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Ink manufacturers have rolled out the latest round of price increases citing “unprecedented trends” in the access to raw materials, with warnings that more increases could be on the way, reports PrintWeek. Flint Group has announced a 6% price increase in its offset energy curable inks...

Royal Mail (RM) has announced it is to launch a new magazine subscription mail service to meet the needs of publishers of consumer, business, membership and brand magazines. As some magazines have been experiencing growth in subscriptions, others struggling with reduced advertising revenue and a tougher...

After months of preparation, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules came into force on May 25th, 2018, - but how does such legislation effect our industry? SMP Chair, Judith Donovan CBE, was asked exactly that in PrintWeek as she discussed the opportunities GDPR presented. In...

The much-awaited legitimate interests guidance Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), writes Rosemary Smith from Opt-4. An early review of the guidance shows that the ICO has taken a measured approach but mailing houses will be delighted that legitimate interests for post is identified as “likely to be...

We are proud to announce that six of our SMP Board members’ companies they represent have been named in PrintWeek’s Top 500 list for 2018. St Ives, Communisis, Williams Lea Tag, Paragon Customer Communications, YM Group and Adare SEC have all been named in the publication’s...