June 2018

HelloFresh Issue Cease and Desist Letter In Attempts To Protect Their Brand

My Food Bag received a cease and desist letter from HelloFresh after using the word “hello” in their marketing. The chief executive and director of My Food Bag, Cecilia Robinson, has rejected the claim on the grounds that intellectual property rights don’t extend to common greeting...

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Protecting Your Brand From Brand Impersonations

Protecting Your Brand From Brand Impersonations

Research has shown that malicious impersonations have increased 11 times since 2014. The scope of social media means that it is vulnerable industry for cyber criminals to exploit. Read the full article Although companies use the blue verification tick to certify that a brand is genuine, social netwo...

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National Writing Day

National Writing Day

Today is National Writing Day and we’re thinking about the power of print and the benefits that writing can have to your health. Read the full article. How often do you spend time writing something down? Sometimes we need to step away from our phones, tablets and computer screens and put pen t...

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How to choose the right paper when you print certificates

How to choose the right paper when you print certificates

There are plenty of factors to take into consideration when you design and print certificates. From deciding on the right wording to picking a font style that suits the certificate’s purpose, more thought goes into certificate planning than most people realise. Arguably the most important element ...

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Fake degrees are becoming a problem for the “selfie generation”

Fake degrees are becoming a problem for the “selfie generation”

Fake degrees are becoming an ever-increasing problem for the “selfie-generation” who become victims of fraud after taking photos with their certificates. Read the full article Fraudsters are targeting graduating students who post photos on social media with the certificate. Students are ...

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Social Media Day

Social Media Day

June 30th is Social Media Day and it is the perfect time to follow Hague Print on our different platforms. On June 30, 2010, Mashable launched Social Media Day as a way to recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on global communication. While every day is essentially Social Media Day, Ju...

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The step-by-step cheque clearing process

The step-by-step cheque clearing process

The new cheque image clearing system was introduced at the end of 2017, breathing new life into the cheque as a payment method. But something many people never previously thought about was how cheque clearing worked to begin with. The traditional cheque clearing process looks something like the foll...

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Cardiff Business Awards 2018

Cardiff Business Awards 2018

Hague attended the Cardiff Business Awards at the City Hall in Cardiff on the 15th June as we were shortlisted for International Business of the Year Award. This is the second time we have been shortlisted for an award. It’s a great event and over 400 business people attended to watch companie...

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How has the print industry evolved over time?

How has the print industry evolved over time?

It has become so easy to quickly print out a presentation or image that, as a society, we have started to take printing for granted. The majority of offices and even homes have a desktop printer and, who knows, perhaps soon they will even have a 3D printer too! But the print industry hasn’t always...

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Christian Louboutin wins case over signature red soles

Christian Louboutin wins case over signature red soles

The world-renowned shoe designer, Christian Louboutin, has recently won a case in the European Court of Justice relating to the brand’s signature red soles. This was a surprise decision for many as it had previously been ruled that the red soles were not able to be protected as they related to...

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Thousands of Chinese football fans fall victim to counterfeit World Cup tickets

Thousands of Chinese football fans fall victim to counterfeit World Cup tickets

The 2018 World Cup recently began and people from across the world have been flying into Moscow to enjoy the tournament. However, some have been faced with a nightmare upon landing. Around 3000 Chinese football fans had purchased counterfeit tickets and 10,000 had been reportedly sold worldwide, exc...

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Use a custom hologram as part of your sticker marketing

Use a custom hologram as part of your sticker marketing

Sticker marketing is a highly effective and often forgotten form of marketing that many businesses could be taking advantage of. What’s more, it’s a low-cost marketing approach that can have a high impact, especially when combined with your business’s custom hologram. Promotional stickers are ...

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New cheque clearing system proves advantageous for business owners

New cheque clearing system proves advantageous for business owners

The new cheque clearing system was rolled out by banks across the UK towards the end of 2017. Now, far from verging on extinction, the humble cheque is once again thriving for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Business owners have enjoyed many benefits of cheque imaging, below are some of the most...

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