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The Bland Group owns the copyright in its logo and all other promotional logos which appear on this website or elsewhere. Unauthorised use of these by others is prohibited. 

Re-use of textual content of this website

The company has no objection to the use of the text for the purposes of any personal or educational use or private research. 

If you use any of our web pages (in full or in part) in any documentation or report, we would appreciate appropriate recognition of the origin (that is, to the Bland Group) be documented, together with a link to our home page at

Any use of these pages for any commercial purpose is not authorised unless a licence is first obtained from the Bland Group by applying to Unauthorised use may constitute an infringement of the company’s or a third party's right.

Why copyright is important

Copyright is important because it protects the interests of:

  • those who create
  • those who invest in creativity

Additional information is available from the United Kingdom's Copyright Licensing Agency or the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations.  .