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Our seasoned marketing man and wordsmith. Andy's marketing, customer and employee engagement pedigree runs to eons across many sectors. He's always looking to delight customers and evangelise all things Thankbox. A long-time lover of the environment - when not on his Thankbox mission he can be seen around the Scottish Highlands with cameras and dog. When out of the rain he delights in the magical wonder of malt whisky.

The Best Birthday Wishes for a Teacher

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 03 May 2022
Teachers playing with happy young children in class.

Teachers are an inspiration, so when it's time to send them birthday wishes, it’s important you get things right. However, it can seem much harder to find the right thing to send to a teacher versus a family member or a friend. See our most popular and original teacher birthday birthday wishes.

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The Best Non-Baby Gifts for New Parents.

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 26 April 2022
An image of a lady in a state of blissful sleep with a memory foam pillow

Although new parents deserve congratulations and support with a new baby, small gifts can quickly grow overwhelming. After all, the baby isn’t the only one dealing with something new – parenting can be a quick change for couples, and sometimes they’ll need a little something special.

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Sir David Attenborough - Happy 96th Birthday!

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 11 April 2022
David Attenborough at the Great Barrier Reef presenting.

He’s an inspiration. David Attenborough has done more than anyone to show the world why we need to care for planet Earth. For the first time, anyone, anywhere in the world, can send him their birthday wishes. And directly help the charity he is a VP of protect Earth's most vulnerable residents.

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The 13 Best Birthday Celebration GIFs

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 31 March 2022
Crazy zebra birthday dance

Birthday celebrations. Everybody, everywhere in the world celebrates a birthday. Family, friends, and co-workers can let their creative juices loose with an online card. The humble birthday GIF can reflect character and personalities. Here's our choice picks...

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5 Instant Benefits of Celebrating Work Anniversaries

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 09 March 2022
Employee work anniversary celebration

Celebrating work anniversaries is an easy, low-cost, way to boost employee engagement and deliver benefits to help tackle some of today's greatest workplace challenges. Find out why and how.

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3 Things to Love in February

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 14 February 2022
Chloe Edwards-Wood from Give a Song playing sax in street with guitarist

There's a lot of love in the air in February. It's also when Random Acts of Kindness Day is. Dancing in the street or parting with £20. Here's our pick of good news, heart-warming, and inspiring stories of kind people doing lovely things...

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How To Offer Condolences as a Group

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 25 January 2022
Married couple joining hands showing empathy, sympathy and support

When someone dies it can be difficult for those outside immediate family to know how to offer support and condolences. Here are some areas to consider in offering condolences from a group - whether work colleagues, church, friends, or hobbies and interests.

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3 Heart-warming Stories to Banish those January Blues

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 17 January 2022
Rays of sunshine breaking through the clouds in a blue sky

Goodbye January blues when you read these stories of people brightening days and lives with acts of kindness, innovation and a desire to give a helping hand.

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3 Stories Celebrating the Gift of Giving

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 08 December 2021
Hands holding small gift with string bow

December and Christmas is the time for giving. Here are three inspiring stories we think show why selfless acts make the world a brighter place for all.

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How to Send the Best Teacher Christmas Card 🎄

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 15 November 2021
Thankbox example of teacher Christmas card

Add some real pep and seasonal spice to your teachers' Christmas cards. 100% personal, fun and memorable, 0% waste - you save time and money and no need of a waste bin. This is how to make teachers feel extra special.

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