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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...

We are working closely with customers to improve the barcode read rate performance of Mailmark poly-wrapped large letters. To continue the progress made in resolving this issue we are extending the period of testing poly-wrapped large letters until 30 June 2019. The testing results so far Over...

We are pleased to announce that from 20th August 2018 we are rolling out the Advertising Mail Catalogue service which we have been trialling since January 2016. The Advertising mail Catalogue services gives customers an opportunity to take advantage of five exclusive price points for both...

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...