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Case study: Team GB at Rio 2016

August 13, 2017

One year ago we supplied Team GB with two outfits for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Here we take a look back at how we delighted the athletes and helped them to go for gold! What we did We supplied Team GB with two outfits for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – their formalwear plus […]

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Michelle Hughes joins SJ as business development manager

August 10, 2017

  Accrington uniform provider, Simon Jersey, has further strengthened its business development team with the appointment of Michelle Hughes. Michelle, who lives in Cumbria, has joined the company for the second time after working with a number of other businesses in the uniform industry. She brings with her more than 15 years’ experience delivering tailor-made […]

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Using colour: Secrets from Starbucks

July 31, 2017

Last week, Starbucks revealed why you sometimes see its Baristas wearing different coloured aprons. They’re famous for their green aprons, but intriguingly sometimes you see one person in a different colour. And it’s not at random, there are lots of reasons Starbucks does this. Firstly, they use different colours as a way to single out […]

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Intrepid trio cycle 171-miles in a day for school pupils

July 19, 2017

Three brave fundraisers from Accrington uniform company, Simon Jersey, are enjoying a well-deserved rest after cycling 171-miles in just one day. Kiel James, Jonathan Whittaker and Oliver Cooper raised more than £800 cycling from Leicestershire to North Yorkshire in aid of the David Ross Educational Trust (DRET). The Trust operates 33 primary and secondary academies, […]

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Stanley House gets smart new look with Simon Jersey

June 14, 2017

The front of house, meetings and events departments at Stanley House Hotel, Mellor, have had a makeover from Simon Jersey in keeping with the hotel’s reputation for luxury and quality. The staff are now wearing a uniform that includes our top of the range navy Qualitas suiting. This is paired with our Prestige 100% cotton […]

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Simon Jersey uniforms available to NHS teams

June 5, 2017

  We’re thrilled to continue supplying NHS trusts after being awarded a place on the new Supply Chain Textiles Framework Agreement. This means that primary and secondary care teams can order from our extensive NHS selection at low prices with no commitment to stock levels. All of our uniforms, whether for medical or clerical staff, are designed to […]

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Prime Minister Theresa May visits Simon Jersey

May 31, 2017

Yesterday we were pleased to host Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to East Lancashire as part of her general election campaign. She was supporting local Hyndburn candidate Kevin Horkin, and in the region to discuss the future of manufacturing post-Brexit. During the visit Mrs May promised an industrial sector review and a UK prosperities plan that […]

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How to choose uniforms for waiters

May 12, 2017

We all know that how we look has a big impact on how we feel. It’s important that customer facing staff such as waiters and waitresses have a uniform they enjoy wearing. They’re the ambassadors for your brand, so making them feel their best will motivate them to keep customers coming back. A good uniform […]

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New head of supply chain for Simon Jersey

April 19, 2017

We’ve further strengthened our senior team with the appointment of Oliver Cooper as head of supply chain. Oliver is responsible for the end-to-end supply chain from the production of all our uniforms through to fulfilment from our warehouse. His role will also include working with all of Simon Jersey’s suppliers to ensure that our CSR code of standards around […]

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Workwear style – Dress like an athlete!

April 11, 2017

Dress like an athlete with our workwear staples We’re lucky enough to be Team GB’s supplier of formalwear, providing the suits athletes wear for important events. Now you can dress like Jess Ennis or Katherine Grainger with our separates inspired by our designs for the athletes. New this year is this incredibly easy to wear wrap […]

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New uniform ideas in our 2017 catalogue!

April 3, 2017

If you’re on our mailing list keep a look out over the next few days for our brand-new catalogue. This year’s catalogue is packed full of new uniform ideas, and the great news is that we’ve worked hard to freeze or reduce the prices on the majority of our range! We have added 115 new […]

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Hospitality uniform trend – Denim aprons

March 31, 2017

If there’s one key trend in hospitality right now it’s denim. It is a modern classic and perfect for hospitality uniforms because it is fashionable yet comfortable and extremely hard wearing. To help hotel, bar and restaurant teams achieve the look we have launched this brand-new range of blue denim aprons. In hospitality the way your […]

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Win! Tickets to see Britain’s Best Gymnasts in action & meet Beth Tweddle!

March 10, 2017

How would you like the chance to see Britain’s top gymnasts in action – and meet gymnastics legend Beth Tweddle?! As one of Team GB’s official suppliers we have two fantastic prizes to give away. You could win a ticket for a family of four to the British Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool on Sunday 26th March, […]

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New beauty salonwear looks – Linen blend tunic

March 3, 2017

Our beauty customers asked and we heard you! We’ve introduced a brand new linen blend tunic to help you stay cool in the salon. We know that some of our customers prefer to wear cotton-feel tunics in the salon or spa. That’s why we’ve taken the time to research the very best fabrics for use […]

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New beauty salonwear looks – Ruffle tunic

February 28, 2017

We have launched our latest salonwear range for beauty therapists and hair salons! Our latest range includes the styles, shapes and colours that will update your work wardrobe for this season. The new collection includes key pieces such as our side ruffle tunic. If there’s one key fashion trend for this season it’s the ruffle. We’ve […]

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Supplying Team GB for PyeongChang 2018!

February 9, 2017

With one year to go until the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics we’ve announced that we’re once again set to supply Team GB! We’ll be giving the athletes suits for formal events at the Olympic Games in South Korea and in the UK. Designs are now well-underway and will be revealed later this year. Read the […]

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New look for hospice staff after uniform donation

January 26, 2017

The nursing team at Rossendale Hospice have been given a fresh new look for 2017 after a uniform donation from Simon Jersey. The hospice appealed for help replacing their uniforms after hearing about how the company supplied Team GB for last summer’s Olympic Games. Many of our staff live near Rossendale and know about the […]

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New customer services manager for Simon Jersey

January 10, 2017

Uniform design company Simon Jersey has appointed a customer services manager to look after both catalogue and key account customers. Simon Woods has joined to maintain high quality communication and establish the company as the industry leader for customer service. He has implemented new processes to ensure customer queries are answered first time and will […]

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Uniform styling: How to wear the colour of the season

November 28, 2016

Have you seen our latest Cassis salon uniform collection? Our fabulous fashion stylist, Oriella Paganuzzi, talks trends, beauty workwear and embracing colour… “One of the most exciting challenges about styling a brand new collection is bringing in the latest colour trends. This season it’s all about plum, reflecting the rich jewel tones seen from catwalk to […]

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We support radio DJ’s Children in Need Challenge

November 15, 2016

We’re helping BBC Radio Lancashire DJ Graham Liver battle the elements as he treks 100 miles for Children in Need – pulling a four-poster bed! Graham, who presents the station’s daily Breakfast Show, has taken on the challenge to walk from Pudsey in Yorkshire to Bare in Lancashire – all while pulling a specially commissioned bed. To […]

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1 in 5 Brits will refuse to leave a tip if you look scruffy – Why it’s so important to make the right workwear choices

November 11, 2016

Tipping has always been a grey area in the UK, and the “unwritten rules” that many people follow are very much open to interpretation. Simon Jersey’s research shows that the way in which a person dresses can have a major bearing on whether or not they receive a tip from a customer. As our infographic […]

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Making the most of your new uniform

November 7, 2016

Ensuring that your uniform lasts for a long time is good for your pocket and good for the environment. But what’s the best way to make sure you get the most amount of wears from your workwear? We’ve created the following guide to help you care for your new uniform… 1. Wash at 30 – Whether […]

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Dress Your Team For A Successful Festive Season

October 24, 2016

We’re sure that you’ve been busy taking bookings for months, but have you considered your team’s uniform for this Christmas? The festive season is the time when customer expectations are at their highest. They’re ready to enjoy a long-awaited meal or overnight stay with friends and family and they’re looking for a top-quality experience from […]

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Instructions For Your Flashing Shoes

October 16, 2016

These limited edition shoes were worn by Team GB in the closing ceremony of Rio 2016 – our best ever away Olympic Games. The patriotic shoes flash red, white and blue and amazed TV audiences across the world when they were seen in the parade. They also ‘lit up’ social media with people desperate to […]

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School Football Team Awarded Uniform

October 6, 2016

We recently presented pupils from local school, Altham St James CE Primary School with a brand new kit to wear for their upcoming football matches. We decided to donate the kit to the school, as part of its commitment to working with local community projects. The pupils have now taken delivery of their specially branded […]

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Creating Your Signature Work Wear Look

October 4, 2016

What is a signature look? First of all, it’s worth pointing out that a signature look doesn’t necessarily mean wearing the exact same outfit over and over again. Similarly, a signature look doesn’t have to be bold and expressive, it can be understated and casual, it’s your signature look. A signature look is personal. It […]

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How to avoid common ‘smart casual workwear’ mishaps (an ultimate guide)

September 22, 2016

Times are changing and more businesses are relaxing their employee dress codes. A survey conducted on behalf of Simon Jersey – which covered 2,000 UK workers – showed that 36% of people would describe their current workplace dress code as ‘smart casual’. By comparison, a mere 5% labelled their dress code as ‘very smart’, with […]

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Burnley Football Club Looking Sharp For 2016/17 Season

September 15, 2016

The management and support team at Burnley Football Club now have a stylish new look for the season. Staff at the club, which has been promoted to the Premier League, were seeking a uniform befitting their status in the top flight of British football. They turned to us at Simon Jersey! We can’t help but […]

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Coming soon, at Pro Beauty…

August 29, 2016

If you are at Professional Beauty North this September, be sure to come over to the Simon Jersey stand… As well as seeing a sneak peek of some new garments, if you visit our stand  you will be invited to take part in a fun competition to win a new uniform! Everyone will be invited to […]

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Celebrate Rio 2016 with 20% off our full range!

August 5, 2016

With our fantastic new Rio 2016 promotion all of your team can look like winners with a new uniform from Simon Jersey! We’re well-used to dressing successful teams and we’re incredibly proud to be adding Team GB to that list for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. We’re supplying the athletes and officials with formal suits, […]

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Top 150 Team GB Olympians

August 5, 2016

As you may be aware, Simon Jersey are official suppliers to Team GB, meaning we are all very excited for Rio 2016 to kick off on 5th August! As we are now within 150 days until Rio 2016, we are counting down through the top 150 Olympians that have represented Great Britain. 1 – Chris Hoy Sir […]

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Simon Jersey wins top Professional Clothing Awards

July 25, 2016

We are thrilled to have received two trophies at the recent Professional Clothing Awards to add to our growing haul of industry awards. We collected an award for ‘best stock design’ for our fashionable jumpsuit designed for beauty therapists. Helen Harker, design manager, also received the long service award for her contribution to the industry […]

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Barry wins opportunity to join us as a Team GB athlete for the day!

July 7, 2016

Earlier this year we launched our competition inviting people across the UK to nominate a special friend, colleague or family member to come and be a Team GB athlete for a day. We’re thrilled to announce that our winner is Barry Fennell who was nominated by his friend and workmate Adam Sydney. We were all […]

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We Provide Laneshaw Bridge Primary School With New Netball Kit

July 6, 2016

We recently presented pupils from Laneshaw Bridge Primary School with a brand new tracksuit to wear for their netball matches. We decided to help the school, which was in need of hoodies and tracksuit bottoms, as part of its commitment to working with local community projects. The pupils have now taken delivery of their specially branded outfits […]

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Simon Jersey Team Hears From Both Sides Of EU Debate

June 20, 2016

All of the staff at Simon Jersey were recently given the chance to make a more informed decision about the EU referendum with visits from MPs presenting both sides of the debate. All staff were given the opportunity to grill the MPs and get all the facts they need before deciding which way to vote […]

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The Queen: 90 Years Of Fashion

June 9, 2016

With the queens official 90th birthday this weekend, on June 11th, we take a look back at her iconic fashion from over her record breaking 63 years on the throne. Back in 1952, Norman Hartnell was commissioned to make the Queen’s coronation dress. Despite him already having his own ideas for the design of her […]

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#TakePride And Win With Simon Jersey

May 25, 2016

At Simon Jersey, we are hugely proud to be an official supplier to Team GB, supplying the team with formal wear for events in the UK and Rio as well as the closing ceremony uniform. Pride, Team GB’s official mascot, loves travelling around Great Britain and seeing how people across the nation take pride in […]

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Simon Jersey Launch Team GB Formal Wear

May 19, 2016

  On Monday 16th May, Simon Jersey unveiled Team GB’s formal wear for Brazil, which will be worn by the full team of 350 athletes and officials to formal events both in the UK and Brazil. We worked collaboratively with senior Team GB staff as well as current and former athletes on the design of the […]

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Less Than One Month To Be A Team GB Athlete For A Day

April 6, 2016

There is now less than a month left to enter our amazing Team GB competition which could see you and a friend joining Team GB athletes as they make their final preparations for Rio 2016. We are providing Team GB with formal suits as well as the clothing athletes will wear in the closing ceremony in […]

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The Greatest Sporting Moments of All Time

March 19, 2016

London 2012’s ‘Super Saturday’ has been named the Greatest Sporting Moment of all time, in our recent poll. With all the excitement of Rio 2016 we recently ran a survey to find out the greatest sporting moments of all time. We all knew that 2012 was a great year for sports in several areas, but the London Olympics […]

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