Appointment of new Training and Development Manager
Michela Deegan recently joined Johnsons Apparelmaster in the role of Training and Development Manager. Managing Director Peter Egan believes that Michela’s extensive experience of running her own learning and development consultancy, working with leading clients in the manufacturing, professional services and retail sectors, "will be a key pillar in supporting the company with its ambitions for continued business growth."Read more
Johnsons Apparelmaster launches new direct order catalogue
Johnsons Apparelmaster’s first buy-direct, bespoke Leisurewear catalogue was launched at the end of September. The print and online resource enables existing and first-time customers to benefit from the same high quality garments the business is renowned for, at a lower cost through direct order.Read more
7 reasons why you should wear branded workwear
Think branded workwear is an unnecessary expense, or just for the corporate giants?
You might be surprised to know how cost-effective branded workwear can be, whether you’re a local team of 2 or you’ve a workforce of 500.
But it’s not all about cost; branded workwear can add real value to your business, in ways you might not have considered before.
So, what could your business stand to gain?Read more
Why use a fully managed workwear service?
When it comes to managing your workwear, finding the right level of service to meet your needs isn’t always easy.
In fact, we often find businesses aren’t aware of the full range and flexibility of workwear options available and as a result, don’t take advantage of some of the benefits open to them.
So, to make things easier, we’ve put together a set of common questions and concerns that we get commonly asked, so you don’t have to...Read more
A 6-step guide to keeping tabs on your workwear
It’s a recurring theme - workwear gone astray, leading to additional costs and the ramifications of replacing each item. If it happens multiple times you may find yourself dealing with significantly depleted stocks. Lose your protective clothing, and health and safety compliance is put at risk.
If you’ve experienced it before, it’s easy to assume that lost garments are just part and parcel of the laundering process – but when it impacts on productivity and slows the whole process down, it becomes an issue with real consequences.
Though common, it’s easy to avoid. At Johnsons Apparelmaster we’ve put specific measures in place to reduce the risk of garments going missing, minimising the impact on your business.Read more
Are you proud of the way your staff look?
Historically, workwear was designed for durability and safety in the workplace. In the 1970’s the trend was towards disposable, paper and plastic overalls to protect workers’ everyday clothes and keep people safe. But let’s be honest, they didn’t look great!
Things have moved on a lot since then and rather than issuing workwear to simply protect workers from moving parts, oil, dirt and cross contamination, effectively treating it as a ‘tool’, companies are now more focused on style and image.
Corporate workwear has evolved to encompass fashion, corporate colour schemes, more attractive yet resilient fabrics and a desire for improved standards of hygiene, increasing demand for a commercial rental service in the process.Read more
Workwear - rent or buy?
Which option puts you more in control of hygiene standards – buying your own workwear outright or renting it over a period of time?
It’s a topic of discussion we have with companies thinking of switching to a rental service – which is the best option
for their business? Let’s take a look.
First of all, what’s the difference?Read more