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Managing Remote Employees: Do They Need A Workwear Policy?

Posted by Xamax on 08/01/18 10:22

Quite the dilemma, isn't it?

You're an HR professional working at the head office and have noticed that some of the remote contractors keep dialling into team update calls in what looks like their pyjamas (it's surely not...). What do you do?

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Branded Workwear Not A Priority In 2018? 5 Ways You're Missing Out

Posted by Xamax on 04/01/18 10:54

Think about some of the biggest companies in the world and their uniforms. Apple. McDonald's. Even delivery and courier services like Amazon. They all wear branded uniforms which makes them instantly recognisable. If you want the public to recognise your company, then ditching plain workwear for branded clothing should be a priority in 2018 to stay ahead of the competition. Here are 5 ways you're missing out if branded workwear isn't your company's priority next year.

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Topics: Uniforms, Embroidery, Uniform Policy

Workwear Supplier vs Going Solo: Which is Cheaper?

Posted by Xamax on 02/01/18 13:50

When it comes to ordering workwear, we know that pricing is a huge influence in the buying decision. As a business owner about to place a fresh order for company workwear in 2018, you may be considering going it alone and branching out into the world of workwear solo.

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Topics: Benefits Of Workwear, Buying Workwear, processes, workwear

The Benefits Of Having A Solid Workwear Policy

Posted by Xamax on 29/12/17 14:17

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 in 2018 - it's easy to see why people avoid enforcing workwear policies. That being said, if done correctly, a solid policy can have an incredibly positive impact on your working week as well as your team's morale, productivity and overall happiness.

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Topics: Benefits Of Workwear, Buying Workwear

Staff Uniform Policy: Where Do I Start?!

Posted by Xamax on 27/12/17 11:26

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 where do you start? While understanding what a uniform policy contains and how to build it out is one thing (and quite a challenge) - understanding what comes before that is ultimately key.

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Topics: Uniform Policy

8 Questions Your Workwear Supplier Should Ask YOU Before An Order

Posted by Xamax on 22/12/17 11:30

Companies often feel disappointed when they order workwear that arrives and it's not what was expected. Often this is the fault of the workwear supplier and not of the personnel manager ordering the workwear because that means the supplier didn't ask the right questions.

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Topics: Buying Workwear

5 Reasons Your Office Uniform Policy Isn't Taken Seriously

Posted by Xamax on 20/12/17 15:13

Do you have that one employee who shows up to work in a torn uniform most days or forgets their company polo once a week? Then you have another employee who wears one of those glittery tutu skirts with their company t-shirt, even though they're supposed to wear a plain black skirt or black trousers. If you've recently implemented a uniform policy - or have had one for a while - and your employees refuse to wear their uniform or wear it incorrectly, you have a problem that needs a remedy. Here are 5 reasons your office uniform policy isn't taken seriously.

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Topics: Benefits Of Workwear, Uniform Policy

How To Deploy A Dress Code Policy For Employees

Posted by Xamax on 16/12/17 11:14

Any organisation that is planning to enforce a company-wide employee dress code needs to understand that missing out relevant and important steps can result in the whole team losing motivation, and the onboarding process can become much tougher if there's a negative reaction. Even though it can be a headache trying to deploy a uniform policy without issues, knowing exactly which steps to take can make the whole process a lot smoother and can be a great way of getting your team motivated for this exciting change. Here's how to effectively deploy a dress code policy for employees.

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Topics: processes

6 Benefits Of Uniforms In The Workplace That You Didn't Know

Posted by Xamax on 13/12/17 11:03

Enforcing a uniform policy in the workplace can often get some negative backlash, especially since employees might feel these rules are being forced upon them for no reason. The only way a uniform policy can be successfully deployed is if every step is carefully taken, ranging from team communication and sending the policy letter, right through to the evaluation stage. However, it's also important to highlight to the workforce that adopting a uniform can have some major benefits that not only help them, but also the company you're all working for as well. We're not talking about your usual looking smart and saving money benefits - there are 6 benefits of uniforms in the workplace that you didn't know.

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Topics: Uniforms, Benefits Of Workwear

How To Refresh Your Uniform Policy in 7 Easy Steps

Posted by Xamax on 08/12/17 10:51

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 it's due to employee complaints or your attitude has changed, here's how to do refresh your policy in eight easy steps.

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Topics: HR