I want to take you back to Monday 23rd March 2020. This was a very different day in our company as all our clients were closed down, retail sector, visitor attractions, venues and events. We heard a new word – LOCKDOWN!
What to do? Roshi came to the rescue with the furlough scheme and allowed us to send employees home and he would pay them 80% of their wages. What about the business? Effectively that was put into mothballs as we were prohibited from performing any activities that constituted company promotion or revenue generation.
What could we do then? After discussions with various sources, HMRC gave some guidance that it was OK to carry out product development, staff training and marketing strategy in order that....more

Owen Gleadall August 25, 2020

Award-Winning Excellence!

Although we’re not ones to play our own trumpet, when the fanfares come from other people we think it’s OK to share the news. To this end we’re delighted to announce that Merlinsoft Ltd’s ‘Merlin’ solution has been proclaimed the UK’s Best Visitor Attraction Admission Systems Supplier by Lux Life Magazine! Following the judging process, the Lux life panel stated that all at Merlinsoft have shown “evidence of extensive expertise within a given field” in addition to “dedication to customer service and client satisfaction with an ongoing commitment to excellence and innovation”. We’re pretty happy with that assessment!

Pete Gleadall August 20, 2019


What Happens Next?

In the days after an event it’s easy to rest on your laurels and bask in the afterglow somewhat. Why shouldn’t you? An awful lot of work went into it and it’s nice to no longer be ‘on the clock’ for a while. If you can muster up the energy, there are a few things that you can do to get even more from your efforts.

Social Media Promotions

Thanks to all the great photographs you took, the members of your social media team (which is quite possibly longhand for “you”) have a load of material to work with. If you didn’t get chance to do it during the event, retweet the messages people sent out with your hashtag – it never hurts to show how well it went after the fact and helps build a buzz of interest for the follow up event (oh, you didn’t ....more

Pete Gleadall August 13, 2019