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We’re dreaming of a green Christmas

By Paperstone on November 26, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
We’re dreaming of a green Christmas

What does Christmas mean to you? A jolly old knees up with colleagues at the annual party? Watching your waistline expand as you slip one more chocolate truffle into your mouth? Or wading through mountains of plastic tat, which probably won’t make it into the New Year? Most of us enjoy Christmas or at least […]

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Are you winter ready?

By Paperstone on November 26, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Are you winter ready?

The days are short, the nights are long, and the winter chill is setting in. As we near Christmas, we also welcome in the coldest time of the year. The icy wind blows, the ground freezes and simply getting into work can become fraught with hazards. The key to getting through the winter is preparation. […]

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How to keep a healthy office

By Paperstone on October 21, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
How to keep a healthy office

Five ways to beat colds and sniffles this winter Winter, the season for wrapping up warm and enjoying a walk on a crisp, clear day. The time for snuggling down with your nearest and dearest in front of a roaring log fire. Or does reality look more like trudging to work in the cold and […]

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Have you organised the office Christmas gathering?

By Paperstone on October 9, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Have you organised the office Christmas gathering?

Here’s help to make sure it goes off with a bang. How to plan the office Christmas party Whether you count down the days or desperately scrabble around for an excuse not to go, the office Christmas party is a ‘must-have’ event on the calendar. Party planning can be a difficult balance – finding the […]

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5 sensible questions SMEs need to ask about Brexit

By Paperstone on October 1, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
5 sensible questions SMEs need to ask about Brexit

How do you react when you hear the B-word? Run around the room panicking like a headless chicken? Or bury your head in the sand hoping it will all go away? Whatever you think about Brexit, the truth is that it will have an impact in some way on your business. The FSB (National Federation […]

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Why bother planning?

By Paperstone on September 1, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Why bother planning?

We’ve all heard of the multi-million-pound business that started on the ‘back of a fag packet’. But it’s the work that happens after the initial creative spark that defines a successful business. We might all roll our eyes and heave a sigh at the thought of planning, but the truth is, whatever your size, you […]

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Happy birthday to us

By Paperstone on August 7, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Happy birthday to us

On 23 August it’s our 15th birthday Our story started in August 2004, just a few months after Facebook was set up. (OK, so our growth has been a little slower, but world domination is still on the agenda.) Over the years some things have changed, like the growing number of happy faces in our […]

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Go plastic bag free on 3 July and do your bit for the planet

By Paperstone on June 25, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Go plastic bag free on 3 July and do your bit for the planet

At Paperstone, we’re always looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly. And for ways to help you (our friendly customers) be more sustainable. So, in celebration of plastic free day at the start of July, we’re giving away a free tote bag on orders over £49. The design may vary. Plastic pollution is having […]

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How to avoid holiday headaches

By Paperstone on June 11, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
How to avoid holiday headaches

Think of holidays and images of happy days, chilling out on a beach, or sipping mojitos by the pool spring to mind. Back to reality, the business of planning holidays in a small organisation can be anything but relaxing. When you work in a small team everyone plays a vital role, every single day. So […]

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How do you keep customers happy?

By Paperstone on April 30, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
How do you keep customers happy?

It’s a question we often ponder at Paperstone HQ. As a small business, with tight margins and tighter budgets, can you keep everyone happy and still make a profit? Here are a few strategies that work for us. Free gifts We like to give customers a little extra when they order. This week we’re giving […]

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