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Riverside Greetings gears up for growth

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Riverside Greetings, the UK’s number one supplier of greetings cards to the convenience and forecourt sector, has rebranded in order to accelerate the sales potential of greeting cards to independent retail businesses. The Wakefield-based company has invested in exciting new branding; a scripted font on a raspberry pink background, which now appears on a new fleet of vans. The new branding also appears on new work wear, new marketing collateral and POS and on digital communications... Read the full story

LIQUI MOLY gives away exclusive tickets to MotoGP

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The competition by the official lubricant supplier of Moto2 and Moto3 enters the next round Until 30 June, the German motor oil and additive producer will raffle off two tickets to MotoGP with exclusive access to the paddock. Two people will be lucky enough to experience a 2022 racing weekend from an unusual perspective. The winners will get a behind-the-scenes look at motorsport and the LIQUI MOLY Intact GP team that most motorsport fans would only be able to see on television. The compet... Read the full story

Victory at Monza: Birthday boy makes ABT Sportsline cheer

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Team ABT Sportsline is seamlessly continuing its success story in the DTM: At the season opener at Monza (Italy), Kelvin van der Linde scored a commanding victory with the ABT Audi R8 LMS in Sunday’s race. The South African thus achieved the feat of not only celebrating a victory during his first DTM weekend, but also immediately taking the lead in the overall drivers’ standings of the popular racing series. In his first DTM race, van der Linde fought his way up from ninth on the... Read the full story

Quote of the day

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#MotivationalMonday Today's quote comes in the form of: “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” — Earl Nightingale If you have an idea for a business and want to see it materialise then please get in touch ASAP as we can help you turn that idea into a reality. Get in touch today to find out more. T: 01952 299214 E: hello@systbusiness.co.uk W: www.systbusiness.co.uk Read the full story

NIO 333 Formula E Team - Round 9 Puebla E-Prix Report

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Round 9 of the 2021 FIA Formula E World Championship in Mexico today produced another thrilling, action-packed contest at the Autodromo Miguel E. Abed near Puebla, however it was not to be the NIO 333 Formula E Team’s day. Under a bright blue sky, Tom Blomqvist extracted an impressive Qualifying hot lap from the #88 NIO 333 FE 001 to secure P9 for the start of second race of the weekend. He fought hard throughout the race with a damaged car from multiple contacts during the fiercely cont... Read the full story

Have your customers got delivery addiction yet

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There has been a rise in deliveries during the pandemic whether it’s for essentials, groceries, take out food or anything for that matter and the customers have certainly got used to the comfort of having everything delivered to their doorstep without even having to get out of their bed. Read the full story

Why you need a process to scale your business

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It was really interesting to see how companies reacted to the lockdown by moving their salespeople to a complete home-based remote selling arrangement. Those that had a process in place managed extremely well, their employees literally just picked up their computers and they knew what to do. They worked from home and simply adjusted to Zoom instead of going face to face. Read the full story

No Sales Process Stigma and Mistakes

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A lot of people don't understand that sales is a process like everything else and therefore they don't implement a clear sales process for their employees. When we went into lockdown, these companies faced the repercussions of not doing so and failed to adapt to the new normal. Read the full story

Everybody's ready for this now!

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Just a few years back people used to tell me all the time that the market and the consumers aren’t ready for our accurate address lookup service. But let me tell you, in the current scenario, it’s exactly what’s needed. ✔️ We live in an age where the consumer wants access to everything instantly. The next best thing to “instantly” is “as soon as possible” and when the competition is cut-throat like it is in the delivery industry, time becomes a luxury. ⌛ Ev... Read the full story

Lots of Written Copies and Pretty Pictures

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Every great customer relationship starts with trust, and there is no better way to build trust than through video. If I wanted to know more about you or your work, whether you're a coach or maybe you are the founder or the figurehead of your company, then I would probably turn to social media as most people do these days on their buyer's journey. Be it LinkedIn or Facebook, if you've just got lots of written copy there for me, then it won’t really build any trust. Even if you throw in some... Read the full story

Answer The Public

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You need content, right? But how do you find the ideas if you don't know where to look? Read the full story

David Brown Automotive has expanded into new showroom space in exclusive London location

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David Brown Automotive has opened a purpose-built central London showroom Showroom site run directly by David Brown Automotive is located at 151-153 Park Road, St John’s Wood, next to famous Lord’s Cricket Ground and Regent’s Park Both Speedback GT and Mini Remastered models are hosted at new site in St John’s Wood, with showroom space for six cars within the showroom and on the forecourt City streets are on the doorstep of showroom to experience test drives for both models by D... Read the full story

Join Pronounce before July 1st & save 20%

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Our “Special lockdown restrictions offer” ends on the 1st of July so there is still a little time left to sign-up & save, we would hate you to miss out as this offer will not be repeated. We created this offer to help companies and sole traders as they emerge from the restrictions and start to build up their client base once again. Our platform can assist in this massively by letting previous customers know you are still active and importantly of course to let possible new customers kn... Read the full story

COMAU Partners With HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY

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comau PARTNERs WITH Heidelberg University to study new application areas for wearable robotics within industrial ENVIRONMENTS The project, run by Heidelberg University with the collaboration of IUVO, aims to enlarge the wealth of knowledge and scientific evidence proving the usability, acceptability and effectiveness of Comau’s MATE-XT exoskeleton in reducing biomechanical loads during strenuous tasks MATE-XT’s ergonomically-assisted support reduces muscle fatigue during over... Read the full story

Fisker + Magna Finalize Ocean Manufacturing Details: Gras, Austria + FI Pilot Systems and More

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Binding manufacturing agreement finalizes all aspects of the cooperation agreement originally entered on Oct. 15, 2020. Start of production for the Fisker Ocean SUV is on track for Nov. 17, 2022, at Magna’s carbon-neutral facility in Graz, Austria. Fisker Ocean to debut at Los Angeles Auto Show in Nov. 2021. LOS ANGELES (June 17, 2021) – Fisker Inc. (NYSE: FSR) (“Fisker”) – passionate creator of the world’s most sustainable electric vehicles and advanced mobility sol... Read the full story

BUGATTI’S Most Beautiful Racer Joins CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE 2021

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An example of arguably the most beautiful Bugatti racing car, the 1934 Type 59, is coming to the Concours of Elegance from 3-5 September In total, nearly 1,000 vehicles will be on display across the weekend as further features are revealed in the coming months The Concours of Elegance remains the UK’s top concours d’elegance and among the top three in the world Tickets can be bought now from www.concoursofelegance.co.uk/tickets The Concours of Elegance – f... Read the full story

Sales? Think of It as a Competitive Yacht Racing

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A lot of people don't realize this but in my younger days when I was fit, I was a very competitive yachtsman. I did a lot of offshore sailing, fastnet races, transatlantics, and the rest. What struck me recently is how competitive yacht racing is very similar to sales. ⛵ You have two things to consider when you're racing a boat. The first is that when you and the crew of the boat are acting together, every second of the race, you have to be as good as you can be. If you slip and mak... Read the full story

Are you mid-contract with your lookup provider

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If you’re mid-contract with another address lookup provider, don’t let that stop you from working with us. We can work alongside them to further increase the efficiency of your delivery service because the thing with address lookup providers is that they're not all equal and they really vary enormously. In the past, we've been given lists of “bad addresses”. These are addresses that other address lookup providers are unable to find and label as “non-existent”. There was one such i... Read the full story

Enterprise Selling or System: The Frustrations

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One of the issues that many of my clients have is that when they are involved in an enterprise sale, they find it to be a very complex and long-term process involving a large number of people from both sides with costs often reaching upwards of quarter million pounds till the time the deal is closed. Read the full story

Not Creating Content Then At Least Interact!

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Having a good Social Media Profile isn’t enough, in order for people to get more familiar with who you are, what you stand for, what kind of problems you solve, you need to be turning up on social media. Doesn't matter what field of work you’re involved in, whether you are a founder of a company, an entrepreneur, a salesperson, a coach, you need to be interacting with your network. Read the full story

What is PostTag’s X Factor

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We aim to revolutionize the Delivery industry with our pinpoint accuracy address lookup service but you don’t simply get to do that without bringing something new and special to the table. So, what is it about PostTag that makes it so special & useful? What’s its X-factor? Read the full story

Social Media Presence

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I used to tell the team to stop spending time on social media. (You know because I was a big meanie Read the full story

Affordable Room Hire Available

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Meeting rooms for hire! Like it or not but through necessity the lockdown has forced us all to re-look at the way we do business. Most people have been forced to work from home but as the restrictions begin to lift a lot are deciding actually it works just fine. You may well now be finding yourself in that position and whilst it can suit a lot of daily tasks there still will be times where you simply need to meet up. Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) now have spaces that are now ava... Read the full story

Offer ends 1st July 2021

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Our “Special lockdown restrictions offer” ends on the 1st of July so there is still a little time left to sign-up & save, we would hate you to miss out as this offer will not be repeated. We created this offer to help companies and sole traders as they emerge from the restrictions and start to build up their client base once again. Our platform can assist in this massively by letting previous customers know you are still active and importantly of course to let possible new customers kn... Read the full story

Sales is Like Doing a Track Day in a Fast Car

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My guilty pleasure used to be sailing but now it has shifted to cars. I don't know whether any of you reading this have ever done a track day in a fast car but it is exhausting. One lap of a track takes an immeasurable amount of concentration and skill. All your senses are alert as you go fast around that track, you have to get the corner at the right position while accelerating, braking, focusing, and listening. Read the full story

12 - What a Nightmare It Is - Drivers

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Something that’s being heavily overlooked at the moment is Customer Reviews. When the ratings come out at the end of all this, they are going to basically bite us in the ass. There are just so many examples and stories of people that are being let down by the delivery service because of late delivery and what not. Read the full story

Who is One of Your Biggest Influences and Why

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One person who was a major influence on me is someone who was probably a bit of a lovable rogue and that was Colin Chapman. For those of you who've never heard of him, he was the founder of Lotus Cars. It was his mantra as an engineer to make every part of a car to do at least two jobs in order to create what they called a monocoque car. Read the full story

Text Posts Versus Video Posts What's Better

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There’s an ongoing debate in the Marketing community about “Text Posts vs Video Posts” and let me tell you, I see a lot of people & brands on LinkedIn & Facebook creating text posts and I'm guessing that is the case because they outsourcing their content production or it could be that they are too shy to go on camera but they are all missing out. They are not fully realising the power and potential of social media because all the statistics will tell you that you're better off creating... Read the full story

PostTag in Action

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One of the things that we're really thrilled and proud of at the moment is our recent collaborative effort with Frontline.Live and Hermes to form an excellent team responsible for getting PPE equipment delivered to the NHS staff when they need it most. All they have to do now is to put out a call saying “we're running out”, and we’ll make sure the necessary supplies get delivered to them in a timely manner. Read the full story

Creative retailers to win big with Mitchell & Brown’s Summer of Sport competition

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Up to £2,000 worth of free products is the top prize in Mitchell & Brown’s window display competition, celebrating a jam-packed summer sporting schedule. Bolton-based Mitchell & Brown is ensuring retailers and their customers can win big throughout this summer’s festival of sporting action with its Summer of Sport window display competition and consumer prize draw. The in-store competition encourages retailers to channel their creative skills by designing and installing a unique, e... Read the full story

Monza premiere for ABT Sportsline at DTM restart

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It’s hard to believe, but it’s true: next weekend’s 2021 DTM season opener in the royal park of Monza (Saturday and Sunday live on SAT.1 from 1 PM CEST) will be the first races for Team ABT Sportsline on the high-speed circuit outside Milan. The trips across the Alps to the previous DTM guest races in “Bella Italia” were always crowned with success for the title defenders from Kempten. So far, the DTM has visited Italy seven times: three times at Adria near Venice, twice at... Read the full story

Ideas for Creating Content

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When it comes to content creation, too many companies focus on the creation aspect without delving into how to create content that resonates. But you can't just churn out any form of content and expect results — your content needs to be good. Really good. But where do you start? Start with your emails. Read the full story

Don't miss out this offer ends soon!

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Our “Special lockdown restrictions offer” ends on the 1st of July so there is still a little time left to sign-up & save, we would hate you to miss out as this offer will not be repeated. We created this offer to help companies and sole traders as they emerge from the restrictions and start to build up their client base once again. Our platform can assist in this massively by letting previous customers know you are still active and importantly of course to let possible new customers kn... Read the full story

Henderson Group Implements ADC to Support Natasha’s Law Regulations

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UK Retailer Implements ADC’s Recipe Management and Label Printing Henderson Group, which owns the SPAR, EUROSPAR, and ViVO grocery brands in Northern Ireland and Applied Data Corporation (ADC), the leading global provider of store operations platforms built for grocery and convenience retailers, today announced their partnership. Specifically, the 120 plus-year-old retail grocery business will utilise ADC’s fresh item management platform for recipe management and label printing. One... Read the full story

Leadec close to a zero error-rate for internal delivery process with ZetesChronos

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Bremen (Germany), 15 June 2021 - Leadec, global leading specialist for the entire life cycles of factories and related infrastructures from planning to ongoing operation, opted for the ZetesChronos proof-of-delivery solution for seamless documentation of the internal transport operations. Within just three weeks, the solution was implemented for the logistics services on the factory premises of an automobile manufacturer and convinced from the start with an error rate of less than 0.15 percen... Read the full story

Shining a light on the Superhero within - Part 3 – How am I going to get there?

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https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shining-a-light-on-the-superhero-within-positive-psychology-part-3-tickets-149134755067 #WellbeingWednseday Shining a light on the Superhero within - Part 3 – How am I going to get there? About this #event In this workshop we address the tools and ideas to help you to… • Become more #emotionally agile • Create #psychological safety • Boost your #resilience Plus much more... Read the full story

Most exclusive ABT of all time sold out Interest in the Johann Abt Signature Edition exceeds all expectations

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ABT Sportsline, the world’s largest automotive aftermarket and performance parts specialist for Audi and VW, impresses its fans again and again with its limited-edition special models. For the company’s 125th anniversary in 2021, the Johann Abt Signature Edition represents a new benchmark. The special series is limited to 64 cars and is a homage to the company’s founder. In 1896, Johann Abt laid the foundation for today’s international company with his blacksmith’s workshop that bec... Read the full story

Giving Tuesday with TSB

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The Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) is set up for the prevention or relief of poverty by providing education/ training and several services to help people optimise their potential and work towards financial independency through setting up their own business or by finding viable employment. Throughout the last 12 months we are aware what people have been through and how businesses have been affected by Covid-19. Our Mission is to Empower our clients to achieve their dreams, to lead... Read the full story

Barbara Garcia, Head of Manufacturing Programmes at Lotus, wins the Autocar Great Women: Rising Stars Award for Manufacturing

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Autocar judges impressed with the impact Barbara has made at Lotus in the last year Category winners announced at Autocar’s Great Women: Rising Stars virtual event on 15 June 2021 Four more Lotus colleagues shortlisted in the Manufacturing and Operations categories (Hethel, UK – 15 June 2021) Barbara Garcia, Head of Manufacturing Programmes at Lotus, has won the Autocar Great Women: Rising Stars Award for Manufacturing. As part of the prestigious Great Women in the Britis... Read the full story

Market For High Performance And Prestige Cars Continues To Soar: JBR CAPITAL Reveals It's Latest TOP 10

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Unprecedented demand resulted in another record month for leading finance provider JBR Capital It reveals the top 10 hottest cars according to its latest records, with models including the Ferrari 458, McLaren 570S and Rolls-Royce Cullinan proving popular With restrictions easing and UK households having saved a staggering £200billion* over the last 12 months, JBR Capital expects demand to continue Supercars, sports cars and luxury vehicles are continuing to be in huge de... Read the full story

Motivational Monday Quote

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Each week we kickstart off with inspirational words and today we look at "Happiness is not out there for us to find. The reason that it's not out there is that it's inside us". - Sonja Lyubomirsky At Shropshire Youth Support Trust we work with trained specialists who aim to provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to help your #emotionalwellbeing. Get in touch today to find out how we can help you. T: 01952 299214 E: hello@systbusiness.co.uk W: www.systbusiness.co.uk Read the full story

Signup with PRONOUNCE before 1st of July & save 20%

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Our “Special lockdown restrictions offer” ends on the 1st of July so there is still a little time left to sign-up & save, we would hate you to miss out as this offer will not be repeated. We created this offer to help companies and sole traders as they emerge from the restrictions and start to build up their client base once again. Our platform can assist in this massively by letting previous customers know you are still active and importantly of course to let possible new customers kn... Read the full story

Get your business moving again and save 20% before 1st July!

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Our “Special lockdown restrictions offer” ends on the 1st of July so there is still a little time left to sign-up & save, we would hate you to miss out as this offer will not be repeated. We created this offer to help companies and sole traders as they emerge from the restrictions and start to build up their client base once again. Our platform can assist in this massively by letting previous customers know you are still active and importantly of course to let possible new customers kn... Read the full story

BMW's THREE GREATEST DESIGNS & how their recent designs have lost their way!- Frank Stephenson

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In his latest video, world renowned designer Frank Stephenson reveals the design philosophy behind BMW’s most iconic vehicles, including his own creation, the X5. He identifies the three cars that most encapsulate this essence and provides recommendations on how BMW’s past success can help inspire their new design direction. BMW’s Three Greatest Designs- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2oJNnZf-d0&t=67s Don’t forget to like and subscribe to stay up to date with the channel as... Read the full story

Opportunities with SYST

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Some fantastic #opportunities with SYST. Start your own business with our ASYSTED #businessprogramme! Gain fundamental #wellbeing and #mindset #support with our incredible #Positive #Psychologist Lisa Avery Affordable #roomhire rates in the heart of Telford #Jointheteam with an exciting new role for Community Enterprise Co-Ordinator (CEC) Join our #YouthBoard and be a #voice for your #community! Please get in touch with us today. T: 01952 299214 E: hello@systbusiness.... Read the full story

Volumatic cuts cash loss at MPK Garages

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Volumatic, the foremost manufacturer and cash handling solutions business, has helped leading independent forecourt group MPK Garages cut cash loss and increase payment efficiency. MPK Garages has partnered with Volumatic to help streamline cash handling and increase operational efficiency, and the results achieved have transformed the business on every level and cut cash loss by a game-changing 96%. MPK Garages last month completed the rollout of their entire estate. CCi (Cou... Read the full story

London Concours closes its gates after a spectacular third day which successfully launched the event’s inaugural ‘Supercar Day’

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The London Concours closed its doors at the City’s Honourable Artillery Company yesterday after welcoming thousands of guests The final day of this year’s event celebrated a hugely successful launch of ‘Supercar Day’, in association with Drivers Union Around 100 vehicles, from ‘The Lost Marques’ to ‘The Iconic British Designers’ and the ‘Young Timers’ gathered on the five-acre lawns The Best of Show Award went to a Lotus Eleven LM50 which was a Team Lotus works entry... Read the full story

Solid result in challenging times

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Financial statement 2020: MANN+HUMMEL performs well in a year dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic - Turnover decreases slightly, EBIT and EBITDA increase Ludwigsburg, 10 June 2021 - "In a challenging business year 2020, MANN+HUMMEL was able to achieve a very solid result," said Kurk Wilks, President and CEO of MANN+HUMMEL, at the presentation of the annual report for the past year. The globally active filtration specialist ended the year with a turnover of 3.8 billion euros (2019: 4.2 bill... Read the full story

Unemployed?

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Are you unemployed? We can help you! At Shropshire Youth Support Trust we offer a range of support based services that aim to help young people realise their potential and work towards financial and social independence. We support them in all aspects of business start-up and self employment to create their own job or to gain additional skills, confidence and build self-esteem to get or work towards employment. Get in touch today to find out how we can help you. T: 01952 299214 E: hello... Read the full story

Time is running out to sign-up & save!

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Our “Special lockdown restrictions offer” ends on the 1st of July so there is still a little time left to sign-up & save, we would hate you to miss out as this offer will not be repeated. We created this offer to help companies and sole traders as they emerge from the restrictions and start to build up their client base once again. Our platform can assist in this massively by letting previous customers know you are still active and importantly of course to let possible new customers kn... Read the full story