Need To Know

2020 Employee Of The Year Awards

Every year in Parcelforce we celebrate colleagues from all areas of our business in our Employee Of The Year awards.

2 Nov 2020 2 min read
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Valentine’s Day around the world

In the UK and many other countries, St Valentine’s Day is a celebration of romantic love that falls on 14th February each year. However, some countries have adapted traditions to celebrate the day in a slightly different way and certain ones observe a different date.

4 Feb 2020 3 min read
Woman contemplating box which contains unwanted Christmas gift

How to sell your unwanted Christmas gifts

Perhaps your other half didn’t get you the right hair straighteners, or your Auntie won’t take the hint from previous Christmases and you’ve another tartan scarf to add to your collection...

29 Dec 2019 5 min read

The sustainable Christmas gift wrap guide

Last year I was more conscious than ever of the mounds of gift wrap, string and surplus-to-requirements-packaging hastily bunged into our bins on Christmas Day.

7 Nov 2019 3 min read

Editor's Pick

SMEs, here's how to truly stand out

There were a record number of small businesses started during the pandemic; the 'Shop Local' advice of each lockdown has grown into shoppers' preferred buying method; and last Black Friday witnessed the boycotting of some of the world's biggest brands - including Amazon - with many independent retailers donating to charity and planting trees as part of a renewed drive against consumerism. All this has meant one thing for SMEs: growth. But this growth also means the competition is higher than ever.

22 Jul 2022 4 min read