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The OCADO Award Winning Uniform Features in the PIC Magazine
The OCADO Award Winning Uniform Features in the PIC Magazine

22 September 2020 | 0 Comments

Delivery personnel are very much the face of Ocado – the online grocery store and one of the UK’s top ten fastest-growing brands [see BRANDZTM THE UK’s TOP PERFORMING BRANDS 2019]. The well-being and appearance of these staff is critical to the success of this high-performance company. The OCADO Award Winning Uniform Features in the PIC Magazine Read more about how the JSD team worked closely with Ocado to design and develop […]
Week 5: We have insufficient stock (the importance of a first class stock platform)
Week 5: We have insufficient stock (the importance of a first class stock platform)

18 August 2020 | 0 Comments

Whenever a company is buying in quantity there is room for negotiations on the per unit price.  Maximising a company’s buying power so that it has enough on-site workwear is key to being prepared for your company’s uniform needs.  Along with maximising the buying powers, ensuring that they also have a robust inventory platform is essential.  Understanding stock and seeing what items are in more demand or which get worn […]
Uniforms and cultural identity (embracing diversity in the workplace)
Uniforms and cultural identity (embracing diversity in the workplace)

14 August 2020 | 0 Comments

The religious and cultural identity of an employee can have a direct impact on their productivity and performance at work.  A failure to recognise these aspects of an employee’s life can easily transmit to a lack of thought or a lack of acceptance of the employee’s heritage.  Progressive employers in today’s market embrace the religious and cultural backgrounds of their employees and encourage the employee to incorporate elements such as […]
Week 3: My Uniform Doesn’t Allow Me to Express Myself (uniforms with choice)
Week 3: My Uniform Doesn’t Allow Me to Express Myself (uniforms with choice)

4 August 2020 | 0 Comments

In the 21st century, the importance of the individual and freedom of expression has been drummed into our heads from a very young age. Our differences are something to be celebrated, not hidden nor denied. To that end, a uniform may appear to be, on the surface, the very antithesis of individuality. A company seeking to ensure employee satisfaction, while upholding a certain brand look and identity, can embrace an […]
Week 2: My Uniform Is Uncomfortable (the importance of designing for size and body shape)
Week 2: My Uniform Is Uncomfortable (the importance of designing for size and body shape)

20 July 2020 | 0 Comments

Well Designed Corporate Uniforms can deliver a major brand boost to your business and create pride in the wearer. However, if they’re poorly designed and not fit for purpose, the effect can be equally as damaging to your company’s reputation. An ill-fitting uniform can cause limitations to work performance and productivity, reducing the level of company output and affecting staff morale. There are several ways to ensure a better fit and […]
jSD blog series: Common Complaints About Corporate Uniforms
jSD blog series: Common Complaints About Corporate Uniforms

10 July 2020 | 0 Comments

During our 40 years in the Corporate Wear Industry, JSD has been faced with challenges of every size and shape. No question the Covid crisis has required us to take special measures  to come up with a fit for purpose response.      With such a focus on safety in everything we do as we come out of lockdown, jSD is uniquely positioned to share our opinions on subjects such […]
Designing Re-useable Facemasks
Designing Re-useable Facemasks

25 June 2020 | 0 Comments

At jSD, as an established supplier of PPE to NHS and other frontline workers, we have been pioneering PPU (Personal Protective Uniforms).  As part of the initiative to incorporate protective elements into our bespoke corporate uniforms, we have tasked ourselves to find the most effective and durable materials that will protect our clients staff, while remaining on brand.   A perfect example of this type of mindful production in the […]
PPE & Your workplace
PPE & Your workplace

7 June 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s a well-known fact that PPE will not only provide protection for your staff, it also makes them feel valued and increases morale.  That confidence in our employers has never been so necessary as now, as we contemplate returning to the workplace in a post-Covid market.  Since the 1992 legislation passed requiring employers to provide protective wear in the workplace, PPE has been made available but in few sizes and […]
Designing PPE for Real People at Work
Designing PPE for Real People at Work

12 May 2020 | 0 Comments

The BBC website has been highlighting a cause close to our hearts at jSD – how to design clothing for real people at work. Clothes that are fit for purpose and fit all shapes and sizes. PPE ‘designed for women’ needed on frontline PPE is no different – one size does not fit all. No-one is uniform. Clothing at work is always a tricky exercise, for example, deciding when and […]

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