NABMA appoints new Chief Executive Hilary Paxman has been appointed to succeed Graham Wilson as NABMA’s Chief Executive Hilary has a long career in the Civil Service, working first at the heart of Government in the Cabinet Office where she worked closely with Ministers on key policy challenges of the day, including social exclusion, better…

Market video competition with £500 prize Young people who can capture the essence of doing business on Portobello and Golborne Road Market on video could be in with a chance of winning one of two prizes worth £500 each. The two competitions are organised by the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) and the…

Weekend market bonanza in Bolton Bolton Markets will be sharing the love this Saturday (May 20), with a feast of cookery demos, prizes and fun for all the family. The Love Your Local Market (LYLM) campaign is in full swing in Bolton. And on Sunday there will be an Artisan Market at Heaton Fold, with…

Penkridge Market to Host Youth Market Penkridge Market has announced today that it will be participating in the high profile Love your Local Market campaign and hosting a special Youth Market on Wednesday 31st May.  The initiative, which starts on the 17th May, is led by the National Association of British Market Authorities, with full…

Right insurance for the right market I am an online retailer and want to try retailing for a while at markets. Do I need insurance as a market trader too? Technically you don’t unless you have employees although it would be a poor business practice not to. Also, most markets will not let you trade…

www.adamcorbally.co.uk I went for a few beers last weekend and saw an old mate from School. He was sat in the same corner of the same boozer that he had been in since I started drinking …. aged 18 of course! So, last week, being my 38th Birthday, in a way made it a good…

The Prime Minister’s announcement of a General Election on the 8th June caught many people unawares and prompted a review of the Markets Manifesto promoted by NABMA and NMTF prior to the 2015 General Election. Our Markets Manifesto highlighted five major issues and, as a starting point, it is worthwhile reflecting on the issues covered in…

NABMA Regional Meetings The NABMA regional meetings are a great opportunity for market managers to keep up to date between conferences with what is happening in the industry and to network with other industry professionals.  Six have been scheduled and Llanelli (19th May) & Bridport (24th May) are the last two. At the time of going…

Mayor announces London Markets Board The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced plans to recruit a team of industry experts and business leaders to help preserve and grow London’s vibrant markets. The London Markets Board, the first of its kind in the capital, will ensure that markets continue to flourish, support growth in high…

NABMA Announce new CEO We are pleased to announce that Hilary Paxman has been appointed to succeed Graham Wilson as the Chief Executive of NABMA. Hilary joins us following a long career in the Civil Service, employed first at the heart of Government in the Cabinet Office where she worked closely with Ministers on key policy challenges…