SMP News

Aleta Weir has taken the third Royal Mail seat on the SMP board. Currently head of customer insight and compliance, Aleta has been with Royal Mail since leaving university almost 30 years ago. Describing herself as ‘London Scottish’ – she was born in Scotland but has...

Royal Mail has extended its ‘Open for Business’ incentive six-fold and warned that the scheme, which incentivises businesses to use mailings to rebuild their revenue streams as lockdown eases, has already reached 75% of the available allocation for October to December. The scheme, which was launched last...

The Strategic Mailing Partnership has welcomed a joint project between Royal Mail and greetings card company Hallmark that encourages people to stay in touch through mail. Under the scheme, Hallmark UK & Ireland will give away half a million gratitude cards, that will be collected then...

The Strategic Mailing Partnership, which represents UK mailing houses, has confirmed the industry remains operational, providing essential communications for the NHS, the Government, banks and utilities. SMP Chair Judith Donovan CBE said mailing houses had introduced a raft of safety procedures to enable them to continue to operate during the...

One of our SMP members has suggested that it could be helpful for you to flag up any under- or over-capacity issues in order to seek solutions from within the SMP membership. So if you’ve got spare machine time, or you desperately need 50K envelopes, why...

This year’s SMP Summit, due to take place in London on April 1st, has been postponed until September. A decision was taken late last week that in the light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the summit would be postponed until later in the year. SMP Chair Judith Donovan CBE said:...

We are delighted that three SMP board members and our chair appear in this year’s Printweek Power 100 list. Patrick Headley, from Go Inspire, appears at number 19 while Simon Biltcliffe, of Webmart, takes the number 25 spot. Tony Strong, from Opus Trust Communicationss, is listed at number 71. SMP...