SMP News

Legislative changes and the intelligent use of data can help direct mail to enjoy a resurgence in 2019, despite the rising cost of ink and paper. SMP Chair Judith Donovan CBE believes the direct mail industry needs to evolve alongside the digital sector to make the most of existing opportunities,...

2009 Jim Bulmer proposed partnership to Royal Mail, with Judith Donovan CBE to chair 2010 Refined strategy to ‘Better Mail’ 2011 Major recruitment milestone with over 100 members 2016 Relaunch with Royal Mail Wholesale as new sponsor 2017 First ever SMP Technical Summit 2018/2019 Over 150 members in The SMP What started out as a desire to...

We have welcomed our first ever Scotland-based industry expert onto our Board. Isla Munro, Managing Director of The Dragonfly Agency Ltd, has experience covering digital marketing, commercial insight and new business conversion. She has bolstered the SMP Board alongside new additions Ben Snutch, Group Sales Director from GI...

Danny Clarke, managing director of Howard Hunt Group’s eponymous manufacturing business and Graft print management, is a passionate man, writes PrintWeek. He’s passionate about the need to attract more bright young things into print, and positively evangelical about the sector’s need to sell itself on value...

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...

SMP Chair, Judith Donovan CBE, gives her views on GDPR, the new additions to the SMP Board - and how the World Cup would impact upon the sector. Speaking to PrintWeek, our Chair chatted exclusively to journalist, Jez Abbott, about the introduction of four Board members...

Today is the day that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules come into effect, following their adoption by the European Parliament two years ago. GDPR is the first major shake-up of personal data protection for almost two decades and increases the rights of individuals...