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Customer experience placed at the height of importance by brands post-lockdown

5 Aug 2020

The brands currently bossing customer experience and the six key pillars to drive your business in the right direction

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ActSmart raises hundreds of pounds for the National Emergencies Trust

5 Aug 2020

The free ActSmart subscription offer was taken up by a large number of businesses across the UK, helping to raise hundreds of pounds for a great cause
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Local Bike Shop Day the perfect time to target Back To Work & Back To School cyclists

5 Aug 2020

Organisers say Local Bike Shop Day provides a perfect vehicle for cycle shops to encourage local residents to resurrect their own as well as their children's bikes, or upgrade or buy new if... Read more…

Fix Your Bike Voucher Scheme now available to customers

28 Jul 2020

The first batch of bike repair vouchers worth £50 have been released to the public in a pilot scheme to encourage thousands of people get back into cycling
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Indie Retail and partners offer free job advertisement to retail sector

28 Jul 2020

To help with recruitment in the retail sector during these extremely challenging times, Indie Retail are offering free job listings across anarray of platforms in a bid to unite employers... Read more…

Last chance to sign up for the ACT free bronze subscription

27 Jul 2020

This is the last week to sign up for the ACT's charity appeal bronze subscription raising money for the National Emergencies Trust (NET)!
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#BikeIsBest launches public petition to support cycling infrastructure

23 Jul 2020

#BikeIsBest is calling on the UK public to sign and share thepetition, make your voice heard and help to show local authorities there's significant unmet demand for safe cycling... Read more…

HM Treasury fundamental review of business rates: call for evidence

21 Jul 2020

This call for evidence seeks views on how the business rates system currently works, issues to be addressed, ideas for change and a number of alternative taxes.
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Inquiry launched examining how high streets can survive the economic and social effects of Covid-19

21 Jul 2020

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has announced a new inquiry to examine how high streets can survive the economic and social consequences of Covid-19.
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Thinking of You Week coming this September

21 Jul 2020

Thinking of You Week is a special week that harnesses the emotional power of greeting cards to create a wave of love, caring and happiness.
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Thinking of You Week coming this September

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News, Creative News

Thinking of You WeekThinking of you week is a special week that harnesses the emotional power of greeting cards to create a wave of love, caring and happiness.

Sending handwritten cards generates positive feelings and wellbeing. Science has shown that receiving a handwritten card creates a lovely warm positive boost.

The fact that you have spent the time to make or choose a card, write it, and send it makes the person receiving it feel far more special and cared for than receiving instant texts, emails or other social media messages.

Cards are displayed in the home and many are kept for years, providing a reminder of the person that has sent it and of your relationship with them.

Everyone is welcome to get involved in Thinking of You Week, writing and sending cards whether handcrafted or bought, and helping to promote sending cards as the best way to show how much we care about others.

There will be Thinking of You Events up and down the country, in schools, communities and local shops. Why not organise a card-writing event in your local area? We have a free toolkit  to help you get involved.

 

Thinking Of You Week is brought to you by the Greeting Card Association

The Greeting Card Association, GCA, is the trade body for the British greeting card community. An independent not-for-profit organisation owned by its members, it provides help, advice, support, specialist resources and membership services.

The GCA has over 450 members, comprising of publishers, retailers and specialist suppliers. It has been the voice of the greeting card industry since 1919. The GCA is a member of the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC).

 

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