“We empathise with the industry’s disappointment – this is the first year that Toy Fair will not take place in 66 years,” read a statement from the BTHA.
“The on-going question that is Brexit undoubtedly had a dampening effect on consumer confidence whilst a general election in the middle of the busiest trading month of the year wasn’t helpful,” said the BTHA’s Natasha Crookes.
The Toy Trust raises money to give to children’s charities all around the UK and overseas and of her challenges.
The move follows a study by the BTHA across online platforms that found 58% of toys selected for assessment were non-compliant with the toy safety regulations in the UK and 22% of the total had serious safety issues.
Designers from Hasbro, Alpha, Big Potato and more to speak to A-Level students, those on university design courses and recent graduates at the event held at London’s Design Museum this September.
Taking place at the Design Museum in London on Wednesday, September 12th, the event aims to encourage more product design students to take up careers in the toy and game space.
KidsOut works with Women’s Aid Federation refuges across the UK to provide positive experiences to children who have escaped domestic abuse.
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