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50+ Examples of What to Write in a UK Sympathy Card

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 05 January 2023
Lit candles of sympathy for someone who has passed

As Brits, we’re historically known for having a “stiff upper lip”. So when someone has just lost a loved one, a sympathy note or condolence card lets them know you’re thinking of them and your support is there should they need it. The question is, what do you write in a sympathy card?

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How Hasmonean Multi-Academy Trust used Thankbox to celebrate 227 teachers and staff

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 29 December 2022
Teacher smiling at screen

Two schools in London used Thankbox to organise a teacher appreciation week - collecting over 2,200 messages for over 200 happy teachers! We sat down with Benji, their director of Marketing, to tell us more about organising this initiative and how it was received by their staff.

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40+ Leaving Card Messages for Friends for Every Occasion

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 21 December 2022
A journey into the sunset

Saying farewell to a good friend can be difficult. Especially when you’re not sharing their journey. It’s an exciting time so your support is essential. At Thankbox, we take the stress of organising a group card and gift off your hands. Here's an overview of the type of cards and what to include.

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50+ Funny Maternity Leave Message Examples

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 16 December 2022
A happy baby image

There are over 600,000 live UK births each year - this means there are an awful lot of expectant parents too. How do you make sure they don’t receive the same repetitive maternity card as all the others have in the past? Try humour! Here are some great examples of messages to make new parents laugh.

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Writing Funny Get Well Soon Messages Together (40+ Examples)

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 12 December 2022
A miniature hospital trolley and patient for a funny get well soon message

A simple pick-me-up makes us feel ten times better, especially when someone is feeling poorly. When a colleague, friend, or teacher is ill, clubbing together and finding the perfect group get well card with some light-hearted messaging can be tough. See our top tips for the ultimate pick-me-up

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How To Organise The Best Leaving Card and Collection

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 30 November 2022
Office workers checking an online leaving card

The Great Resignation post-pandemic has seen a big shift in the number of people moving roles. More people leaving means more leaving cards and collections. How can organisations avoid collection fatigue and ensure departures are on great terms? What is the best leaving card and collection?

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The Best Uses for Congratulations Cards

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 14 November 2022
An image of congrats spelled out with gold balloons

Saying congratulations for something well done, a personal achievement or passing a life milestone is a very positive action. Here are a few ideas that are perfect for getting everyone together to share their congratulations.

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Being Grateful for National Gratitude Month

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 02 November 2022
Person holding a sign saying 'grateful' and showing gratitude

November is National Gratitude Month. It encourages people to take a step back and show gratitude towards one another during the month. Being grateful and showing gratitude has significant benefits for all. When a group, or team, shows gratitude to a colleague everyone feels better.

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5 Ideas For Using Thank You Cards In The Workplace

Photo of Andy Cakebread Andy Cakebread 17 October 2022
An image highlighting a thank you card and gift

A sincere Thank You card from a team, project group or organisation makes everyone feel better. It brings people closer and improves relationships. So when is a good time to say 'thank you' in the workplace? Here are five ideas that will have a positive impact plus some ideas about what to say.

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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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