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Category: Corporate Clothing

Should You Enforce a Staff Uniform Policy?

20 Aug 2019
Millions of employees in the UK are required to wear staff uniforms, often to promote professionalism and portray a consistent brand image of the company. But is a uniform policy always necessary? Find out the pros and cons of implementing a dress code, decide if it’s right for your company — and read our top tips on how to write a staff uniform policy that will boost your business and employee engagement.

Find The Best Workwear Suppliers with Our Ultimate Checklist

06 Aug 2019
There are hundreds of workwear suppliers to choose from and finding the right one can seem overwhelming. How do you decide which one is right for you? We’ve put together a handy checklist of our top 10 “must-have” features of great workwear suppliers to help you get started.

5 Things to Consider When Designing a Company Uniform

25 Jul 2019
Delta Airlines recently hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons when staff started complaining that the airline’s newly launched uniforms were causing them unpleasant skin conditions. This story has been running for a year and is still receiving regular attention from the media. So how can you avoid a poor employee experience and negative press and attract only positive results from your company uniform design?

How to Choose Hospitality & Catering Uniform

01 Jul 2019

The hospitality industry provides millions of jobs with a diverse range of roles. Staff uniform is key to keeping employees safe, comfortable and confident, while creating great first impressions and a positive guest experience. This guide highlights the importance of uniform in this industry and offers advice on making the right choices.

The History of Corporate Uniforms

29 May 2019
The concept of uniform originated centuries ago as a way to create identity and unity between individuals that belonged to certain institutions. Today, companies all over the world have a strong brand representation through their corporate uniform design. Company goals, the availability of fabrics, fashions and other influences of different eras have all impacted uniforms over the years.

Why a Work Uniforms Policy Is Vital for UK Businesses

14 May 2019
Jessica Anderson is a nurse who hit the headlines recently because she was initially denied a new Guinness World Record (GWR) for a nurse running the London marathon due to her choice of uniform. The decision has since been overturned and the GWR admitted that their policy was outdated. This news story highlights the importance of having a fair and up-to-date uniform policy. We discuss who needs a uniform policy, why it’s important and what to include.

The Importance of Branded Clothing for Charities

15 Apr 2019

Successful charities know the importance of establishing a brand and engaging their people and supporters, in order to achieve the great things they're striving for. Branded clothing and uniform play an essential part, by combining the power of the charity's brand with the human touch, to inspire trust, drive engagement, assist with fundraising and boost loyalty.

10 Steps to Choosing the Perfect Bespoke Company Uniform

14 Mar 2019

Bespoke corporate clothing is great option for larger organisations who are looking for a truly unique uniform. In this article, we explore the pros and cons of opting for bespoke uniform, and how to design and plan your uniform in our clear step-by-step guide.

How Ethical and Sustainable is Your Workwear?

28 Feb 2019

Those responsible for purchasing the corporate uniform and workwear in your organisation have a duty to take care of those wearing it by providing quality garments that are comfortable, durable and fit for purpose. But there are also other responsibilities; to those that manufacture the clothing and to the environment.

How to Choose Uniform for Security Staff

15 Feb 2019

Those working in a security role are there to protect visitors, customers and staff or for the secure handling and transportation of cash and valuables. This means they’re automatically in an authoritative and high-risk position and should be dressed and protected accordingly.