Christmas competition for small businesses

Royal Mail has today launched a festive competition with four prizes on offer for UK small businesses.

All UK small businesses are able to enter the competition and there are two ways to get involved, each with the chance to win £1000:

  1. Share a photo of your festive shop window display, or
  2. Tell Royal Mail about the special festive communications you have planned for your customers.

There will also be two runners up for each part of the competition, who will both win £500.

The competition is running from Tuesday, 27th November – Sunday, 16th December. Winners will be announced no later than the 21st December.

One of the ways to apply is via social media by uploading your photo or comment to Twitter or Instagram, including #RoyalMail and #smallbizfestivecompetition as well as your own username. Don’t forget to tag @RoyalMail on Twitter or @RoyalMailOfficial on Instagram.

Businesses can also enter the competition via email: with the subject line Small Business Festive Competition.

A spokesperson for Royal Mail says: “We support the growth of each and every small business that we have the opportunity to work with and pride ourselves on being the most reliable business partner to all. We’re delighted to be providing small businesses with the chance to win special prizes through our festive competition.”

During the Christmas period in 2017, Royal Mail handled a staggering 149 million packages. This year, Royal Mail has opened six dedicated parcel sort centres and recruited an additional 23,000 temporary staff to support its seasonal operation. Over 1,100 Enquiry Offices will be open on Sunday 23rd December and they will all be open on Christmas Eve. These measures are about their commitment to deliver the best possible service to customers throughout the Christmas period.

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