About us

Welcome to BusinessGiftUK.com. We hope that you will enjoy browsing our site, which is packed full of our best selling products from a vast range of promotional items that we are able to supply.

Established in advertising and promotional gifts since 1985. We are an experienced, family team, helping clients make a memorable impression on their prospects and customers. From a database of over 80,000 products we can recommend relevant, practical and cost effective promotional incentive solutions.


Making Your Business Memorable

We aim to be an appropriate, relevant and informative source of business gifts, promotional items, fund raisers and incentives. We help our clients achieve their marketing goals, in an ethical, cost-effective, professional and environmentally friendly manner.

We pride ourselves on being punctual, accurate and always offer great value prices. With our friendly approach, we aim to create a high standard of customer care. Our experienced team offer the easiest, fastest and least expensive way to buy promotional products to show off your brand in the best possible fashion.


Steve Ward
Steve WardManaging Director
Steve grew up in Aughton, near Ormskirk in Lancashire and was educated at Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby. His first job was in Insurance in Liverpool, before moving into advertising with firstly local newspapers and then the Yellow Pages. He and wife Ann started Ad-Options in 1985 to sell both advertising in BT payphone kiosks and promotional gifts. The company started trading on the 1st June 1985 and their first son Adrian was born 2 days later! Steve enjoys networking on the golf course if anyone facies a game?
Ben Ward
Ben Ward General manager
Ben is Ann and Steve’s younger son and started working in the business by assembling key rings, for pocket money, as a schoolboy. This later developed into holiday jobs and gap year employment before leaving home to study Business at Liverpool University. After successful graduation Ben did 4 years, and gained 3 promotions, with the Halifax Bank before returning to the family firm. He lives with wife Faye and young daughter Harriet and is now taking more responsibility for the day to day running of the company as his parents approach retirement.
Nicola Derbyshire
Nicola DerbyshireSales Manager
Nicola is in her 20th year with the company. She started as a part-time sales assistant gaining experience all types of promotional products and print. From around 2009 she became the expert in key rings sales, particularly the popular Ad Loop keyrings. She quickly became known as the Loop Queen and has helped to train and mentor several new staff and apprentices over the years. Nicola has excellent rapport with many regular clients. She has two children and lives locally with partner Mark, cats Betsy and Fern and a rescue dog Jim.


Check out some of the things our customers have been kind enough say about us recently…

Tracey Thomson, Ecosse Signs Ltd April 2023

Thank you so much for the prompt delivery of the Market Shopper bags.

We are very happy with them. Thank you for all of your help.

Sue Swire, Community & Events FundraiserBaby Beat  March 2023

Yes, thank you banners, flags, post its, key fobs all received and look great 😊

Thank you

Yakub Ibrahim, M.D., Silverline Taxis (Blackburn) Ltd – Customer since 1985 – March 2023

Thank you very much for going the extra mile sir … you’ve always been the same !!

Almost an end of an era for business relationship but like to think we go beyond that.

Thanks again & see you soon mate

Janet Dalton, Sporting Memories Foundation  December 2022

The calendars are very good – I’m sure they will be very well received by our members on Monday morning (they are a surprise gift for everyone).

Thank you for all the work you put into their production and for your patience to in producing the end result.

Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

Christine Davey, Trenace Cottages Newquay August 2022

That is great and very quick. Thank you for all your help with this.


Karen Livesey, CSE Awareness  November 2021

Many thanks Steve, I sincerely appreciate the work on the pens.

Kind regards, Karen

Libby Blackwell, Marriott Worsley Park Hotel & Country Club  November 2021

I am pleased to advise we have received the items which is great and they look brilliant!
Thank you so much for a quick turnaround for us 😊

Thanks again for all your support and I look forward to making my next order with you soon!

Many thanks, Libby

Sarah Wood, Freedom Chocolate October 2021

Hi Steve, thanks for this. All paid. Labels look great on our first hot chocolate order!

Liz Hall, Liz Henson Photography October 2021

The pencils look fab, now to keep my daughter out of the box or else I’ll have none left!!

Thanks, Liz

John Davis, Time for Truth! October 2021

Thanks so much for the arrival of my 50 clocks today, they are excellent quality and packaged really well too.

I’m really pleased with the service you have given ‘top dollar’, and would certainly recommend you to everyone.

I shall be back soon to purchase another 50 I hope. We have sold 20 already.

Thanks for all your help and support.

Warmest Regards

Katharine Leaman, Leaman Crellin Limited  September 2021

The notebook and pen sets you supplied have been really popular with my clients, I’ve had some lovely comments “really good writer” “perfect size notebook”. I would like to place an order for a further 100 please – exactly as before.

Dan Hill, Rosemere Cancer Foundation  June 2021

I just wanted to let you know we received the Ribblesdale mugs yesterday and they look great. Thank you for sourcing and supplying them for us. We’ll be doing some social media coverage on them in the near future.

Henry Wong, Heliographic  June 2021

Thanks for the excellent service as per usual. Take care, stay safe, will be in touch if anything else crops up.

Alex Pickup, Prometheus Group Services Ltd  May 2021

Really appreciate what you’ve been able to do for us (Urgent USB memory sticks), Kind regards

Sarah Walmesly, Selling Sells on Google My Business – 5 STARS  April 2021

Steve and Ben have fantastic insight as to what would be the best giveaways for your business, or even which branded products you should have in your office! Professional, fast, excellent value for money, give them a shout and see what they can do for you.

Tony McGrail, Wallwork Opticians  March 2021

Good Morning Steve, Lens sprays arrived this morning and they look great !
Thanks again and see you soon.

Lisa Edge, GB Shared Ltd  February 2021

Hi gents, A big thank you for my order of power banks which arrived safely – love them!
Lisa (& lots of happy members)!

Neil J Grime M.C.I.P.S, NJG Purchasing Services Limited  February 2021

Many thanks for the video (AniVid), which is great. I will definitely put that to some good use. Kind Regards

Julie Lavery, Director – Orb Rope Access LTD  January 2021

I just wanted to drop you a quick email to say the keyrings arrived yesterday, and we are delighted with them. I know it was a challenge getting the logo right and all the wording on that we wanted. You’ve done a great job.
Thank you very much.

John Maloney, Waterworx  January 2021

Thanks very much Steve looks great. (AniVid logo animation). Best wishes, John

Louise Hendy, Kingsley Asset Finance   December 2020

Hi Ben, The calendars have just arrived! That was very quick and they look great. Thank you for the speedy service! Have a lovely Christmas!

Jackie, Jacquisara’s Photography  September 2020

Thank you doing for such a great job of the business cards. I’m very happy with them.

Richard Taylor, Taylors Estates  August 2020

Hi Steve, Umbrellas have arrived today, they are very good quality, feel very sturdy and look great. Thanks

Louise Bache, Heartbeat  July 2020

Hi Steve and Ben, We absolutely love these (facemasks), thank you

Rosalyn Collins, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity  July 2020

Good afternoon Steve. Thank you, the new lanyards have arrived and they are brilliant, just what we wanted.

Danielle, In The Zone Ltd  June 2020

Hi Steve, I hope you’re keeping well? The pens are great thank you, our visitors love them!

Patrick Walsh, PW Lifeshields  April 2020

Hi Steve many thanks that has helped me so much, thank you (Keyrings)

Dee Darcy, Utter Creatives  March 2020 – on LinkedIn

It really is the little things in life 😍 My branded pencils have arrived – many thanks to Stephen Ward I love them!
#freelancegraphicdesigner #branddesigner #freelancedesigner #designproject #logodesign #graphicdesigner

Gemma Edmondson, ADI TV  February 2020

Thanks Nicola, yes the Liberty notebooks have arrived and look great thanks

Sheila Kennard, St Catherines Hospice  December 2019

Hi Nicola, They (Contour pens) have just arrived this afternoon. Thank you they look great.
All the best for Christmas and The New Year. Sheila

Daniel Agnew, Holker IT  December 2019

Hi Steve, Thanks, all received this morning (phone charger gift sets) and look great. Thanks Dan

Lesley Raven, Leyland St. Mary’s R.C. Church  November 2019

I am chasing my tail but I meant to send a big thank you. It is fab (Outdoor banner) and already up!! Many thanks Lesley

Dave Lee, Hustwood Hall  October 2019

Postcards have just arrived and they look great…. thank you. I’ll post something on social media later.

Kindest regards, David

Natalie Kelly, Crowe Morgan  August 2019

The lanyards and card holders arrived today. The lanyards are just what we wanted 😊

As always, thank you very much for all your help and I’m sure we will be in touch for more when they run out!

Angela Singleton, 828 Law July 2019

If you need any products for a show BusinessGiftUK are amazing. Great service, great team and great products. Even a fab cuppa too.

Sharon Froggatt, Cares July 2019

Many thanks for this it (AniVid Video) looks great and really happy to have this for our social media.

Angela Singleton, 828 Law Ltd June 2019

Fantastic service from BusinessGiftUK and great quality products too.

Jacob Goggins, North West Skills Academy June 2019

Hi Ben, cheers for everything, just wanted to write to say the products are top class.

Philip O Reilly, Money Trees (MPT) Ltd, t/a PropertyCRM  June 2019

Nicola. Mouse mats arrived, just now. Many thanks. Lovely quality. Really appreciate the excellent service.
Kind regards, Philip

Darryl Cartwright (on Twitter), Lostock Hall JFC  June 2019

..really pleased with the new #LHJFC roller banner from @BusinessGiftUK. Thanks for your help Ben and the team!

Great, friendly and efficient service as always!

Michelle Kinney, Leyland Physiotherapy  May 2019

Just wanted to say thank you very much for your excellent service and product ! Love them (Starman Soft Ballpen)… …and so did the shout group!

Neil Needham, Two Rivers Cattery  May 2019

The postcards arrived and look 👀 fantastic!!!! Thanks for all your help and prompt service. All we need to do is post them….

Katie Prevett, VP Motor Cycles  May 2019

-recommends Ad Loop keyrings on Facebook

Helpful friendly staff, good quality great product we use everyday in our motorcycle business.

Chris Livesey, B.Livesey Ltd  May 2019

Thank you Ben. As usual fantastic service. Regards Chris

Hayley Jackson, St Catherine’s Hospice April 2019

Hi Nicola, I’ve received the bags (Cotton Shopper Bags) and they’re great once again. Thanks very much.

Maureen Lockerbie, Lake Direct  April 2019

Hi Ben, I’ve just taken the banner I ordered out the bag as I’m setting up now!! It looks really good….thanks so much!

Kristen Durose DipPFS, Red Star Wealth Management  March 2019

I have my pens and pencils. I am very pleased with both of them. Many thanks for your help

GEOFF WARBURTON, Wigan Warriors March 2019

I took delivery last week, the books (club crest branded Mole Notebooks) look excellent.

Neel Mitra, Carpe Diem Communication FZE, Dubai February 2019

Dear Ann and Ben, Mousemats received and delivered earlier today. They look great and were well received!

Thanks and Regards, Neel

Niki Coleman, Barnikels Removals & Storage February 2019

Good Morning Ben, Just a quick message to say, we have received the loop keyrings and we are really pleased. Great Service and product and will be in contact again shortly with a further order.

Many thanks and kind regards, Niki

Arabella Ferris, Concierge Claims Management  February 2019

Ahh thank you Steve that is brilliant, I absolutely love it! I think the videos will really take off for you as they are something different which catches peoples eye and they are very professional too!

Kind regards, Arabella

Laura Baird, Accounts Manager, Gregor Fortune  January 2019

Good afternoon Nicola, I just wanted to confirm receipt of our loop keyrings we ordered last week. I also wanted to thank you for the speedy delivery that your company has provided for my order and also your help. It is much appreciated. Kind regards, Laura

Jennifer Harrison, President, TeachMeGIS  January 2019

Hello Nicola, I just wanted to let you know that the mouse mats arrived. Thanks for working with us on this, and figuring out the whole customs issue (I had no clue how to deal with it).
They are exactly what we wanted. We love them!


AMANDA BARRON, Media & Marketing Manager, Digicomm 360  December 2018

Hi Steve, Just wanted to say thank you for the videos, they are great! Thank you for the great service too and quick turnaround times. Best wishes. Amanda

Jayne Raven, Pennine Wealth Solutions  December 2018

Hi Steve, Just to let you know that the notebooks have arrived just now and they are great. Thank you for all your help with getting everything sorted out for me at short notice. Thanks again.

Dave Swanton, @SwannyMediaMan  December 2018

Sorted it (Branded Festive Video)! All working now on Twitter and Facebook. Looks great thanks very much.

Marie Clark, 52M Consulting  November 2018

Thanks for the update and all your help with the order, its brilliant that they (lanyards) are ready so soon.

Kind regards, Marie

Carl Markham, Morton Training Limited  November 2018

Hi Ann

I hope you are well? Just to let you know we are really pleased with the mouse mats. They are great. Much better than we were even expecting.

Thank you for your help. Kind Regards Carl

David Cowburn Funeral Directors  November 2018

Good afternoon Ann, I hope your week is going well. Just received my desk calendars and they are excellent, I’m very happy with them. Thank you and the team for all your work.

Kind regards, David

Liz, Deerpark School   October 2018

Thank you so much Ann; key rings have arrived and they are perfect! Please pass on our thanks to the team for the efficacy of the service. Best wishes

John Codd, Need-A-Cab? Taxis  September 2018

Hi Ann, I just wanted to say thank you very much, We have you on our contact list now, so hopefully we will plan ahead next time and make sure we give you plenty of notice.

Your company has been fantastic, we will recommend you if anyone needs anything in this area.Again thank you. Kind regards

Maureen Lockerbie, Lake Direct  September 2018

Our mugs and notepads arrived today and we are very impressed with them, especially the notepads! They really do look professional and everyone in the office commented on them looking classy.

Thanks very much for all your help and putting everything together so quickly. We will most certainly come back to you with any additional requirements in the future.

Thanks again!

Andreas Bender, voice-design | Werbung, Design & Druck  September 2018

Hello Ben, the mouse mats arrived today and they are perfect! Thank you for the good work!
Kind regards, Andreas * * *

Keith Turner, Stockport Talking Newspaper  August 2018

Hi Nicola. Just to say we received our Ad-loops as promised last week. We are very pleased with them and the service you gave during our ordering. And of course many thanks for the discount for our charity. We have already started the change over from our earlier key fobs. Our memory sticks look more professional, should be easier to handle and last longer. Thank you for your help

Roya Armstrong, Galloways Society for the Blind   August 2018

Hi Ann,  The balloons have come and they are fantastic. Thank you so much for all your help and assistance with this order. We’ll take photos of them in use at the Morecambe Carnival this weekend so you can see them in action!  With best wishes

Mags Potter, Virtual Assistant  August 2018

Hi Ben, Yes the banner arrived on Friday thanks and it’s brilliant. My daughter is so impressed she wants one for her business!! I have all my equipment now and am delighted with all of it – I have been given some really positive comments which I’m chuffed about. Thank you for your help it really is appreciated.

Mandy Cardwell, In The Zone Leyland Ltd   August 2018

Hi Nicola, The bottles are great I’m so pleased with them. Thank you so much!!!!!!!

Nathan Hill, 103.5 Beyond Radio   July 2018

Absolutely amazing! Created such a buzz. I need to get some cards or promotional material of yours… as we had some enquiries about who supplies our gear…

…it’s been great. I love it when people say they’re seeing our logo all over the city!

Stuart Nutter, Speedy Clutch Ltd   July 2018

Ben thanks for the rulers, I forgot to email you last week. We have now received them and I am very happy with the service, many thanks.

Angela Singleton, 828 Law  July 2018

Hi Steve, Notebooks and frisbees arrived. They look fab.

Lesley Gray, C P Walker & Son, Nottingham  July 2018

Thank you for your prompt attention at all times.  You have never let me down.

Matt Lloyd, Sports Development, SRBC  May 2018

Hi Ann, Our Banners have arrived and they’re great!!! Thank you so much for the service, it’s been great!

Chris Mealor Blackpool Vehicle Preservation Group  May 2018

Hi Nicola, just to say fab fab fab, love the pens, got them on Friday. Will let you know how they go down at the weekend.

Alison, Bella and Brave Animal Sanctuary May 2018

Hi Hannah, They arrived today (Loop key rings), and I’ve already advertised them on our Facebook page – and people love them!  Thanks so much!

Martyn Rawlinson May 2018

The caps are great, thanks very much for great service as ever.

Julie, Kidwelly Cottage April 2018

Hello Nicola, The keyrings did arrive safely. We are delighted with them. The logo looks brilliant on them, can’t thank you enough.

Very positive comments already and looks like it’s the right marketing tool. We will be in touch again when we get low.

Dea Parkin, The Crime Writers Association April 2018

Everything has arrived and I’m told is wonderful. Really good. Thank you so much – really helps knowing I can rely on you to deliver the goodies!

Beth Blenkinsop, Double R Arts  March 2018

Hi Steve, The garments were great. The young people loved their hoodies and our staff ones were great as well. Thanks so much.

Mrs Theresa Kerr  March 2018

Many thanks for doing this I very much appreciate it,  I have ordered from you before and find these magnets ideal for the wee gifts I intend,  they have kept me going for a while and I didnt realise I had used them up.

My thanks also to “Hannah”? who spoke to me on phone, ‘a wee star!’ extremely helpful and showed excellent  customer courtesy (which can be all too lacking in places sometimes). Well done

Dawn Norman, DTM Tyres Ltd  February 2018

Key rings arrived. They are perfect, thanks again for a great service.Kindest Regards

Belinda, Woodcraft Car Care, Australia  February 2018

Good morning Nicola, Just a quick note to let you know that our Loop Keyring’s arrived yesterday. They are just as we ordered and we are more than happy with them. Many thanks again.

MATT EASTHAM – NWL Chamber of Commerce  January 2018

Hope you enjoyed your holiday. No problems they’re (Lincoln Notebokks) brilliant thank you very much.

Riaz – Stitch Effect  December 2017

ALSO your pens (custom printed Contour Argent ball pens) are very good “LOVE IT”

Tom – Waitrose  December 2017

Just to confirm the pens have arrived and look fantastic. Thank you so much for the updates and sorting this out for me so quickly. On behalf of Waitrose Banbury we would like to wish you and your team a very Merry Xmas.

Darren – Manchester Metropolitan University  December 2017

As a matter of fact they (sports performance T-shirts) arrived with us this morning! Absolute rapid production. They look really good and exactly what we wanted so thanks for that.

Andy – Milford Supplies  December 2017

I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Business Gift UK to anyone thinking of purchasing promotional items. I would definitely recommend paying a visit to their premises as this is a real eye opener as to what is available or better still, have a chat with Steve to explain your requirements.

Kris – Wigan Warriors  November 2017

Files have arrived. They are superb. Many thanks.

Rachel – Tripler.co.uk  October 2017

Just wanted to say that we received the keyrings and absolutely love them! You made the process very easy and customer service was excellent. Thank you very much and I will be recommending you wherever I can.

Donna – Chorley FM  October 2017

The car stickers and pens arrived on Friday afternoon. We’re very pleased with them! Thanks for all your support!


We’re based in Leyland, Lancashire. Callers welcome by appointment and we will put the kettle on.

For phone enquiries please call 01772 429 111 to speak to a member of our team, e-mail info@businessgiftuk.com, or you can submit a quote enquiry as your browse our site.

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We look forward to helping you and your business.

The BusinessGiftUK.com Team