Small Business of Derby Flash in the City Centre

If you were fortunate enough to be within the vicinity of Derby’s historic Cathedral Quarter on Wednesday the 14th September, you may have witnessed or quite possibly, even participated in the Small Business Saturday Flash Mob – it took Sadler Gate by storm! The clever publicity stunt was carefully orchestrated by non other than the…

You’re invited to Small Business Saturday on 3rd December – Save the Date!

What is Small Business Saturday? Small Business Saturday UK is a grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities. The day itself takes place on the first Saturday in December each year throughout the UK, but the campaign aims to have a…

Ramathon Victory

On June 5th in the sweltering heat around Derby, team members; Yvonne, Jim, Laura & Simon completed the iconic 13.1m Ramathon race. They smashed their £600 target and raised £823.10 for The Maria Hanson Foundation. The charity is self-funding, with a tiny team that is totally reliant on donations and fundraising activities. The Maria Hanson Foundation provides…

Fab Five

Over in the Essential Print Services office it is all about Summer. The weather might not be exactly up to scratch but we are not letting that dampen our spirits. With summer comes sports and what a packed season it is; who’s watching the Euros final tonight (good luck Wales)? What about the Wimbledon final…

Awesome Foursome

As you may know, Essential Print Services is celebrating five fantastic years helping businesses market themselves with creative and cost-effective print solutions. When Print Evangelist Yvonne Gorman, started the business in 2011, in no time at all, the company was able to recruit it’s first full-time employee and after two years Yvonne took out a lease on her…

Yvonne Gorman, ‘Inspirational Business Woman 2016’

Our very own Print Evangelist, Yvonne Gorman, has recently won the accolade of ‘Inspirational Woman in Business 2016 – Derby & Derbyshire’ at an event to celebrate International Women’s Day, hosted by Vox Feminarum. Yvonne started Essential Print Services in 2011 in a male-dominated industry, amidst a recession. Her mission; to raise the standards of printed…

Yvonne Gorman, 'Inspirational Business Woman 2016'

Our very own Print Evangelist, Yvonne Gorman, has recently won the accolade of ‘Inspirational Woman in Business 2016 – Derby & Derbyshire’ at an event to celebrate International Women’s Day, hosted by Vox Feminarum. Yvonne started Essential Print Services in 2011 in a male-dominated industry, amidst a recession. Her mission; to raise the standards of printed…