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Various industries have seen a change in the regulation of workwear throughout the past few months, particularly for those working on building and construction sites. 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has been implemented as part and parcel of most construction company’s uniform requirements for...

At Alsico, we stock a wide range of quality workwear, ensuring that companies of all industries are able to equip their staff with the required uniform to carry out their job in a safe manner. 

Within that range, we supply a selection of overalls and coveralls for different uses and varying standar...

More often than not, workwear is updated and changed in line with an event or circumstance that has occurred and highlighted flaws within the current uniform, the last five months has certainly been a big indicator of this.

Below we take a journey through time, where traditional work uniforms have ...

As the UK eases into the ‘new normal’, the majority are still finding their feet amongst the never-ending list of guidelines and measures that require being adhered to at work, in enclosed spaces and when sharing company with different households.

In recent weeks, facemasks in particular have been ...

As well as our workwear, protective clothing, healthcare uniforms and food trade ranges, we also offer a garment personalisation service for the majority of our garments. This service works to enhance the value of your workwear uniforms and help you get the most out of them, on top of dressing your ...

The good weather seems to have decided to make an appearance in the UK, whilst for most this is a good thing, it also brings complications for some workers. Amongst discomfort, decreased performance, and in some even heat exhaustion. Work uniforms that fail to keep employees cool can spur on a whole...

More than 140 countries around the world have value-added tax (VAT), including all of Europe. For those of us living in a country where VAT is attached to most products and services, we’re aware of VAT and we know it’s often compulsory. But, as previously mentioned, it’s only attached to some goods ...

Our businesses provide uniform and protective clothing to healthcare organisations in the UK. We are a contracted and significant supplier to the NHS and also supply a wide range of nursing homes, residential care home groups, private hospitals and GP surgeries. Many thousands of doctors, nurses and...

Hospitals - apart from the continuous hard graft to provide treatment and care to patients – the majority of us associate this with an impressive, maze-like building. With a manifold of patients and workers heading in and out of the hospital every day, the various wards and corridors are a mystery f...

Despite its name, a lab coat is a versatile garment which is not reserved for laboratory work alone. With this in mind, what you wear underneath your lab coat will be determined by the job role you occupy.

Primarily, lab coats are worn to protect the wearer against accidental spillages. As a result...