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JICMAIL have acted to address confusion among mailing houses between a new levy and changes made in the data sharing process. The new JICMAIL Levy has recently gone live and, at the same time, changes have been made to the process for the data sharing initiative...

Mail has performed more strongly than ever during the pandemic, according to the latest figures on customer engagement. Launching an updated guide to making the most of mail, Royal Mail’s MarketReach team found that people engaged with 96 per cent[1] of mail during the first lockdown...

The Strategic Mailing Partnership (SMP), a professional body that represents and protects the interests of mailing houses across the UK, has announced details of a new partnership with JICMAIL that it says will allow members to secure platinum accreditations. JICMAIL is the Joint Industry Committee for...

Richard Travers heads up the Wholesale and Revenue Integrity unit for Royal Mail, which includes the letters side of the business – and sponsorship of the SMP – falling within his remit. Here, he talks about the challenges currently facing Royal Mail, how mail can...