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Yodel “Text or call me” feature

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We’ve often heard complaints in the past about Yodel, but their delivery service is getting better and better and they’re fast turning into one of my favourite companies for receiving deliveries from. I’m due a delivery today and it was somewhat of a surprise when checking their tracking that not only have they confirmed my […]

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myHermes last posting days and Christmas service hours

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For myHermes customers, it looks like Friday 18th December is the last recommended drop-off or collection date for delivery guaranteed before the big day. Here’s what they say: “17th December is the last day when a courier collection can be booked for the following day (18th December) for delivery before Christmas.* 18th December is the […]

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Judge Rinder: Are your T’s and C’s in order?

Judge Rinder

I’m not a regular watcher of Judge Rinder, the UK’s answer to Judge Judy, but oh what fun he is, especially when he gets his hands on a juicy eBay case as he did on Friday. The back story is that a buyer made a purchase and paid £2.50 to upgrade to next day delivery. […]

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Emma Jones MBE named as Government business ambassador

Emma Jones of Enterprise Nation

Our chum Emma Jones MBE over at Enterprise Nation has been named by the Prime Minister as one of seven new Government business ambassadors. And it’s not just Emma, people from Sage and notonthhighstreet too have been tasked too. Here’s the list in full: Karen Blackett OBE (MediaCom), Liv Garfield (Severn Trent), Paul Kahn (Airbus […]

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Nominations for the FSB Worldpay Business Awards 2016 now open

Nominations for the 2016 FSB Business Awards are now open. The awards fall into six categories. Here are the categories: Business and Product Innovation, Microbusiness, Business Exporter, Best Family Business, Online Business, Ethical Business, Best Start up and Best Family Business. As they say: “Previous years’ awards have attracted an overwhelming response from the SME […]

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myHermes 2016 charity: Teenage Cancer Trust

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Last month, myHermes confirmed Teenage Cancer Trust as its charity partner of choice. Throughout 2016, Hermes and their employees across the UK will support the charity, either through fundraising projects or volunteering. They have already raised £2,455 for Teenage Cancer Trust following a raffle at the company’s recent annual conference. Casey Gent, 17, from Bradford […]

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Metapack strike EU wide deal for Bleckmann

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MetaPack have struck a deal with Bleckmann, a provider of fashion & lifestyle logistics specialising in retail and eCommerce, who will use MetaPack Delivery Management solutions across all of its European operations to support its growing international customer base. Bleckmann chose MetaPack due to its extensive number of carrier integrations, which combine to create the […]

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