Royal Mail Christmas Competition for Small Businesses

By Chris Dawson November 27, 2018 - 11:05 am

Royal Mail have launched a Christmas competition for small businesses across the UK. Christmas is a time for giving and during this festive season Royal Mail has four prizes on offer for small businesses.

All UK small businesses are able to enter the competition and there are two ways to get involved, each with the chance to win £1000:

  1. Share a photo of your festive shop window display with Royal Mail.
  2. Or, tell Royal Mail about special festive communications you have planned for your customers. This could be anything from direct mail, email, a social media campaign or any unique festive packaging!

There will also be two runners up for each part of the competition, who will both win £500.

“We support the growth of each and every small business that we have the opportunity to work with and pride ourselves on being the most reliable business partner to all. We’re delighted to be providing small businesses with the chance to win special prizes through our festive competition.”
– A spokesperson, Royal Mail

How to enter the Royal Mail Small Business Christmas Competition

UK small businesses should send competition entries by one of the following ways:

  • By uploading your photo or comment to Twitter or Instagram, including #RoyalMail and #smallbizfestivecompetition as well as your own username. Don’t forget to tag @RoyalMail on Twitter or @RoyalMailOfficial on Instagram
  • Via email: with the subject line Small Business Festive Competition
  • Royal Mail’s contact form:
  • Or direct message Royal Mail’s Facebook account with the hashtags #RoyalMail and #smallbizfestivecompetition

The competition opens at 10.00 on Tuesday, 27th November 2018 and closes at 23.59 on Sunday, 16th December 2018. All winners will be announced no later than the 21st December.

  • jim
    10 months ago

    worrying that royal mail feel they have the time to organise and admin a
    frivolous competition at Christmas time

    • 10 months ago

      Worrying that someone running a small business might consider a company with the resources of Royal Mail highlighting their small businesses a waste of time….

    • jim
      10 months ago

      worrying that someone who gains from Royal mail advertising may not give an impartial opinion

    • 10 months ago

      😀 😀 😀

  • Dave
    10 months ago

    I would be happier if they concentrated on delivering our parcels.

  • Steve Bennett
    10 months ago

    I’m not sure if their marketing dept would have much impact on operations or other areas of their business but well done on sucking the fun out of a christmas competition though. £1000 would really help me out at this time of year

    • jim
      10 months ago

      not much point in a marketing dept then

    • james
      10 months ago

      lol how much resources do you think it takes to run a small competition?
      Sandra the work-experience girl is probably heading this endeavour in her free time.
      the over 100,000 posties and sorting staff will be unimpeded by it.
      you may aswell lament the impact of the £2,000 prize money on their bottom line.

    • jim
      10 months ago

      its not just a one off thing with them, its a major operation
      judging by our mail box
      royal mail seems to often try gimmicky marketing mail shots and promos
      which judging by their loss of market share, seems not to be effective

  • Darren
    10 months ago

    Another pointless ‘initiative’ from Royal Mail, I’m not going to waste my time for a mere chance of winning £1000. Not worth the effort, now if they ran a competition where they PROMISED to fix to most voted for problem at Royal Mail, then I would take part.

  • 10 months ago

    C’mon guys – Bah Humbug eh?
    Enter if you fancy it.
    Don’t bother if you don’t.
    Sometimes we all need some positive thoughts to push our businesses forward.
    You need to try lots of things to get a couple of successes.
    On the plus side, dissing something has a positive to it – the less people who enter, the better chance the rest of us have….

    • jim
      10 months ago

      its the royalmail find the parcel competition we want to win

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