compare performance of differing board grades and specify the...

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SPA Five Star Accreditation (under review)

The Five Star Accreditation Initiative is currently under review and will be relaunched at the 103rd Conference in the Autumn of 2020

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SPA Lean Manufacturing Programme

A low cost, simple and quick to install Lean Manufacturing framework. Takes a company (and their production staff) from zero knowledge of Lean...

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SPA Sales Managers' Masterclasses

February 2021: SBR Consulting are now retained by the SPA to support the Association and its members. The Sales Training Initiative will be updated...