Certificates, Accreditations & Awards

At Eight Days a Week we pride ourselves on delivering consistent high quality at every stage.

From print production through to data services we ensure we excel above the industry standard.

Our  tried and tested processes are highly efficient, secure and trusted enabling us to deliver to deadline without compromise.


Our 2021 Certifications, Accreditations & Awards 

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We are delighted to have been recognised in direct mail and awarded the overall Platinum Envelope Winner 2021. The SMP Strategic Mail Performance Awards judges said it was "completely clear that in both golden envelope winners, innovation and results were entirely down to the mailing house and no one else." 
"Demonstrates that Mailing Houses can originate as well as deliver under instructions."

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SMP Awards - Golden Envelope Winner 2021

Awarded for Hiller Garden Centres, New Build Mailing which was a targeted customer acquisition campaign. The judges highlighted that we utilised "data led insights as a solution to a client challenge" and we delivered "complete synergy of concept and creation."


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EDWPS won another Golden Envelope Winner 2021 for Eastons Holiday, 2021 brochure mailing. The voting panel commented that EDWPS provided "a complete transformation of a communication strategy, with complete overhaul of a data and targeting." Which resulted in a 400% uplift in daily bookings, whilst delivering "a holistic solution of mail pack design, environmental concern elimination and lower price."

SMP Awards - Golden Envelope Winner 2021

Please cast your eye (and vote) for us at the solutions award presented by Earth Island. We have been entered for the Solutions for innovations award!

EDWPS have worked increasingly hard to drive business forward, reducing costs, increasing profits, personal development, skills and investment. It has been quite the year for our small independant printers. read more here > 

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ISO 27001

ISO 27001  is a specification for an information security management system (ISMS).


An ISMS is a framework of policies and procedures that includes all legal, physical and technical controls involved in an organisation's information risk management processes.

Awarded to us in 2016 this certification assures our dedication and commitment to information security.

ISO 14001

ISO 14001 is certified criteria for an environmental management system. To achieve this certification EDWPS have implemented the required framework for an effective environmental management system.

By gaining ISO 14001 we can provide assurance to our clients, company management and employees that our environmental impact is being measured, monitored and improved.

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ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised Quality Management System (QMS) standard. A powerful business improvement tool, ISO 9001 Quality Management certification helps us to:

  • Continually improve, streamline operations and reduce costs

  • Satisfy more customers

  • Be more resilient and build a sustainable business

  • Show our clients we have strong corporate governance

  • Work effectively with our stakeholders and supply chain


Cyber Essentials Certified

As part of our commitment to cybersecurity for our business and customers, we have assessed ourselves against five core security controls.


A qualified assessor verifies the information we have provided, ensuring the processes and measures we have in place provide protection from a wide variety of the most common cyber attacks.

With these controls in place our business is less vulnerable to targeted attacks from cybercriminals.



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Mail Made Easy

As a premier partner within Royal Mail's 'Mail Made Easy' program we are a trusted associate within the Royal Mail network of service providers. As a result Royal Mail are happy to refer customers to Eight Days a Week with their Direct Mail challenges ranging from new customer acquisition, testing of new ideas or increasing the volume of their mail communications.

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IPIA Member

Established in 1990 The Independent Print Industries Association (IPIA) is a not-for-profit Trade Association focused on helping its members grow and develop their businesses. 

As a member of the IPIA we've signed up to their code of conduct. It assures our prospective and current customers of our good business practice and is a recognised mark of a company that understands the trade nature of its relationships with customers and suppliers alike.

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Xerox Premier Partner

As a member of Xerox's Premier Partner we appear in their global directory of print & marketing providers.
Anyone looking for a quality print partner, anywhere in the world, can find one in seconds by keyword search or by selecting specific criteria. 


Strategic Mailing Partnership

The Strategic Mailing Partnership (SMP) is a professional body that represents and protects the interests of mailing houses across the UK.


The SMP facilitates the sharing of best practice amongst its members and champions mail manufacturing processes that help to drive the industry forward and deliver 'better mail'

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East Midlands
Chamber of Commerce

We're a member of the leading business representation organisation in the East Midlands.

The Chamber is renowned across the region for enhancing Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire businesses and communities.

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A Carbon Capture Company

As a member and recognised company of Premier Paper's Carbon Capture programme the CO2 emissions generated from the production and delivery of each tonne of paper we use is equated into a donation made to The Woodland Trust. With these donations from us and other participants,  thousands of new trees across their accredited woodland sites are planted in the UK each year.


We're a member of Two sides, part of an initiative to promote the sustainability of the graphic communications supply chain and dispel common environmental misconceptions.
They Provide users with verifiable information on why print and paper is an attractive, practical and sustainable communications medium.

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We are proud to partner with 
Carbon Neutral Britain™ to measure and offset our carbon footprint, becoming certified as a Carbon Neutral Business.