Blog posts

Franking isn't just for letters

Apr 15, 2015 11:41 BST Neopost On March 30 Royal Mail increased the cost of sending a first and second class letter. A hike in the price of postage is never welcome, even if it is by just 1p. However, the new tariffs are not all bad news for mail users. In fact, there is much to cheer about, especially for those who send large numbers of parcels.

How manual document storage and retrieval processes are harming your business

Apr 13, 2015 11:00 BST Neopost No matter what market your business operates in, manually storing documents and paperwork can feel like a never-ending task. But in addition to being an increasingly costly burden, traditional document management methods can cause efficiency issues. Manual document storage and retrieval processes can hit profit margins - getting rid of old filing cabinets can shed more than just an eye-sore.

​Exploring Turkey’s Lycian Way

Apr 07, 2015 10:55 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Janet and Terence Debourg were walking in the footsteps of ancients when they tackled the Lycian Way, Turkey’s long-distance footpath. They found it a great way to explore the Mediterranean coast and mountains and historic sites.

​A pension pot holiday?

Apr 02, 2015 16:28 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays April’s pension reforms could free up funds to be spent in any way you choose. Here, Martin Hesp, Editor-at-Large at the Western Morning News, explains why he thinks that a well-chosen walking holiday could be one of the best investments in wellbeing you could make.

​Walking among the ruins of Troy

Apr 02, 2015 15:18 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Agnes Heringer has been a hiker all her life. She now lives in beautiful Canada, with plenty of walking opportunities to keep her happy. Having travelled widely with RWH, Turkey is her choice as her top walking destination.

A blessing in disguise?

Apr 02, 2015 14:00 BST Neopost Monday's 1p hike in the price of a first class stamp is a reminder that even at a time of zero inflation the cost of some items continues to rise. Raising the cost of sending a letter is never popular. At a time of falling prices at the pumps and on the High Street, it is even less likely to be welcomed. Instead of railing against Royal Mail, why not turn the price increase to your advantage.

Easter Time at Stoke Park

Apr 02, 2015 13:51 BST Stoke Park With the Easter Holidays here it’s the perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the delights of Stoke Park in the spring sunshine. Nestled in 300 acres of Private Estate, Stoke Park is the perfect place to enjoy a few nights of bliss paired with days of fun filled activities for the whole family.

​Rum, Rastas and rambling – the Caribbean experience

Mar 31, 2015 11:29 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Marval Grabner took on board some important lessons on our new Caribbean Explorer island-hopping trip!

What Mailmark means for you

Mar 30, 2015 12:41 BST Neopost Last year, Royal Mail introduced new franking machine technology that replaces the familiar 'town and crown' die with a two-dimensional barcode containing information unique to each mail piece.

A postcard from Malta & Gozo

Mar 27, 2015 16:55 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​Andrew Renshaw tells us he has recently returned from a great Ramblers holiday on Malta & Gozo, where the tour leader, Ian Foster, did a fantastic job of organising the walks and showing the group all interesting sights on the islands. Here’s a ‘postcard’ of his trip highlights.