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The Royal Mail  GDPR guide is now available to download from the Mailmen site. The guide takes you through what the GDPR regulations mean, GDPR case studies and 12 ways mail could help you thrive in a GDPR world. http://www.mailmen.co.uk/GDPR/mail-opportunities The upcoming new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

The SMP Board, on behalf of its members, has unanimously agreed to adhere to the Royal Mail Wholesale’s Code of Practice regarding scam mail. Scam mail is sent with the sole intention of obtaining money through deception and/or fraud and can come to you by phone,...

Our SMP Chair, Judith Donovan CBE, discusses the importance of direct mail and how it can stand the test of time in 2018 and beyond. Speaking to DecisionMarketing, our Chair speaks about direct mail's challenge and opportunities alongside the ever-growing digital world. Read her views on direct...

We have welcomed a new addition to the SMP Board – Ian Hemsworth who brings with him a wealth of experience and passion for direct mail. Ian, who has previously worked as a Site Manager for RRD Britannia and a Client Services Director with K2 Group,...

Over the summer we worked with mail producers and customers to promote the use of Mailmark services when posting poly wrap large letters by allowing customers to test their mail. A number of customers used the test facility. Results from testing show that where mail...

Congratulations to two SMP members who have been crowned PrintWeek Awards 2017 winners. Marketing experts, Howard Hunt, received the Direct Mail Printer of the Year accolade as mail communication specialists GI Solutions won Customer Service Team of the Year. VISIT HERE for a full list of all...