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Our seasoned 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 Employee Appreciation Quotes To Show You Care

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 12 October 2022
An image showing a team high fiving

A team showing and sharing its appreciation of a colleague delivers positive benefits for everyone. But what to say? And how to say it? Here is an overview of the what, how and why showing employee appreciation is a positive action for all workplaces.

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Funny Messages To Write in a Leaving Card for Every Occasion

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 06 September 2022
A group of people laughing and sharing a joke

What's funny is quite personal. So what to write in a leaving or farewell card that's tinged with humour could be a pretty scary prospect. There are a whole host of things to consider - the relationship, the reason, the culture of the workplace and more! Find inspiration & original ideas here...

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What to Write in a Birthday Card for Every Occasion

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 02 September 2022
A cake with candles spelling 'Happy Birthday'

When everyone gets together to celebrate someone special with a group birthday card, how do you standout? Here are plenty of ideas and thoughts to stimulate your creative mind to ensure your birthday Thankbox really does make the person feel super special.

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What to Write in Your Creative Thank You Card

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 28 June 2022
A typewriter with lines of Thank You written in different languages

Everyone likes to be appreciated, especially at work. The majority of us prefer praise over a gift or cold cash. Why? Gratitude makes people happy and strengthens relationships. A “thank you” card is the perfect way of making someone’s day and to let them know they matter.

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What to Write in a Leaving Card

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 20 June 2022
Shaking the hands of a co-worker leaving for a new job

Life is full of milestones, and changing jobs is certainly one of them. If you work in an office you’ll face a situation of a leaving card at some point. Traditionally, someone would hand you a paper card with statements and other co-workers’ signatures on it. No more.

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What to Write in Your Teacher Appreciation Card

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 14 June 2022
A teacher reading to a primary school class

The vast majority of the public value teachers. Well-written thank you cards for teachers are well-received and highly appreciated. Here are a few tips on what to write and what makes the ideal teacher appreciation card.

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The Best Way to Collect Money for a Gift

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 06 June 2022
A wrapped gift with a Just for you card as a personalised celebration

There are so many life events and occasions for people - coworkers, friends or family - to celebrate a worthy person with a card and collection pot for a gift. But what is the best way that guarantees everybody has the chance to contribute? Here is some useful insight...

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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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