The high street – Time for change?

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This post talks about the exciting changes taking place on UK high streets.

Freedom Day Delayed

Based on the Government roadmap released in February, the country was hoping that they would be waking up to ‘Freedom Day’ today. Instead, the Prime Minister has stated that more time is needed to combat rising Covid infection rates, driven by the Delta variant. A four-week delay has been suggested before social distancing rules can… Continue reading Freedom Day Delayed

Is it time to refresh your uniform?

Well-made corporate uniforms and workwear help to build better brand experiences, which can lead to more business and sales

Making changes to your company’s uniforms can be a daunting task. There are lots of factors to consider and if done in the right way, opinions to take into account. There are normally three reasons why brands decide to refresh their uniforms, and all are equally important. 1. Brand rejuvenation From time-to-time companies make the… Continue reading Is it time to refresh your uniform?

Style vs Practicality

There are many important factors to consider when choosing a uniform for your employees. Finding the right balance between style and practicality is often swayed by the industry the company is in. Keeping staff members safe must be the top priority, but this does not necessarily mean that style needs to be compromised. How practical… Continue reading Style vs Practicality

The Rise of the Drive-Thru

Is driving-thru, the new eating out? Times are changing in the UK, with high street footfall remaining on the decline and drive-thru restaurants on the increase. Over the past few years, we have seen more and more fast-food restaurants and coffee houses pop-up as drive-thru establishments. Macdonalds, KFC, Burger King and Greggs have already established themselves in this market as… Continue reading The Rise of the Drive-Thru

Our 5 top tips to choosing a uniform

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With half a century of combined experience advising and supplying businesses with staff uniforms and workwear, it’s fair to say we’ve learnt a thing or two. Absolutely nothing beats good planning, so when developing your uniform brief, here are a few things you might want to consider in advance. 1. Make your uniform choices practical… Continue reading Our 5 top tips to choosing a uniform

A shift to alfresco dining and drinking

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With government restrictions easing, many businesses within the hospitality sector are preparing their premises to open outside. On 12th April 2021 businesses will be allowed to open for outdoor eating and drinking. Business owners will be fully aware of the risks of Alfresco dining in the spring but will also be eager to open their… Continue reading A shift to alfresco dining and drinking

Trends in sustainable workwear and merchandise

Organic cotton The process of making conventional cotton clothing is thirsty work. It can take 2,700 litres of water to grow and manufacture a single cotton t-shirt. Times that amount by the number of cotton t-shirts, cotton hoodies, polo shirts and other clothing apparel produced globally and it’s easy to see how water-rich crops contribute… Continue reading Trends in sustainable workwear and merchandise

Ethical clothing to boost your brand

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The drive for businesses to be more sustainable is in full swing. Increasingly, companies of every size and all sectors, from big utility companies to boutique hotels, want their uniforms and promotional clothing to have sustainability credentials that reflect their brand values and aspirations. Brands that demonstrate a commitment to protecting the environment are benefitting… Continue reading Ethical clothing to boost your brand