Coronavirus Updates

Screenworks launches anti-viral gloves through Bumpaa brand

Through its Bumpaa brand which launched earlier in the year, Screenworks is introducing a range of anti-viral gloves. Alongside keeping hands warm, the gloves are treated with ViralOff technology. This treatment is proven to reduce tested viruses, (including the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19), by over 99% on the material …

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M&R creates line-up of personal protective products

M&R has partnered with Action Engineering to develop a range of Face Mask Pallets that are compatible with M&R presses, as well as creating a brand-new Distancing Shield. The Dual Face Mask Pallet and Single Form Fitted face mask pallets are made for use with form-fitting masks, both with and …

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Chancellor of the Exchequer makes changes to Job Support Scheme

Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has made changes to the recently announced Job Support Scheme. The Job Support Scheme comes into force on November 1 and replaces the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, more commonly referred to as furlough. Under the revised scheme, employers will pay less and staff …

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Dominion Print donates face coverings to Bradford charity

Bradford-based Dominion Print has helped to equip a local charity, Inn Churches, for vital community work in the coming months following the donation of 250 reusable face coverings manufactured at the company’s printing facility in Bankfoot. Dominion recently launched Let’s Face It, a new service printing bespoke branded face masks, with …

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Goldstar adds full colour decorated face masks to new range

Goldstar has added to its expanding range of Protection and Wellness products with high quality full colour printed face masks that enable organisations to show their commitment to caring to employees, volunteers and customers. The two masks, the Full Colour Urban Value Cotton Mask and the Full Colour Urban Premium Antimicrobial …

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UK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shut

It was announced this afternoon by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak that the government will cover two-thirds of workers’ wages at businesses forced to close during new coronavirus lockdowns. Firms forced to legally shut for some period over winter as part of local or national restrictions can receive …

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Clear face masks designed by Alexandra Workwear

Alexandra Workwear has designed and manufactured a clear face mask for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. Nick Reynolds, purchasing and category manager, said: “We are pleased to now be able to supply clear face coverings because we know they will be a lifeline for the deaf community and anyone who …

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William Turner adds face coverings to range

Schoolwear specialist William Turner has now added face coverings to its product range. Available plain from stock in a youths size (suitable for ages 8-15) and in all the popular school colours (black, navy, red, royal, bottle and maroon), these are ideal for school use. A larger adults size is …

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Alexandra Workwear receives praise for COVID-19 response

The Welsh government has praised Alexandra Workwear for its COVID-19 response, after transforming its operations to meet unprecedented demand from frontline healthcare workers. Alexandra has been working closely with the Welsh Government throughout the coronavirus crisis to co-ordinate international supply chain networks but also to source manufacturing capacity for scrubs …

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