Corporate dress codes for businesses

Corporate dress codes for businesses

Most places of business, including pubs and clubs, will have some kind of dress code that they expect their employees abide by. As a representative of the company, there will be a stricter expectation on standards of dress, in order to show a more formal appearance. For corporate clothing, UK companies usually expect employees to…

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What should employees wear to work?

What should employees wear to work?

No matter what a person wears to work, whether their occupation is a waiter or waitress or a senior accountant for a large blue chip company, their business wear must presentable, clean and fit for purpose. In general terms for any workplace, the onus is on employees to attire themselves in business wear that indicates…

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Work #uniforms, image and perception

Work #uniforms, image and perception

Whatever forms they may take, corporate uniforms present an image that garners a perception of an employer from both the point of view of employees and those who interact with them. A landscape gardener is obviously going to wear different staff dress from a software engineer who is employed by IT consultancy, but the business…

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How Colour can help your Business Grow

How Colour can help your Business Grow

Business imagery is rich with colour and suggestive symbolism. Different colours and combinations have grown to be associated with various industries. Some of these are very traditional, for instance, the red and white associated with old fashioned barbers (symbolising blood and bone) or the blue associated with the financial service industry. As marketing has developed…

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#colour and corporate #clothing

#colour and corporate #clothing

Human beings are visual animals, so it is unsurprising that our sense of sight is arguably one of the most highly evolved in the animal kingdom. We respond to visual stimuli via light waves from a tiny part of the electromagnetic spectrum which is delimited by Ultraviolet light (0.7 microns) and Infra-red (0.4 microns) wavelengths….

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Industries that really benefit from a work #uniform

Industries that really benefit from a work #uniform

Regardless of the type of business that you run, you are likely to be able to benefit from clear branding for active promotion. There are many ways in which this can be achieved, but a good starting point for this is with the staff that you employ in order to keep your business running smoothly….

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A short #history of the #UK #clothing industry

A short #history of the #UK #clothing industry

As with most enterprises, prior to the 1840s industrial revolution, clothing manufacture was a highly specialised cottage industry. It was a far cry from 2014, where clothing manufacture forms part of a textile and fashion industry which is worth over £20 billion and directly employs over 140,000 people. High fashion was the strict preserve of…

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A global perspective on #clothing

A global perspective on #clothing

In today’s modern world we enjoy a choice of clothing that would have been the envy of the most flamboyant courtiers of the 17th and 18th centuries. Overall the cost of our clothes are getting cheaper, and as such it is easy and affordable for us to follow trends set by the world of fashion…

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How corporate clothing benefits you, and your employees

How corporate clothing benefits you, and your employees

Many business owners have considered whether or not to introduce corporate clothing to their companies. If you have thought about doing this, you may have considered some of the potential benefits. But if you still need convincing, you may want to add the following to your list.   A Feeling of Unity Having staff clothing…

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#fashion #tips for casual fridays

#fashion #tips for casual fridays

Casual Fridays are a welcome day for many employees. However, for others it can mean having to decide what to wear. The definition of appropriate and professional attire can vary from one company to another, but all have one thing in common. The style of work wear on casual Fridays or other times of the…

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