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Road Safety Week 21st – 27th November

In line with Road Safety week, we thought why not put up a short post to remind everyone of the great road safety products and school crossing patrol uniforms we have to offer! To celebrate we have just launched our brand new brochure! Collect your copy by emailing scp@kelticclothing.co.uk.

Being safe on the roads is one of the most important things to learn, so through road safety education tools such as our exclusive Street Feet kits and role play equipment, this does the trick in teaching children all they need to know in terms of safety.

Not just educational props, we also strive to provide the best School Crossing Patrol uniforms on the market. Our Superior and Standard Stop Range of jackets, gloves and trousers offer the best visibility for Patrols when working in turbulent conditions through the winter.

And we couldn’t finish this post without a quick mention of RSGB which was a huge success again this year in Bristol. Thank you to everyone who visited out stand to say hello and share a cupcake. It was great to chat with new and existing customers.

school crossing patrol uniforms

school crossing patrol uniforms

To purchase any of the above or for a chat feel free to call us on 08450 66 66 99 and ask for Steph Edwards. Alternatively drop up as email on scp@kelticclothing.co.uk

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Keltic’s Street Feet Makes a Trip to Scotland!

Keltic Clothing are a specialist supplier of road safety and educational resources, cycle instructor uniforms and SCP clothing and equipment. We supply these to over two hundred local councils in the UK. Together with a number of these councils, this year we’ve been thinking about how to improve road safety training in Primary Schools. We have an exclusive new stock based product to help do this. After extensively researching the effectiveness of various methods of road safety training, we now stock (for next day delivery) a training resource based on our findings. We call this interactive Road Safety training kit Street Feet.

Street Feet

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What Makes the Perfect SCP Stop Sign?

Stop Sign Model

A School Crossing Patrol’s job can be tiring. They work in every weather, on their feet constantly, carrying around a particularly cumbersome object: a stop sign. Five years ago we set ourselves a mission to make SCP’s jobs easier. We decided to drastically improve the SCP stop sign. After a great deal of research on what would make the perfect stop sign, here’s what we came up with.

 

 

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Does My Body Armour Need To Be CE-Marked?

Stab Vest

‘Does my body armour need to be CE-Marked?’ is a question that we hear time and time again from employers seeking body armour for their staff. The issue can be a little foggy, so we thought that we’d clear it up.

 

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Corporate Uniform: Why Try Before You Buy is a Must!

Lady in blouse looks in mirror

Finding the right corporate uniform for your staff can be difficult. There are many factors to contend with. Demanding bosses and fussy colleagues are not the least of your concern, and then there’s the pressure of making sure the uniform matches the job role, projects the brand image and stands the test of time. Keeping this all in mind whilst deliberating the overwhelming range of options can get a little stressful. Hence our advice of the week: ‘try before you buy’!

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How Useful is Road Safety Education in Schools?

Happy Children

The summer months are approaching and the days are getting longer. This is children’s favourite time of year. They can more easily play outside, walk to friends’ houses and maybe even make their own way to and from school. But what kids don’t think about are the dangers inherent in these activities. Each year, and particularly in the summer months, an unacceptable amount of children are hit by cars in Britain. According to recent research , road accidents account for a third of accidental deaths among 0-14-year-olds and over half of accidental deaths for 5-14-year-olds. Tragically, many of these deaths are avoidable. The answer is road safety education. This article will discuss how road safety education in schools can significantly reduce the frequency of these incidents, and improve the safety and wellbeing of children in Britain.

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Branded Corporate Clothing: Still an Effective Marketing Tool?

Marketing

In 2011 we published an article about the effectiveness of branded corporate clothing as a marketing tool. We referenced a study which found that 74.4% of uniform programs provide better marketing than modern tools such as the internet and TV ads. Five years have passed since this article, and internet marketing has exploded. Bearing this in mind we thought it would be interesting to see how branded wear is faring as a marketing tool in 2016.

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Switching to Recycled Ties

Recycled-Ties-Label

Recycling and preserving the environment is a rising concern for everyone. Whether we’re at home, at work or out shopping we see signs and prompts that advise us how to do our bit to conserve the world we live in and reduce unnecessary waste. Over the past year we’ve taken a few small steps towards contributing to waste reduction. Though we aren’t perfect and aren’t anywhere near the status of a full ‘green’ company just yet, we hope the small steps we have taken so far will continue to improve and push us further toward our greener goals.
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Uniform Trouser Trends – Slim Leg vs. Wide Leg

Ladies Slim Fit Whitechapel Trouser and Ladies Wide Fit Dorchester Trouser side by side

Whether male or female, trousers are a part of the 21st century modern day life. For many, a staple pair of trousers or two are the go-to fashion item when dressing to impress. Men have been wearing varying forms of trousers since the medieval period; these have developed over time to now become one of the most commonly worn items of clothing for men. In comparison, only in the past century did the western world start adapting to and accepting the trend of wearing trousers as a choice over dresses and skirts for women. Post World War II led us to start integrating the female trouser as an acceptable item of clothing. It is only during the past 30-40 years, however, that the casual trouser and the uniform trouser have been integrated in to everyday clothing.
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The Importance of Wearing a Workwear Suit

Cassino Mid Blue Suit from Sophisticated Suit Collection

Though it seems Spring is on the horizon, the temperatures aren’t quite there yet and cold weather definitely isn’t taking a hike any time soon. With the cold winds and frosty mornings we are feeling thankful for our workwear suit jackets at the moment. With a few new suits being released in our range this year, it’s got us thinking how important wearing a suit can be and the affect this has on perceptions.

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