WISE Worksafe Blog

The John Lewis & Waitrose Rebrand Has Been Unveiled

11 Oct 2018
On September 4th 2018 the John Lewis Partnership announced its first rebrand in 18 years. Here at WISE Worksafe we love assisting companies in their rebrand process, and always find it interesting to take a look at how and why large companies undergo these changes.

Top 10 UK Health and Safety Websites

29 Aug 2018
With a huge amount of information and resources regarding workplace health and safety available online, we decided to create a guide to Britain’s top 10 trusted and most useful health and safety websites. Designed so you can easily find the best guidance without wading through search engines for what you need!

Should Charities Provide Uniform For Their Volunteers?

13 Aug 2018
It’s critical that charities continue to inspire and look after their volunteers in order to achieve their ongoing goals. One of the best ways to do this is to provide branded clothing, workwear or protective equipment, even though it is not actually a legal requirement.

How to Select the Right Garment Sizes When Ordering Workwear

20 Jul 2018
Choosing the right sizing for workwear and PPE is essential to providing a comfortable fit and suitable protection. Inaccurate measurements or assumptions about sizing can waste both time and money, so it’s best to get it right first time. Wearing uniform that doesn’t fit correctly affects comfort, functionality, safety, appearance and durability.

Understanding EN343 - Waterproof & Breathable Protective Clothing

19 Jun 2018
When it comes to facing the elements, it’s important that workers have the right level of protection. We’ve put together a complete guide to the EN 343 standard for waterproof and breathable clothing. This explains the requirements and testing methods for workwear and PPE that has been designed for foul weather working conditions.

How to Dispose of Branded Uniform Responsibly

19 Apr 2018

When corporate uniform and workwear garments are no longer suitable and taking up valuable storage space, it's time to consider disposing of them. There are several opportunities to reduce the impact of the waste this creates, so we decided to run through the options which are safest for the environment and for your organisation.

The Power of Uniform Part 4: Employee Engagement

22 Feb 2018

Having already covered how to stand out from the crowd, build brand awareness, strengthen brand perception, and drive customer engagement, this fourth and final instalment in our series on ‘The Power of Uniform’ explores how your corporate uniform can boost employee engagement.

The Power of Uniform Part 3: Customer Engagement

11 Dec 2017

Having explored how to stand out from the crowd, build brand awareness and strengthen brand perception, this third instalment in our series on ‘The Power of Uniform’ explores how your corporate uniform can drive customer engagement.

As mentioned in our previous article, driving customer engagement through your people is more important than ever, with the explosion in digital, online and automated consumer interaction. 

The Power of Uniform Part 2: Brand Awareness and Perception

21 Nov 2017

Building a strong brand is one of the core goals of most organisations. Following on from part 1 of our 'Power of Uniform' series, we consider how to build brand awareness and improve brand perception through uniform. We break down the definitions of these branding measures, and share insights on how other brands benefit from strategically designed uniform.

 

The Power of Uniform Part 1: Standing Out From the Crowd

30 Oct 2017
Uniforms are at the heart of some of Britain’s most iconic brands. Take Royal Mail, Virgin Atlantic and Sainsbury’s as prime examples. It’s likely that one of the first things you visualise when you think of those companies is their uniformed staff.