The Nameplate and Masthead _ You must have a nameplate including the name of your publication and the date it is published. You should have a masthead too. Both nameplate and masthead are necessary. Your masthead lets people know the name of the author if your newsletter is personal or it says contact information if it's a company newsletter.
Templates save you money: If you use a royalty_free template, it likely costs less than hiring someone to create a custom graphics package for you. You could easily spend hundreds (or possibly thousands) of pounds on a custom motion graphics opening, for example, whereas you can frequently purchase a royalty_free template for under £200. Of course, the royalty_free template isn't as unique as a totally custom template, but it definitely costs less, and you could always customize the royalty_free template to make it more unique for you.