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Royal Mail Strikes: What Does This Mean For UK Postage?
November 3, 2022

Find out more about the Royal Mail strikes that may take place in 2022, as well as the actions we’re taking to minimise disruption for our customers.

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Royal Mail strikes: What does this mean?
Royal Mail Strikes: What Does This Mean For UK Postage?
November 3, 2022

Find out more about the Royal Mail strikes that may take place in 2022, as well as the actions we’re taking to minimise disruption for our customers.

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Last Christmas posting dates 2022
Last Christmas posting dates 2022
September 30, 2022

Find out what dates are the latest you can send post, both within the UK and internationally, this Christmas 2022 when using the Royal Mail as your chosen courier.

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral bank holiday
Queen Elizabeth II Funeral Bank Holiday
September 13, 2022

Following the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, we’ll be closed during the bank holiday of Her funeral.

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August Bank Holiday 2022
August Bank Holiday 2022
August 8, 2022

Our offices will be closed on Monday 29th August for a UK bank holiday. We’ll return to the offices on the following day to catch up with any outstanding requests

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Virtual Mailboxes In The UK
Virtual Mailboxes In The UK
July 21, 2022

Virtual mailboxes are a solution that individuals and businesses can use for receiving, managing and sending mail remotely. Learn about what they are and how they’re being utilised.

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Send Letters Online
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What is Reverse Hybrid Mail
Reverse Hybrid Mail Explained
June 29, 2022

Reverse hybrid mail refers to receiving letters and parcels remotely. It allows you to manage all postal communications without having to physically handle it yourself.

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What is Hybrid Mail?
What is Hybrid Mail?
June 20, 2022

Hybrid mail is all about sending letters without having to physically post the item. Learn more about what this means, the benefits, and whether it would benefit you.

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Should You Get A Virtual Address For Your Business?
Should You Get A Virtual Address For Your Business?
June 10, 2022

Virtual offices are an alternative to home-based or commercial office buildings. Find out what they allow you to do, how much they may cost, and whether they’rethe right choice for your company.

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Mail and Parcel Forwarding
Platform Features
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Remote Mail Management
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What Is An Emergency Digital Mailroom?
What Is An Emergency Digital Mailroom?
June 8, 2022

An emergency digital mailrooms allow you to outsource the entire process of receiving, storing, managing and respond to business mail.

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Mail and Parcel Forwarding
Remote Mail Management
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Spring & Platinum Jubilee Bank Holidays
Spring & Platinum Jubilee Bank Holidays 2022
April 21, 2022

Our usual hours will vary over the spring bank holidays. Learn about our closing dates and when we’ll be returning to work to avoid confusion.

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Digital Mailroom Outsourcing & Automation
Digital Mailroom Outsourcing & Automation
April 1, 2022

Outsource your mailroom and automate the way your business handles its post. Find out about our digital mailroom service and the benefits it could offer to you.

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Business Address
Guides and Explainers
Mail and Parcel Forwarding
Platform Features
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Easter Bank Holiday Opening Times 2022
View the UK Postbox Easter 2022 Opening Hours
March 15, 2022

With Easter coming up, our opening hours will vary from our usual times. Happy Easter from all at UK Postbox, here’s when we’ll be open over the holiday.

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What Is A Virtual Address?
What Is A Virtual Address In The UK?
February 28, 2022

Virtual addresses can be used instead of your own address to receive and distribute mail, as well as for services that ask you to provide an address. Find out what they are and how to get one.

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Managing Mail At Multiple Addresses
Managing Post At More Than One Address
February 23, 2022

If you’re an individual or business receiving post at more than one address, we’ve outlined how you can simplify the process, saving time, money and making the process more secure.

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Remote Mail Management
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Business Address
Street Address
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Introducing The UK Postbox Dashboard
Learn About Our New Platform Dashboard
February 1, 2022

Our new digital dashboard provides you with a snapshot of your account and makes it easier to action the items that need your attention the most.

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Remote working guide for businesses: best practices for 2022
Remote Working Guide: Tips & Best Practices
December 22, 2021

With Covid-19 continuing to put pressure on businesses to operate remotely, we’ve written a guide for some of the key considerations a company should be aware of.

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Should I use my home address for my business?
Should I Use My Home Address For My Business?
December 15, 2021

If you’re thinking of using your home address for your business, you should understand what this really means for both your company and your private home address.

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Moving Home Checklist: Your Guide To Moving Home
View Our Moving Home Checklist
December 13, 2021

Moving home? Make the process easier for yourself by referring to our moving home checklist while you prepare and plan your approach.

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Guides and Explainers
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Christmas 2021 Opening Hours
Christmas 2021 Opening Hours
December 6, 2021

The festive season is fast approaching, which means it is that time of year where all of our opening hours begin to vary at our different offices.

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Self assessment tax returns explained
What Is A Self Assessment Tax Return In The UK?
November 15, 2021

Self assessment tax returns are used by HMRC to calculate whether you owe any tax on earnings you’ve received. Learn about what it is and how to file one.

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Sole trader business insurance explained
Learn More About Business Insurance For Sole Traders
October 27, 2021

Business insurance can help sole traders to reduce the risks associated with running their company in the event of a claim being made against them, or suffering from natural disasters such as floods or fires.

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How To Work Out Postage Costs In The UK
Learn How Postage Costs Are Calculated In The UK
October 22, 2021

Calculating the cost of postage can be confusing with so many couriers and options available. Learn more about the process and how we can help.

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Shop and ship UK explained
Shop & Ship In The UK Explained: How Does It Work?
October 1, 2021

Our UK shop & ship service means that you can access your favourite UK products and brands from anywhere in the world. Learn more and start shopping today.

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Last Christmas posting dates 2021
Last UK Christmas Posting Dates 2021
September 30, 2021

Find out when your last chance to ship for Christmas is in 2021 when using the Royal Mail as your courier.

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Memorandum and articles of association explained
Memorandum & Articles Of Association Explained
September 14, 2021

Memorandum and articles of association are required documents for all limited UK companies, and contain information about the business from share allocation to day-to-day responsibilities.

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Do you need to register for VAT in the UK?
Do I Need To Register For VAT?
August 31, 2021

Registering your UK business for VAT is sometimes voluntary and other times required depending on your revenue. Learn more in this blog post.

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August Bank Holiday 2021
August Bank Holiday 2021
August 19, 2021

Our usual hours will vary over the coming August bank holiday dates. Please find information about when we’re closed and when we’ll be returning to the office.

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The Best Sole Trader Bank Accounts
The Best Sole Trader Bank Accounts
August 18, 2021

This article will provide you with a guide to the best sole trader bank accounts, & will explore what the best business accounts for sole traders are.

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What is the IOSS and how will it affect you?
What is the IOSS and how will it affect you?
July 28, 2021

The IOSS system aims to streamline the way VAT is paid on goods being sold to the EU. Learn what this is, why it’s been introduced & how it’ll affect you.

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Our Influencer Mail Solutions: Influencer PO Boxes & Business Addresses
Influencer Mail Solutions: PO Box & Business Addresses
July 12, 2021

A virtual address makes for a great influencer mail solution, allowing content creators to manage mail online whilst retaining their privacy.

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Hybrid working & how to make it work for you
Hybrid Working Explained
June 24, 2021

Learn about what hybrid working is, how to create an effective policy, and how UK Postbox can help your business operate remotely.

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Business Address
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Remote Mail Management
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Changing from a Limited Company to a Sole Trader: Can it be done?
Changing from a Limited Company to a Sole Trader
June 16, 2021

This article explores whether or not changing from a Limited Company to a Sole Trader is possible, & what the potential advantages are of doing so.

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Guide to Shipping Food, Drink & other Perishables
Guide to Shipping Food, Drink & other Perishables
June 3, 2021

This article will explore how to ship certain items in the post, the relevant rules & what you can send, including sending foods, drinks & other perishable items.

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A Guide to Sole Trader Tax Rates & Responsibilities
Sole Trader Tax Explained
May 21, 2021

This article will provide you with a guide to Sole Trader tax, including which taxes you’ll need to be paying, why & what the Sole Trader tax rates are.

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UK Restricted Items & Prohibited Goods to be Aware Of
UK Restricted Items & Prohibited Goods to be Aware Of
April 27, 2021

As a leading brand in online mail, we have experience in dealing with restricted & banned goods in the UK. This blog explores all of these items in detail.

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Early May Bank Holiday & Spring Bank Holiday
Early May Bank Holiday & Spring Bank Holiday 2021
April 26, 2021

Our usual hours will vary over the coming bank holiday dates. Please find information about when we’re closed and when we’ll be returning to work.

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Do I need to Register my Business or Remain a Sole Trader?
Should I Register my Business or Remain a Sole Trader?
April 8, 2021

This article explores what registering your business will mean for you as a sole trader, what the benefits of registering a business are, & why to consider it.

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Corporation Tax Changes coming for Limited Companies in 2023
Corporation Tax Changes for Limited Companies in 2023
March 12, 2021

This article will explore what corporation tax is, the corporation tax changes coming in 2023, who will be affected, & why they have been introduced.

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How to Write a Formal Email
How to Write a Formal Email
March 9, 2021

Knowing how to start a formal email will help you stand a chance of making the right impression. Learn how to write a formal email in our new article.

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UK Postbox Easter opening hours
View the UK Postbox Easter 2021 Opening Hours
March 8, 2021

With Easter coming up, our opening hours will vary from our usual times. Happy Easter from all at UK Postbox, here’s when we’ll be open over the holiday.

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What's the Difference Between a Correspondence Address & Residential Address?
Correspondence Addresses & Residential Addresses
February 25, 2021

This article will explore what the differences are between a correspondence address & a residential address, & what they will typically be used for.

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What Is A Commodity Code?
What Is A Commodity Code?
February 9, 2021

In this blog, we explore what a commodity code is & the changes to commodity codes to look out for that will affect the trading of goods internationally.

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What is Postal Fraud & How can UK Postbox Help?
What is Postal Fraud & How can UK Postbox Help?
February 3, 2021

In this blog we will discuss some of the basic definitions of postal fraud, what mail fraud can look like & how we at UK Postbox can help you deal with it.

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Online Shopping after the UK leaves the EU: International Shipping with Shop & Ship
Online Shopping after the UK leaves the EU
January 20, 2021

You can use our Shop and Ship service from any location to purchase and ship products from overseas with international shipping, even after the UK leaves the EU.

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How to Register a Business with a UK Postbox Address
Register A Business With A UK Postbox Address
January 12, 2021

This article explores the different steps required to register a company & how UK Postbox’s services can help you with your registered business address.

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Does your Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) cover your Business’s Mail?
What Is A Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)?
December 23, 2020

What is a disaster recovery plan (DRP), & does yours consider your physical business mail? Learn here what should be included in a disaster recovery plan.

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Moving goods in and out of the UK
Moving goods in and out of the UK
December 21, 2020

Learn about the information you'll need to provide when moving goods in and out of the UK. This applies to both personal and business customers, and we advise everyone to read up on what's required.

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Safe Online Practices: Your GDPR Remote Working Policy
Safe Online Practices: Your GDPR Remote Working Policy
December 9, 2020

We answer what the main remote working risks & processes you need to be aware of are, & what your GDPR remote working policy should look like.

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Christmas 2020 Opening Hours
Christmas 2020 Opening Hours
November 20, 2020

The festive season is fast approaching, which means it is that time of year where all of our opening hours begin to vary at our different offices.

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Advantages of Digital Communication in Business: How to Digitise your Business Comms
How to Digitise your Business Communications
November 3, 2020

Digitising your business comms is the way forward; this blog will explore the types of business communication & the advantages of digital communication.

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Last Christmas posting dates 2020
The Last Mailing Dates For Christmas 2020
October 27, 2020

In this blog article, you can find all of the Last Mailing Dates For Christmas 2020 with the Royal Mail, both within the UK & internationally.

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What is a Bring your Own Device (BYOD) Policy & how can it benefit your Business?
What is a Bring your Own Device (BYOD) Policy?
October 20, 2020

A Bring your own Device (BYOD) policy lets employees use their own devices for work. Read on to learn more about how to implement proper BYOD Policy.

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The Best Software for Remote Working
Best Software for Remote Working
October 9, 2020

Need help working from home? Here you’ll find the best software for remote working, with solutions for communicating with the team & planning your days.

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UK Summer Bank Holiday
August Bank Holiday Opening Hours | Summer Bank Holiday
August 18, 2020

Our usual hours will vary over the summer UK bank holiday. Please find information about when we’re closed and when we’ll be returning to work.

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Tips for employees, sole traders, SMEs and corporations working remotely
Home Working For Employees & Employers
August 14, 2020

This guide covers what remote working means for staff, sole traders, SMEs & corporations, taking into account physical & emotional needs & best practices.

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Setting Up Google Adsense & Google My Business Using A Virtual Address
Using A Virtual Address For Google Services
August 5, 2020

In this post we’ve explained how a virtual address can be used when signing up for services such as Google My Business and Google Adsense.

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Know Your Customer (KYC): What is KYC & the process behind it
Know Your Customer (KYC) Explained
July 9, 2020

Understanding what KYC is & what information you may be required to provide when signing up to services can help you prepare for the application process.

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Business Mail Redirection: Why & How You Redirect Business Post
Learn About Mail Redirection For Business
June 25, 2020

Learn about business mail redirection and how UK Postbox has developed a solution to entirely digitise your mail management process.

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Remote Mail Management
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Remote work: Flexible working & working from home tips
Tips to help anyone working from home
April 6, 2020

If you’re a remote worker, it can be hard to replicate office life in a personal environment. Here are some tips to help you get by and stay productive.

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Mailing electronics: how to safely and correctly post electronic devices
How to safely mail electronic devices
March 17, 2020

Mailing electronics doesn’t need to be hard. Check out this article and post your electronics safely and securely.

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Setting up a limited company: what to prepare and advice on getting started
Tips & advice for business owners setting up us a LTD
February 20, 2020

In this guide, we’ve covered everything you need to know about setting up a limited company within the UK and some considerations for your business.

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How to start an E-commerce business
Learn how to get started with e-commerce
January 21, 2020

Considering starting an e-commerce business? Here’s what you should consider before getting started, & some tips for the platforms you could be selling on.

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Shop and Ship
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How to set up as a sole trader
Learn how to get set up as a sole trader
December 17, 2019

Considering registering as a sole trader? Here’s what to prepare, the responsibilities you’ll be taking on and how to apply.

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BFPO and armed forces mail - How UK Postbox can help
BFPO and armed forces mail
December 10, 2019

Armed forces use the British Forces Post Office (BFPO) for their mail needs- but with UK Postbox, military personnel can easily manage mail while on duty.

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Christmas 2019 Opening Hours
Our Christmas and New Year Opening Hours
November 29, 2019

Merry Christmas from the UK Postbox team! Please take note that our opening times vary over the festive season. You can find out our operation days here.

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Safe online shopping: How to and what to look out for
Tips to help you shop online safely
November 28, 2019

Knowing how to shop online safely can help to secure your private data, & with Christmas around the corner, it’s important to read up on common tactics.

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Shop and Ship
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Dropshipping & Fulfilment: What is it & how to get started
What are dropshipping & fulfilment services in the UK?
November 21, 2019

Dropshipping & fulfilment services are a perfect way to start your ecommerce journey. Find out what they are & how to get started with this business model.

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Shop and Ship
E-retail
Platform Features
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Last Christmas posting dates 2019
The Last Mailing Dates For Christmas 2019
October 3, 2019

Christmas Post: The Last Mailing Dates For Christmas 2019

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Strong customer authentication (SCA) 2019
Learn about the new SCA PSD2 requirements for payments.
September 27, 2019

As of September 14, 2019, there are new rules in place for processing payments. These checks have been instated to boost security of user transactions.

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Shop and Ship
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How to organise your business mail
What can a business do to organise their mail process?
September 25, 2019

It’s recommended that businesses have an efficient & secure mail process in place. We’ve looked at how you should organise your business mail in this blog.

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CN22 & CN23 Explained
CN22 & CN23 Customs Declarations Explained
September 6, 2019

CN22 & CN23 customs declarations are required when sending goods outside of the UK through the Royal Mail. Learn what they are & how they’re used here.

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How to start an online business - tips & what to consider
How To Start An Online Business: Tips & Tricks
July 24, 2019

For anyone looking to start an online business, we’ve covered some of the basic do’s and don’ts to help you get started and remain competitive online.

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Business Address
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What is a registered office address?
What Is a Registered Office Address In The UK?
July 17, 2019

A registered office, or registered office address, is the official location of a company in England and Wales; the address provided to Companies House.

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What is a business address?
What Is A Business Address & Do You Need One?
June 26, 2019

A business address is the official location of a company's premises. It can be anything from a home address right up to a multi-million-pound campus.

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Mail and parcel forwarding overseas
International Mail Forwarding Explained
May 21, 2019

Here we'll explore our international mail forwarding services, considerations for overseas shipping, & examples of when you might need this service.

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Mail and Parcel Forwarding
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Virtual Office Address in London & Dorset: A cheap and effective solution
Virtual Office Address in London & Dorset
May 9, 2019

A virtual address in London is a location where mail is received on your behalf. Letters arrive, are scanned, & uploaded securely for you to read online.

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When should you forward mail to a new address?
Who Uses Mail Forwarding & When Is It Useful
April 24, 2019

Wondering who uses mail forwarding & when it’s useful- read up on how virtual mail forwarding & traditional mail forwarding is helping everyday people.

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Personal Address
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What is a Forwarding Address? UK Virtual Mail Forwarding Services
UK Mail Forwarding and What Is Virtual Mail Forwarding?
April 9, 2019

Mail Forwarding Services in the UK have been around for decades, but it’s only in the last ten years that we’ve seen a huge step forward in how they work.

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Remote Mail Management
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How to write a character reference: Personal reference example
How To Write A Character Reference With Examples
March 19, 2019

Character references are often in support of applications, so it’s important you know how to write a character reference in the right way.

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How to prevent identity theft with smart mail management
How To Prevent Identity Theft Using UK Postbox
March 5, 2019

Wondering how to prevent identity theft? Mail theft is a good place to start- this is how UK Postbox is helping the battle against fraudulent activity.

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Mail Redirection Service: When should you forward mail to a new address?
Mail Redirection Service: When Is It Useful?
February 19, 2019

There’s good reason to set up mail redirection in more scenarios than just moving home. Find out when & why a mail redirection service is a good option.

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Personal Address
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Mail and Parcel Forwarding
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Royal Mail Redirection: How to set up and manage
How to Set Up & Manage Royal Mail Redirection
February 5, 2019

If you’re looking for info on how to set up Royal Mail Redirection, manage or cancel your existing redirection, we’ve compiled everything you need to know.

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Landlord Tips: What to consider when you enter the buy-to-let business
First Time Landlord Advice & Tips
January 22, 2019

If you’re considering entering the buy-to-let business, read some of our top considerations. It’s never too late to take the step in the rental market.

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Top tips for moving your international business to the UK
Moving Your Business To The UK
January 8, 2019

Moving your business abroad is a daunting task, so we’ve compiled 8 top tips to help you in the process, with tools that'll help you plan your new venture.

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Post redirection service explained
Introduction To Royal Mail Redirection
December 28, 2018

Mail redirection is useful for frequent travellers and anyone moving address. The service helps any mail being sent to an old address find your new one.

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What is an EORI number?
What Is An EORI Number & How To Apply
December 11, 2018

An EORI number, or Economic Operators’ Registration & Identification number, is used by customs to monitor trading between EU and non-EU countries.

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How to write a formal letter: Format and templates
A Guide To Writing Formal Letters
November 27, 2018

It’s important that formal letters are formatted correctly. If you’re unsure or want to double check, we’ve made a checklist & templates for you to follow.

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How to address an envelope: format and writing
How To Address An Envelope Guide
October 30, 2018

Want to know the right way to format your envelope? Our latest guide covers the do’s and don'ts and why it’s important to follow best practice.

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Introducing our shiny new web app...
Introducing our shiny new web app...
October 18, 2018

Over the past few months our development team have been hunkered down working on the latest version of our web mail app.

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How to rent guide: Help for first time renters & experienced tenants looking for a rental property
How To Rent A Property Guide. Help For Renters
October 16, 2018

New & experienced renters alike may encounter unwelcome surprises in their property search. Learn the best actions to take & reduce costs & stress.

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Change your company registered office address - A guide for private limited companies
Changing Your Businesses Registered Office Address
September 18, 2018

Companies House require UK businesses to provide a registered office address for limited companies. Here’s how to change the address of your business.

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Moving abroad? Here’s what you need to consider as a UK expat
What To Consider As A UK Expat Moving Abroad
September 5, 2018

Considering leaving the UK and becoming an expat? We’ve compiled our top tips for those moving abroad to make your international move smoother and cheaper.

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Managing Your Student Mail At University
Managing Your Mail At University
August 22, 2018

As a student, you’ll be changing accommodation from halls to shared houses, so we've created a solution to support students at this stage of their life.

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International business expansion, planning to go global
International Business Expansion, Planning To Go Global
August 9, 2018

Businesses hoping to move offshore have to consider many factors on an international level. Our guide will show you what moving your business abroad means.

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A guide to sending letters online by UK Postbox, the UK’s Online Post Office
How To Send A Letter Online
July 5, 2018

Find out how to send a letter online using the UK Postbox Advanced Mailing App. Great if you live overseas or are fed up with queuing at the post office.

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How a virtual office address can help future-proof your new business
Future-Proof Your New Business
June 26, 2018

Are you starting up a new business venture? In our latest blog post, we take a look at how a “virtual address” can future proof your business.

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Need a UK Address? Find out what ours can be used for
What Our Addresses Can Be Used For
May 25, 2018

Where you are doesn’t have to be the address you use for you, or for your business. In this post we look at what our addresses can and can’t be used for.

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How UK Postbox works for a frequent business traveller
How UK Postbox Works For A Frequent Business Traveller
May 9, 2018

Having used UK Postbox for over 7 years Steve’s in a great position to tell us how the service has helped him & share his experience using the service.

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Posting Lithium Batteries & Power Banks - Packing Instructions For UN3481
Posting Lithium Batteries - Packing For UN3481
May 8, 2018

Shipping devices with lithium batteries such as power banks, smartphones, laptops or tablets? This article will show you how to get it right.

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UK Parcel Forwarding Service: UK Shop & Ship
UK Parcel Forwarding Service: What Is UK Shop & Ship?
April 20, 2018

Getting post delivered when you live abroad can be challenging, with many facing heavy costs- but many UK retailers do not offer international shipping.

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