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Are your mail operations futureproof?

by ryanhigginson | January 11, 2016 | No Comments

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Who could forget those ear-splitting tones as we waited for our dial-up connection to successful reach the Internet? It seems like a lifetime ago as we now have broadband Internet access at lightning-fast speeds wherever, and however, we want it. The analogue network is still merrily chugging away in the background – indeed, many postage […]


Five ways to a calm, compliant 2016

by ryanhigginson | December 16, 2015 | No Comments


Feeling overwhelmed with all the work you have to finish by year-end? If you’re involved with business compliance, you have good reason to be. Staying on top of regulatory change is all-consuming: last year, there were 40,000 regulatory compliance updates1. Whilst figures for 2015 are still to be published, there is no let-up to the […]


Accuracy and precision in healthcare: why behind-the-scenes efficiency drives front-of-house transformation

by James Griffiths | December 14, 2015 | No Comments

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Healthcare provision has become an easy target for criticism.  An emotive subject, everyone has an experience, a story, an opinion to share. Whether your experience is good or bad, the fact remains that the provision of healthcare is creaking at the seams, under huge pressure from funding cuts, ageing demographics, increasing populations and skills shortages. […]


How digital marketing can grow your business

by Andrew Ford | December 8, 2015 | No Comments

Why your Small Business Needs to Step into Social Media

Entrepreneurs are the powerhouses behind our diverse, successful small businesses. Whilst experts in their fields, though, not all entrepreneurs are entirely up-to-speed on digital marketing, which remains a minefield to many SMEs.   Most small businesses now have a website, but it’s all too easy to adopt a ‘build it and they will come’ attitude. […]


The end is nigh for Royal Mail SmartStamp – so what are your options?

by Steven Tyrrell | November 20, 2015 | No Comments

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If you’re a small business using Royal Mail SmartStamp, December 31st 2015 will have more significance to you than Champagne, fireworks and Auld Lang Syne. At the end of the year, SmartStamp will no longer be an option for you to manage your post. SmartStamp has, for a decade, offered businesses the ability to fuse […]


Inaugural European reveal planned for Post Expo for two new physical and digital Pitney Bowes Solutions

by annea | August 25, 2015 | No Comments


Pitney Bowes will showcase physical and digital technologies that are creating impact within the global postal industry at this year’s Post Expo, including the RelayTM multi-channel communications suite, a new solution which will be shown for the first time ever in Europe. Also being demonstrated for the first time in Europe is the OneSort™ Workstation, […]


The value of physical mail in an omnichannel world

by Ian Davidson | May 14, 2015 | No Comments


In our ‘go faster’ world of real-time communications, there is something reassuring about receiving physical mail. Whilst an email shouts a brash “Read me now!”, a letter or brochure says gently, “Take your time, and read me when you’re ready”.  The digital age, some predicted, would make mail obsolete. In fact, mail has become more […]


Taking it personally – the new generation of mail personalisation

by Ian Davidson | May 7, 2015 | No Comments


Direct mail is undergoing a resurgence. In today’s commercial landscape, businesses risk being swept along on a tidal wave of digital communications. With a remarkable array of marketing communications tools widely available to businesses, successful campaigns integrate both physical and digital communication, empowering recipients to respond using their preferred channel. Many of us still appreciate […]


Rate Change: What does it mean for your business?

by Steven Tyrrell | March 25, 2015 | No Comments


On 30th March, Royal Mail’s rates for franked mail are increasing. Find out what it means for your business. Can you tell me what’s changing? On 30th March, Royal Mail’s rates for franked mail are increasing. It will cost you a penny more to send a first class letter, and 3p more to send a […]


Pitney Bowes on Government G-Cloud

by annea | February 19, 2015 | No Comments

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Pitney Bowes has been formally accepted onto the UK Government G-Cloud programme which promotes the adoption of cloud computing. G-Cloud simplifies the procurement process for public sector organisations selecting cloud services. It is focused on the capabilities of cloud computing in driving economic growth and enabling cost savings, creating a more efficient, flexible and accessible […]