Our Tried & True Business Stationery Checklist

Best Business Stationery

As we head into the new year, it’s time to do a tally of everything your company will need to do business throughout 2021. Naturally, this includes your stationery. However, since it’s not something you order every day, it’s easy to drop the ball and forget an all-important item when you place your printing order with your preferred business printers.

Happily, we have a tried-and-tested stationery checklist for occasions like these, and we thought we’d share it to make the ordering process super simple this time around. Here goes!

Business Cards

Business cards are an absolute business essential even though we live in the digital age. This stalwart piece of leave-behind collateral is often the first impression a person has of your company, so it’s important to ensure that it’s a favourable one and that you always have it to hand when you need it.

Compliment Slips

Compliment slips are a great way to add a personal touch to anything from deliveries to gift drops. It may seem a tad old-fashioned, but in a time when many people are only connecting businesses digitally, it adds a great ‘human’ element when you receive a hand-written compliment slip with an online order, for example.


Envelopes with your corporate branding really round off the look and feel of a tangible letter, whether you’re delivering it by hand or sending it via courier.


Folders that have been tailored according to the overarching theme of your corporate identity add that little something extra when you hand out proposal collateral, do cold-calling info drops, etc.


Letterheads are perhaps one of the most underrated pieces of corporate identity material. Having a stash printed and ready to go places you in the ideal position to leave clients with a fantastic impression of your business in general.

TOP TIP: If you are just starting out and don’t have any stationery at all, we recommend investing in a business startup printing package. The start-up package includes an economy roller banner, two A1 posters, 500 business cards, 100 A4 double-sided brochures folded to DL, 200 single-sided A5 flyers, and a FREE A2 canvas print. We also recommend taking a look at our welcome pack printing.

There you have it – all the printed stationery collateral your company will need to do business in the year to come. Simply make your way down the list, check whether your stocks need replenishing and place your order sooner rather than later. January is a busy month for most business printers, so it helps to be in front of the queue if you can. Check back soon for more printing inspiration, and remember to contact us if you want to know more about Asset Print processes and services.

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