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HSBC Global Connections Shortlist David Luke
10Apr Small Business

HSBC Global Connections Shortlist David Luke

Small Business

David Luke are featured in the The Daily Telegraph today with their Eco-Uniform. They have been nominated as a regional finalist for the North and Scotland in the HSBC Global Connections competition. Read more about it here.

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E-Act chain loses control of 10 academy schools
E-Act chain loses control of 10 academy schools
26Feb Education

E-Act chain loses control of 10 academy schools

Education

One of the biggest chains of academies in England is to lose control of 10 of its schools. The decision was made after Ofsted inspectors raised serious concerns about the performance of some schools run by the E-Act academy chain. Read the full article here.

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School’s probe catches fake uniform trader in Hull city centre
17Oct Retailers
Schools forced to end single-supplier contracts in bid to cut cost of uniform
16Sep Retailers

Schools forced to end single-supplier contracts in bid to cut cost of uniform

Retailers

The government will crack down on schools that force parents to buy overpriced uniforms. David Laws, the education minister, said he would provide new guidance to urge schools to end the practice of using a single uniform supplier, which stops parents from shopping around to find the best deal. Read the full Guardian article here. Similar Daily [...]

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Plastic uniforms show off King Edward VI School’s green credentials
12Sep Schools
David Cameron defends ‘robust’ school uniform policies
5Sep Education
School uniform costs ‘coming down’
2Sep Retailers

School uniform costs ‘coming down’

Retailers

The end of August means it is back-to-school time for UK school children. From replacing uniforms they’ve grown out of to new books, it can all make it an expensive time to be a parent. Newspapers have been full of alarmist reports that this year it’s more costly than ever to fill a schoolbag with [...]

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Schoolwear Association on the Simon Mayo Show
Schoolwear Association on the Simon Mayo Show
9Aug Schoolwear Association
Why Lucy, Harry and Hannah are a lot less likely to trash the classroom
4Jul Schoolwear Association

Why Lucy, Harry and Hannah are a lot less likely to trash the classroom

Schoolwear Association

Call your child Sarah and stick her in a uniform and she’s bound to have “teacher’s pet” written all over her. This is the finding from a survey of teachers by the Schoolwear Association, aimed at finding out the names of children who teachers believe to be most likely to be well behaved – and [...]

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Blazers made of bottles a big hit
17Jun Distribution

Blazers made of bottles a big hit

Distribution

A firm has created a distribution centre for a company which makes blazers out of plastic bottles. Schoolwear specialist David Luke chose LB Foster Materials Handling, based in Troon Way Leicester, to design, manufacture and install a hanging garment system for 140,000 eco-blazers. Read more here.

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