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Practical advice for business
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Design and print your business stationery

Stationery is one of the most visible aspects of any business. From letterheads and compliments slips to business cards and invoices, your stationery will be seen and kept by customers and will influence the way they see your business.

Stationery can be used to project your business image. But there are also legal requirements about the information your stationery must include - such as your VAT number and your company's registered address.

This guide explains how to create a simple business image for use on your stationery. It also outlines the specific information you're required to include on certain items of stationery and provides help and advice on choosing a printer for your business stationery.

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Design and print your business stationery


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Develop your business image


Deciding the types of stationery you need


Information to be printed on your stationery


Choosing a printer for your stationery


Typical costs for printing your stationery