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Samaritans Donation

Nov 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR, Charity

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Banner are pleased to have been able to support the Samaritans Wakefield branch. Banner were able to donate a variety of items including pens, toilet roll, biscuits and a range of other products thanks to Mark Normington and the NDC warehouse . 

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Donating supplies to the Flood Appeal

Nov 28, 2019 3:01:49 PM / by Banner posted in CSR, Charity

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The devastating impact of the recent flooding on many communities and businesses across the UK has been widely reported.

Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands and parts of the South East being some of the most affected areas.

With such significant damage caused by the floods, it was without doubt that Banner and the wider Evo Group would organise a donation of supplies to support those in need.

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Four ways we've reduced single-use plastics at Banner in 2019

Nov 21, 2019 11:11:26 AM / by Banner posted in CSR

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Throughout this year, we’ve been working hard to reduce single-use plastics by 30% across our business by 2020.


We kicked the year off by removing plastic filler in our small pick parcels and now we’re delighted to announce four more eco-friendly improvements to our packaging and deliveries.

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Toilet Twinning

Nov 19, 2019 9:27:48 AM / by Banner posted in CSR

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Banner are over the moon that a recent cost saving exercise on toilet roll resulted in one of our customers donating the money they saved to a worthy cause.

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Out of sight, out of mind? Keeping our office data safe

Nov 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR

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If your organisation's GDPR policy doesn't cover remote working, it probably should.

With personal data breaches leading to a potential fine of nearly £18 million pounds or 4% of annual global turnover, most organisations are all-too aware that complying with GDPR is essential. However, you may need to check your organisation is covering all bases, including remote employees.

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Micklefield Primary School- Stationery Donation

Nov 11, 2019 2:00:00 PM / by Banner posted in CSR

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Earlier this year Kirk Townsend visited Micklefield Primary school and donated two pallets of products on behalf of the Banner team.

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Why a digital-only GDPR approach puts organisations at risk

Oct 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR

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Whether the result of unauthorised access to a company laptop or the loss of sensitive paperwork, a data breach is a data breach.

And when it comes to complying with GDPR requirements and reducing the risk of personal data breaches, paper should be as high a priority as digital. But we can often hear plenty about digital data protection while sensitive documents appear to be lower on the list.

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Banner opens biodiversity garden

Oct 23, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR, Our Environment

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By 2022, Banner aims to increase biodiversity across all of our sites.  One step to meet this objective has been to open our first biodiversity garden at our Normanton site in Yorkshire.

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Three ways to stay on the right side of data rules

Oct 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR

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Poor storage, failure to destroy records and information mishandling are just three ways that UK organisations have been finding themselves on the wrong side of data protection rules.

Since the GDPR was introduced in May 2018, research has found that the UK is one of the top three countries for data breaches. The UK experienced 10,600 personal data breaches of the 59,000 reported across the continent since the new law came into effect.

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Rolling up our sleeves to support Tall Ships Youth Trust

Oct 17, 2019 2:21:28 PM / by Banner posted in CSR

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We’ve been rolling up our sleeves to support the UK’s oldest and largest sail training charity, Tall Ships Youth Trust


Four members of our corporate sales team, Alex Winstanley, Stephen Trott, Mick Twelves and Simon Eaden, recently rolled up their sleeves and volunteered their time to support the UK’s oldest and largest sail training charity, Tall Ships Youth Trust. The team were put to task and enjoyed a day of completing ships maintenance work for the charity at the Gunwharf Quays Marina in Portsmouth.

Stephen Trott, the Banner Corporate Account Manager for Heathrow Airport, organised the day through the Heathrow Community Trust (HCT), which is an independent charity that receives funding from Heathrow Airport Limited.

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