PCIAW® Challenges of Buying PPE for Buyers Webinar

John Cairns joins Challenges of Buying PPE in the COVID-19 Pandemic for New and Experienced International Buyers Webinar

The PCIAW® is delighted to announce that John Cairns – Director of Cairns Consultancy Ltd and all-round PPE expert – is joining Wednesday’s webinar, Challenges of Buying PPE in the COVID-19 pandemic for international new and experienced buyers. John Cairns has been involved in protecting workers health and safety since 1974. John has a huge…

Seahawk Reusable Face-Coverings - the first choice for buyers

Reusable Face-Coverings – the first choice for buyers

PCIAW® member, Seahawk Apparel in Glenrothes, Fife is a manufacturer of specialist protective workwear and PPE for the likes of the oil and gas, petrochemical, emergency services and construction sectors. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the business has responded swiftly to manufacture reusable, non-medical face coverings and protective workwear, including scrubs for NHS staff.   The…

The National Audit Office Would Like PCIAW® to Survey Members on PPE

The National Audit Office Would Like The Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW®) to Survey Members on PPE

The National Audit Office (NAO) is collecting information on the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the NHS and social care during the COVID-19 pandemic, to assist in the preparation of a report for Parliament that will be published later this year. The NAO is collecting information from a range of sources and the…

HM Revenue & Customs, Further guidance on business support schemes

How changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on 1‌‌ September impact you

HMRC are writing to remind you about changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from 1‌‌ September and what this means for you.   What you need to do from 1‌‌ September From 1‌‌ September CJRS will pay 70% of usual wages up to a cap of £2,187.50 per month for the hours furloughed employees do not work. You will still need…

Shield360 has developed a washable snood which is manufactured in the UK

Shield360 has developed a washable snood which is manufactured in the UK and delivered in biodegradable packaging. 

Shield360 has developed a washable snood which is manufactured in the UK and delivered in biodegradable packaging. The sustainability benefits include: extremely low carbon footprint as both the fabric and finished goods are made at the same factory facility in England, and as well as being re-usable / washable, the snoods are delivered plastic free.  This…