Winter Workwear Needs

What you need from your winter workwear

March 19, 2018

While winter can bring with it extreme conditions, like very cold temperatures and icy winds, you’ll still want your team to work just as effectively during the season as through other times of the year. Providing your staff with the right clothing in winter is essential to ensure they work to the best of their […]

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Simon Jersey awarded Feefo Trusted Service Award 2018

February 28, 2018

We’re thrilled to have won the Feefo Trusted Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews. Those that meet the high standard, based on the […]

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Uniform essentials for working in a care home

February 22, 2018

For staff working in a care home, having the right uniform is crucial. This isn’t only from a health and safety perspective, but also in terms of making it easier to get through long shifts and helping to improve the comfort of the residents. Infection control You need to keep in mind that a care […]

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Winter uniforms when working outdoors

February 14, 2018

With the coming of winter also comes darker mornings, darker evenings, and colder, damper weather. If your business’s staff work in the outdoors and will be facing these conditions almost daily, until the season changes, what sort of additional considerations should your business make when putting together an effective outdoor winter work uniform? Simon Jersey […]

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Team GB winter athletes look smart at PyeongChang 2018 reception

February 9, 2018

  As Team GB’s official formalwear supplier since 2014, we recently kitted out the 200 athletes and officials heading to the Olympic Winter Games. Yesterday was the first day they wore the suits we gave them as they attended the official Team Reception ceremony in PyeongChang. The event, organised by the British Embassy Seoul and […]

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Creating the right workwear look for your restaurant

February 7, 2018

Restaurants thrive when they create the right ambiance and first impression for their patrons. The right menu and the right decor are part of the equation, but the right look for your staff, both in the kitchen and front of house, can make all the difference. So what should you keep in mind when you […]

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Casual Workwear Essentials

January 16, 2018

The right uniform can help your staff look the part and feel great, while really emphasising the personality of your brand. While a formal, professional look can work wonders at creating a high-end or glamorous look and feel, sometimes it’s better for a brand to present itself as more laid back and relaxed. This is […]

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December 29, 2017

Simon Jersey has signed a new contract to supply uniforms for Virgin Money Stores and Lounges across the UK. A new design, created by Simon Jersey’s in-house team, is now being rolled out to Virgin Money colleagues in all 74 Stores and seven Lounges. Developed to create a professional yet modern look the new uniform […]

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PyeongChang Simon Jersey competition


December 21, 2017

  We have launched an incredible competition for customers to win a trip to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games! Everyone who makes a purchase from us between now and 10th January 2018 is being entered into a draw to win one of two once-in-a-lifetime VIP Games experiences. We’ve worked with Team GB as their official […]

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Changing your uniform

December 20, 2017

The look of your business, and the way your brand is presented to customers often relies quite heavily on the uniform your staff wear. Sometimes a business needs to change and evolve, either to incorporate changes in structure or to move with the times. But what should you keep in mind should you decide to […]

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Workwear for busy periods

December 13, 2017

When it’s a busy time in your company, either because of peak trading periods, a product launch, or simply due to more people interacting with your business, you should ensure your staff can be easily identified. You should also make sure they can get through a hectic shift without their uniform letting them down. So […]

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The countdown to PyeongChang 2018 begins!

December 7, 2017

Behind the scenes with Team GB   There’s now just a few months left until the winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang and our preparations are very much underway. The athletes and officials going to South Korea will once again be wearing Simon Jersey suits for all of their official engagements. We’ve already designed the suits […]

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Workwear for temporary staff

November 28, 2017

When the busier times of year are approaching and you’re expecting a surge in demand, footfall and customers, taking on some additional staff can help your business thrive until things settle down again. But how should you handle uniforms for staff if they’re only temporary additions to your business? We explain some of the things […]

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We are finalists! UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2018

November 24, 2017

We are all over the moon about the news that we have been shortlisted for the UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2018. The awards recognise the businesses that have implemented successful and innovative customer service strategies. They’re run by the Institute of Customer Service which we recently joined. We are nominated for Best Use of Technology […]

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Christmas uniforms to increase your earnings

November 22, 2017

The Christmas ads are on TV and it’s Black Friday Week so the countdown is well and truly on for 25th December! That means it’s also the start of the busiest time of year for our hospitality and beauty customers. With parties about to get started, have you bought the Christmas uniforms you need to […]

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Giving BBC Radio Lancs a push for Children in Need!

November 17, 2017

We’re supporting BBC Radio Lancashire again this year as the team pedal their way across the county for Children in Need. DJs Graham Liver and John Gillmore (Gilly) are attempting to ride 100 miles in a special PudseyMobile. They’re covering a route that includes the county’s major towns and visiting schools and community projects along […]

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Creating a corporate uniform for management

November 10, 2017

There are a number of elements that go into putting together an effective uniform for your management team. A well-designed outfit can help your management staff feel more confident and authoritative, which can help in the smooth operation and running of your business. To help you create a great uniform for your business’s management team, […]

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Seasonal workwear trends to try this autumn and winter

November 3, 2017

Your staff uniform doesn’t need to stay the same from season to season. You can adapt it or make small or big changes to keep it fresh and in line with the latest seasonal fashion trends. Here are some seasonal workwear ideas to think about to ensure your uniform still delivers to the end of […]

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NHS Blood & Transplant – Case study

November 1, 2017

We recently designed a brand-new uniform for national blood donation teams working on behalf of NHS Blood & Transplant Working collaboratively with senior management we developed a tunic in a teal colourway, using an innovative new fabric choice. It is being rolled out to donor carers in a bid to make it easier for donors […]

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Creating a corporate uniform with longevity

October 26, 2017

A corporate uniform should provide a professional, smart and striking look, which fits with a business’s brand and serious tone, while allowing employees to continuously appear on top form for colleagues and clients alike. But with corporate offices coming with long and demanding days, staff business wear should also come with longevity. So what should […]

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Uniform essentials for receptionists

October 19, 2017

From the reception of a medical centre to that of a contemporary business, here are some key ideas for uniform essentials that could suit your company receptionists. What to think about when creating a receptionist uniform   When putting together a receptionist uniform, you should consider clothing that does several things. It should: Look good, […]

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Two Caterer Product Award nominations for Simon Jersey

October 19, 2017

We’re thrilled to have received TWO nominations for our hospitality range in this year’s Caterer Product Excellence Awards! The news is incredibly exciting as we have worked hard to really understand how the hospitality sector has changed in recent years and the trends driving the industry. Two of our most recent product launches have made […]

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Which fabric and materials are best for my workwear?

October 13, 2017

Doing a job well isn’t just about having the skills, training and motivation to work effectively each day. The clothing you wear, and the fabrics that clothing is made of, can help you do a job to the best of your abilities. From customer-facing positions in hospitality to demanding jobs in healthcare, we explain what […]

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Avoid The Apprentice workwear mistakes

October 11, 2017

The new series of The Apprentice has begun and while there’s all the usual backstabbing, tears and tantrums the one thing capturing attention is the candidates’ workwear. It seems that the hopefuls face the same difficulties many people face when dressing for work – only with their disasters broadcast on TV. Men have been criticised […]

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Uniform essentials for working outside

October 9, 2017

Outdoor work can take many different forms, and each industry has different considerations to keep in mind to help keep their staff safe and injury-free when carrying out their job. We’ve put together this guide to help you create the best company workwear possible for your staff when working outside. Meeting the needs of your […]

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Simon Jersey appoints new London sales manager

October 6, 2017

Leading uniform provider, Simon Jersey, has strengthened its presence in London with the appointment of Paul Fisher as regional sales manager. Paul has joined the team to develop greater awareness of the Simon Jersey brand in the capital. He will aim to increase the company’s market share by introducing new customers to its extensive range […]

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Simon Jersey joins Institute of Customer Service

October 3, 2017

Simon Jersey has become the first uniform supplier to join the Institute of Customer Service. The company has made the announcement to celebrate Customer Service Week (2nd-6th October). Simon Jersey is the first workwear company to join the institute, providing its 50,000 customers with the guarantee of excellent service whenever they communicate with the company. […]

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Macmillan Coffee Morning – Team show off their bakes

October 2, 2017

  The Simon Jersey team enjoyed raising funds again last week by holding a Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support. In total our team raised more than £200 on Friday (29th September). They took part in activities including their own ‘cake off’ judged by Simon Jersey’s own version of Paul Hollywood and Pru Leith. We also played Bake […]

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Cleaning your workwear

September 28, 2017

A uniform is, for many, a symbol of pride and a sign of belonging to something, whether that’s a service or an organisation. Keeping a uniform clean is important, not only to look nice but also to present the best look you can. And to make the best impression on customers and members of the […]

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New canvas aprons for casual dining trend

September 25, 2017

We’ve added two new canvas aprons to our range to help your hospitality business keep up with the casual dining trend. Over the last few years the number of casual dining experiences has exploded in towns and cities all over the UK. People are eating out more than ever before  in a trend that’s largely […]

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What PPE do I need?

September 21, 2017

Different industries will have different requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep their staff safe. Whether you work indoors or outdoors, on a construction site or in a factory, the safety of staff should always be at the forefront of your mind. To help you make sure that your staff can always work safely […]

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How to use statement colours in your workwear

September 14, 2017

Using colour in your uniform can offer a wide variety of benefits to any business, and there are many different ways that you can make use of colour in your workwear. From simple team unity, to offering assistance to the more vulnerable, the right use of colour can help your business just as much as […]

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Uniform essentials for healthcare staff

August 31, 2017

Healthcare staff in any kind of business have a lot of needs to consider when it comes to wearing an effective uniform that leaves patients feeling comfortable, while leaving staff professional and fit for purpose throughout the day. Simon Jersey take you through some considerations on uniform essentials for your healthcare staff Reassuring style from […]

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What footwear do I need for work?

August 24, 2017

Whichever industry you work in, your footwear should be a vital part of your staff uniform. For all lines of work, the right footwear will benefit your business in some fashion. It could be to ensure safety, to ensure comfort through the longest days in fast-paced industries, or simply to make a fashionable statement as […]

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Creating a corporate uniform look that works all year round

August 16, 2017

When putting together a uniform for your staff, there are a large variety of options to choose from that provide a good mix of practicality and comfort throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for casual comfort, or unbeatable high-end style, we explain how to put together a staff uniform that works for all seasons. Keeping […]

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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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Uniform essentials for a beauty salon

August 10, 2017

A beauty salon is a place to unwind, relax and be pampered. Anything that can add to the feeling of luxury for the customer is a definite bonus for a business. Your staff uniforms are no exception. The right workwear can make an amazing impression on the customer and set the tone for their visit. […]

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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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The benefits of a nursing uniform

August 2, 2017

When it comes to putting together a nursing uniform, there are several considerations that need to be made. Having a proper uniform for your workplace can offer many key benefits. We explain what to look for in your staff uniforms, and the benefits a well thought out uniform can have. Comfort and style in equal […]

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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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