Laundry / Uniform

Uniforms have long been commonplace in sectors such as railways, airlines, the Royal Mail and the utilities, particularly in roles where it is necessary to identify employees and invest them with authority. Other trades have required distinctive workwear, often with protective characteristics, although not necessarily at the employer’s expense - in the catering trade, for example, it has been traditional for staff to be expected to supply their own chefs’ outfits, toques and so on. However, responsibility for supplying (and maintaining) necessary safety clothing and personal protective equipment now falls on the employer.

White Papers

Related news

CIPS Membership Review 2017

Date: Friday, February 17, 2017

The survey itself has been developed with the help of volunteer members to ensure that CIPS asks the right questions and better understands what matters to its key stakeholders.

Continue reading

CIPS Supply Century – A new vision for the future of the procurement and supply profession.

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016

Having consulted widely with CIPS members and advisory groups across the world, the paper aims to highlight the future challenges and opportunities for the profession over the coming 20 years.

Continue reading

Related training course

Buying services


Thursday 28 September 2017


De Vere Devonport House




Members - £450.00 per person
Non-members - £500.00 per person

View Course

Related concepts

How to Buy Corporate Workwear and Industrial Clothing

Corporate workwear is a key area of spend for organisations in most sectors due the level of spend and its impact on both brand and employee morale.

Find out more