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Workwear & Uniform

  • Creating Branded Workwear With Your Company Logo

    Here is an outline and "How To" guide to creating branded workwear and uniform with your company logo and other features (which also includes advice on items, colours and customisation techniques). We have broken this 'how to choose workwear guide' into four simple steps. They're listed here and if you...
  • Working in the Rain - Regulations You Need to Know About

    The British weather is famous for its rain, meaning that those exposed to the elements are at risk of getting wet. Most people work inside, but what about those who work outside? Are there any specific ‘working in the rain’ regulations? What are an employers’ responsibilities when employees are working in wet weather? Do...
  • Staff Uniform: Policy Guidelines For Employers

    Don't get caught out when providing your staff with work uniform. There are policy guidelines that you should follow relating to reporting, National Insurance and tax to avoid contravening any government regulations. PLEASE NOTE: This article is for informational purposes only. This article is not Tax advice, nor are your tax...
  • Workwear Uniforms vs Casual Dress Codes? Which is best for your business?

    Wondering about implementing a new workwear uniform policy into your business? Or simply just thinking about changing your current one? This article outlines the benefits and drawbacks of kitting your team out in uniforms or introducing a casual dress code. See which one works for you. Specific Workwear Uniforms A...
  • Why Employee Complaints Are Actually A Good Thing

    "This process is inefficient" one employee might say. Another might complain, "I can't get anything done in the office when the music is blasting." A third might say, "I didn't like how this manager handled my complaint." Another employee might declare, "My workwear is uncomfortable and doesn't suit me... I...
  • 5 Reasons Your Office Uniform Policy Isn't Taken Seriously

    Do you have that one employee who shows up to work in a torn uniform most days or forgets their company bespoke branded polo once a week? You may have another employee who wears wholly inappropriate shorts with their company branded t-shirt, even though they are supposed to wear a...
  • Should I opt for a Raglan Sleeve or a Set-In Sleeve?

    There are 2 main types of sleeve used on upper body garments: Set-In and Raglan. You'll find both styles on garments such as T-Shirts, Polos and Sweat Shirts. You may be wondering what the difference is between Raglan and Set-In, and trying to decide which one is right for you...
  • How to Keep Your Staff Safe When Working in the Sun

    High temperatures and blistering sunshine can pose a great danger for your employees working in the sun. It is important that you understand the following risks and how you can keep your team as safe as possible at work: Change the Work ScheduleTake Regular BreaksBe Aware of the EnvironmentProvide PPE...
  • PPE You Need to Keep Cool in Summer

    English summers are getting hotter each year making it difficult to keep cool in summer. This creates an increase in dangers to your outdoor workers. Even on overcast days, the sun can still cause burns and thermal discomfort. It is not only the weather that can make your workers feel...
  • Skin Cancer and Outdoor Work: Do You Know the Risks?

    Sun exposure causes most skin cancer. The exposure may be long term or short term - where there are periods of intense sun exposure, causing burns. UV light in sunlight damages the DNA in the skin cells, and over time, this damage can lead to skin cancer. If your employees...
  • Can You Recognise and Treat Heat Stress at Work?

    Heat stress is a major threat to many workers, especially those who work outside in the summer months. But do not forget that heat stress at work is a threat all year round. Those who work in factories and bakeries are vulnerable to heat-related illnesses, no matter what the season...
  • What are the Key Benefits of Screen Printing Your Workwear?

    The benefits of screen printing workwear over other decorative techniques are numerous; that is why it is such a popular means of branding clothing, uniforms and workwear items. Below are the 7 key benefits of the screen printing technique. A Clean LookColour ControlSharp Details & ContrastsLightweight AdditionVersatile Use & ConsistencyDynamic...
  • Should I Invest In Driver Company Uniforms? 8 Benefits To Consider

    From a company polo shirt to a branded coverall suit, it is important to consider these benefits when investing in a driver uniform for your company. Brand RecognitionBrand PromotionPR OpportunityConsistent PresentationDurable Reliability for DriversTeam BuildingBoosts MoraleStaff Retention 1. Brand Recognition Can you think of an iconic uniform? If you need...
  • Why are Cardigans Great for Office Staff?

    Introducing cardigans for office staff to your workwear is a brilliant way to bridge the gap between employees wearing their own clothes and the business gaining the benefits of a uniform. You may wonder why this is the case, read on to find out. How Can Cardigans Help Brand PromotionWhy Staff...
  • Workwear Items Your Event Staff Need

    Event staff wear uniforms for several reasons. Some of these reasons are that it helps the team look professional, stand out from crowds, and increase brand awareness when customised. Here are four workwear items your event staff need: Hi Vis Vests and Jackets GlovesBootsBranded Polos, Hoodies, and Fleeces 1. Hi...
  • Is Customised Workwear Worth It?

    Printed or embroidered workwear benefits your business in many ways. This post outlines various ways customised workwear really is worth it for your business and what your different options are. Image Credit Why Customised Workwear Is Worth It Unity The companies which use uniforms or a range customised workwear items for staff...
  • How To Treat Temp Staff When It Comes To Custom Workwear

    If you understand the wide range of benefits that custom workwear brings to a business, but also have a large turnover of temp staff, here's how to minimise expenditure and treat temporary workers fairly. Why You Should Treat Temp Staff Well When It Comes To Custom Workwear There could be...
  • How Do I Develop Brand Perception Cost Effectively?

    Here is an overview summary of how to develop brand perception cost effectively and how to increase brand awareness, recognition and association to current, future and potential clients. This will help your business grow and succeed. Get A New Message And Live By It Whilst a full company rebrand might be...
  • How to Approach A Dress Code Violation

    That one girl in accounting keeps coming to work with her underwire practically showing and you wonder if she realises. She’s teetering on heels that were made more for a night out than for a day in the office, and then there’s the guy in the IT department with the...
  • 6 Simple Steps To Creating A Staff Uniform Policy That Complies

    When it comes to creating a uniform policy, it's easy to worry about complying with regulation and keeping staff happy in order to avoid any backlashes in morale, productivity or staff retention. For ease, here are our 6 simple steps to creating a staff uniform policy that complies with regulation...
  • Custom Work Clothing At Christmas: A Marketing Opportunity

    If you have browsed previous posts on our blog, you will have seen that there are many benefits to using custom work clothing and branded workwear when creating a brand identity. At Christmas, however, it's a golden chance to stand apart from your competition and create a lasting impression on...
  • How to Develop Respect and Loyalty in the Workplace

    Developing and maintaining high standards of employee respect and loyalty in the workplace is a common struggle that many HR Managers & Business Owners have to contend with all too often. It is easy to identify some issues within the workplace. But we often leave this unaddressed, which can cause...
  • Buying Company Workwear Online - Our Guide To Placing Your Order

    When buying company workwear online, you will understandably have some concerns relating to where to do it, what could go wrong and how it's different to visiting a physical supplier. We've put together this guide to buying company clothing and buying workwear online, so that the whole process can go...
  • How to Advertise Your Company at Business Networking Events

    It's not just excellent service and customer satisfaction that can help your company grow. Networking events can also help with company growth by giving you opportunities to meet new people who can become key contacts, from potential suppliers and distributors to customers. You might even meet a potential investor or...
  • Kitting Out Your Drivers in Spring: Outdoor Workwear Checklist

    Now that the long, cold winter is finally coming to an end, it's time to think about spring workwear for your drivers. Just because your drivers aren't as exposed to the elements as outdoor workers are doesn't mean their workwear is any less of a priority. Drivers often work long...
  • Is Screen Printing the Correct Technique to Promote Your Company?

    Screen Printing creates a professional and clean result however this design technique may not be suitable for your business. Before choosing Screen Print to customise your garments, you need to consider how your design will look and if it is suitable for your work environment. What is Screen Printing?What Garments...
  • How to Weatherproof Your Outdoor Event

    If you are organising your own outdoor event, you know that its success can depend on the weather. It is even harder when you are planning it in spring. This unpredictable season can give us all a glimmer of hope that the frosty conditions are behind us. Then, minutes later...
  • How Often Should I Replace Staff Uniform?

    The length of time a staff uniform lasts before needing replacement will vary widely depending on the industry or sector - but wearing out is not the only consideration for change - perhaps you are having a rebrand of your business. Typically, roles within manual industries with a uniform policy...
  • Coveralls vs Overalls: What's the Difference?

    Coveralls vs Overalls: What is the Difference? There is a common misconception that the only difference is regional: a British word versus an American one, but there ARE true definitions: What are overalls? - trousers with a bib, holder, and loose straps for use over your normal clothes - they...
  • How to Find the Right Equipment for Show and Event Security

    No matter how big or small, if you’re holding an event or show, then you’ll need to consider security. The health and safety of staff and visitors is your responsibility so you’ll have to take important steps to keep everyone protected, like installing security equipment.   Here are some of...
  • Neutral Or Bold? 1 Simple Way To Pick Your Company Workwear Colour

    With a little reliance on science and a heavy dose of logic, here is how to choose your company workwear colour in one simple way. Use these two questions to decide on the best colour uniform for your business: Neutral or Bold?   Q. Does Your Business Use A Bold Colour As...
  • How Company Uniforms Improve Teamwork And Increase Brand Awareness

    If you want to improve teamwork and increase brand awareness, a new company uniform will help. This post outlines why in one easy 2 minute read. How Company Uniforms Improve Teamwork The principle of how company uniform or branded clothing helps to improve teamwork hinges visual cues. There's an old...
  • What To Avoid When Choosing Company Uniforms

    We've put together the following list of what to avoid when choosing company uniforms to ensure you get the most from your budget. Image Credit Choosing company uniform is a major decision in any business and getting it right is a huge priority. With the increasing difficulty of getting approval and budget...
  • Corporate Branded Clothing For A Company Event? 10 Tips For Budget Sign-Off

    If the powers that be think that Corporate Branded Clothing is a needless expense and you need tips to get budget sign-off, try these 10 top tips. Some are points you can make and some are things you should do to help your cause, but read more to see the...
  • How To Get Real Value For Money Out Of Printed Workwear

    If you aren't careful, printed workwear can be an unnecessarily expensive way of customising clothing - but if you choose the right print technique, it's easy to get real value for money.  Image Credit If you're ready to commence a printing run on your next workwear order, make sure you've considered...
  • Are You Missing Out On Branded Workwear?

    Some of the biggest companies in the world, such as Amazon and McDonald’s, all have a branded uniform which makes them recognisable. If you want the public to recognise your company, ditch the plain workwear for branded clothing and stay ahead of the competition.  By developing or purchasing a well-designed...
  • The Law & Company Uniforms When It Comes To Religion

    We are in a respectful, multicultural and non-discriminatory age. Everyone is expected to be kinder to each other, and those that refuse to be, are taken to task by the law. This is no bad thing - we are moving towards a better world with a brighter future - but...
  • We've Changed The Way We're Packing Orders - Here's Why It's Important

    Packaging waste in the UK is a major cause for concern. That's why, here at Xamax, we have decided it's time to put an end to this and it's time for a change. We are going from bagging each individual item to using a single box liner bag. Our new...
  • How To Refresh Your Uniform Policy in 7 Easy Steps

    So you implemented a staff uniform policy a little while ago and are considering updating it. You want to make sure your employees look their best and feel their best when they're at work but you've either outgrown your policy or your dress code just doesn't sit right. So, whether...
  • Workwear Supplier Vs. Sourcing Solo: Which Is More Cost Effective?

    When it comes to buying workwear, you'll understandably have concerns about where to buy from. After just a few minutes of research, you'll have found there are two main options: going through a workwear supplier or organising everything yourself. To make a decision, you'll likely choose price as the determining...
  • Increase Your Sales by Branding Your Construction Site

    Your construction site is the prime setting to go all-out and make your brand recognisable whilst following construction site regulations. It might not be as simple as placing vinyls and ads in shop windows, but there are plenty of ways of branding a construction site to increase sales. Although customisation...
  • What's The Law On Company Dress Codes?

    In short, all people who work at your company must be treated equally in terms of dress codes. That covers differences in gender, physical attributes, age, religion and anything else covered under the Equality Act 2010. Read on for further explanation on the law on company dress codes. Image Credit...
  • How Embroidered & Printed Workwear Bundles Save Time And Money

    When making your first uniform order, it is common to think your budget will not allow you to gain a good quality uniform for your staff. Also, another common worry is ordering the wrong quantity of sizes. Many companies forget about customised workwear and miss out on the benefits that...
  • The Benefits Of Having A Solid Workwear Policy

    Whilst some policy choices in the UK have recently been brought into question for seeming archaic and sexist, the decision to create or review your current workwear policy could well have landed on your desk. Whether a note from your manager or something you feel really needs to be looked at...
  • Your Workwear Supplier Should Ask You These Questions Before You Order

    Companies can feel disappointed if the workwear they have ordered is not what they expected. Often, this is the fault of the workwear supply company, not the personnel manager who ordered. This means your workwear supplier did not ask the right questions. It is important to let your supplier understand...
  • Staff Uniform Policy: Where Do I Start?!

    You may be responsible for developing and maintaining HR processes, hiring new staff or are in a role where understanding employee needs at a high-level are essential. If you work in HR or personnel, you may have considered developing a staff uniform policy for your organisation at some point - but...
  • Why Are Thermals Beneficial? A Guide To Buying Base Layers

    Who needs thermal base layers when you can just add an extra jumper? If you notice an increase in sick days from your workforce, your employees may be unknowingly causing their own colds and illnesses by adding on those extra layers in the winter months. Extra Layers Causing Colds and Flu...
  • Embroidered vs Printed Branding on Company Workwear - How To Decide

    There are a lot of complicating factors when choosing between embroidery vs printed branding techniques on your company workwear. If you give this careful consideration, you will create a superior quality finish to your uniform (with our help, of course) without wasting any of your budget. Learn The Differences Between...
  • Which is More Expensive, Embroidered Uniforms or Printed Workwear?

    You are at the stage where you are looking to introduce a uniform or update your current one. However, there is the age-old question. Should you choose printing or embroidery? The argument swings both ways and is influenced by your budget, the use of the workwear, and even the uniform...
  • The 5 Most Creative Uses For Embroidered Overalls

    Embroidered overalls. To some they’re a necessity, but to others they’re a “nice to have” item for which “we just don’t have the budget”. However, what if we said there was more to embroidered overalls than just everyday uniform? Interested? Read on. Image Credit The common view of embroidered overalls...

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