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Making a positive impact on Welsh Schools and Community Groups

Jan 10, 2020 9:30:27 AM / by Andy Thorp posted in CSR, Our People, Our Communities

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Banner sponsored the third DVLA Code Challenge competition recently.  The event enables pupils to develop their problem solving, communication and teamwork skills; as well as improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and innovative way. 

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Supporting the Food Bank in Milton Keynes

Jan 8, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Andy Thorp posted in CSR, Our People, Our Communities

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It's been reported that more people than ever are turning to food banks.  Simon Eady, Business Manager at Banner, spent a charity day helping at the Milton Keynes food bank and knows all too well of the vital support it provides to the community. 

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Our top 5 eco-friendly products for your next marketing campaign

Jan 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, CSR, Print, Good and Green, eco-friendly, Promotional

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Sustainability is high on the agenda for many businesses who are looking to make their operations and products greener and limit their impact on the environment.

Using eco-friendly promotional products creates a good impression for your business and shows your customers you are working towards reducing your impact on the environment. A recent study found 42% of consumers have a more favourable opinion of a company if the promotional product they received was environmentally friendly. (Global Advertising Specialities Study, 2016).

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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 2019, we worked hard to reduce single-use plastics by 30% across our business by 2020.


We kicked 2019 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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