Workwear News

The latest flooring contractor workwear news, products and information to keep you safe and warm – everything for the flooring contractor from boots and kneepads to jackets, trousers and safety clothing.

  • The NEW Solid Gear One GTX Safety Shoes

    The NEW Solid Gear One GTX Safety Shoes

    The ONE GTX Safety Shoes from Solid Gear is a superbly constructed safety shoe with seven integrated layers to deliver excellent comfort and protection. It’s designed and built for active professionals who need a highly breathable, light and flexible safety shoe. With a GORE-TEX® SURROUND® membrane they’re fully breathable and…

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  • Snickers New FLEXIWork Floorlayers Work Trousers

    Snickers New FLEXIWork Floorlayers Work Trousers

    Available this spring, Snickers’ new Floorlayers Work Trousers and the patented Knee Guard System combine very effectively to deliver the ultimate solution for working safely and in comfort on your knees. These new and innovative trousers take the best features, fabrics and functionality from Snickers’ new FLEXIWork range and combine…

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  • New ALLROUND 37.5 ® Snickers Insulator Jacket

    New ALLROUND 37.5 ® Snickers Insulator Jacket

    Sharp, stylish looks and market-leading 37.5 ® fabric technology make this Snickers insulator jacket a must for winter on site or outdoor leisurewear. Snickers Workwear continues to lead the way with working clothes that are unrivalled in design, superb functionality and fit. This great-looking quilted jacket is padded with 37.5 ® fabric…

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  • Snickers Workwear – The Right Choice, The Bright Choice This Winter

    There’s superb new Snickers products coming your way to make working in the worst of weather so much easier and comfortable – all of them incorporating the very latest in market-leading designs and fabric technology. There’s brand new 37.5 high-tech Undergarments, plus Jackets, Trousers and Accessories added to the RUFFWork, FLEXIWork and…

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  • Solid Gear Safety Shoes - Ideal For Winter

    Solid Gear Safety Shoes – Ideal For Winter

    Solid Gear and Toe Guard safety shoes and boots are fast becoming among the most popular brands choice among discerning tradesmen and women. There’s over 30 products to choose from that integrate modern designs and sporty looks with best in class materials for comfort, protection and durability. There’s a host…

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  • Welcome to Hall Q - The Flooring Show 1

    Welcome to Hall Q – The Flooring Show

    The Flooring Show has grown year on year since it began, and now it will be taking up its fifth exhibition hall in the Harrogate Convention Centre, from Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th September. DOWNLOAD STAND GUIDE Hall Q will be home to even more exhibitors and a few new…

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  • Hultafors Group Acquires Puvab – To Complement The Snickers Workwear Range

    The Hultafors Group has acquired Puvab – the specialist in protective clothing for workers in energy and utility markets as well as those in other industries that need flame resistant safety wear.  The acquisition is part of the growth strategy for the Hultafors Group, and further strengthens and compliments the Snickers Workwear…

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  • Snickers, Hultafors, Solid Gear and Toe Guard make Light Work this summer

    Snickers, Hultafors, Solid Gear and Toe Guard make Light Work this summer

    For professional craftsmen and women, this summer is all about getting to know more about the top quality products from the Hultafors Group’s Premium brands, each of which deliver the leading innovations and marketing leading products in Tools, Workwear and Safety Shoes. They’re just the job for professional craftsmen and…

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  • NEW Snickers Workwear Catalogue

    NEW Snickers Workwear Catalogue

    The latest full colour brochure is now available FREE in print or as a digital edition.  It features the world’s leading range of working clothes, the only one that will work hard on site all year round, whatever the working environment or weather condition. Whatever trade you’re in, there’s something…

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  • Workers could be owed Hundreds in unclaimed rebate

    Do you wear a uniform? If so, did you know you can claim some of your hard-earned cash back? If your job requires you to wear a particular uniform or outfit and you have to wash and repair it yourself, then you should be benefitting from a small tax allowance.…

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  • Altro safety flooring joins T&R’s resilient range

    Altro safety flooring joins T&R’s resilient range

    T&R has introduced two new safety floors to its resilient range – Altro Wood Safety and Altro Walkway 20. Both surfaces provide a host of safety, hygiene and eco-benefits, and are ideal for contract environments – including schools, nursing homes, leisure and retail environments. Together, the two ranges provide 58…

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  • Snickers’ Superior Knee Protection On Site

    Snickers’ Superior Knee Protection On Site

    The launch of these new D30 Lite Kneepads from Snickers Workwear means its time to seriously consider giving yourself superior knee protection! Leading the way in reliable and certified knee protection for professional tradesmen and women, the NEW D30 Kneepads deliver the most advanced knee protection available today. Delivering superior…

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  • New lightweight kneepad from Redbacks

    New lightweight kneepad from Redbacks

    A new knee pad for pocketed work trousers which incorporates a unique ‘direction of force’ design that crucially protects the wearer’s knees and the rest of the body from the potential dangers of impact through continuous kneeling, has been introduced by Redbacks Cushioning Limited. 20% lighter than its big selling…

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  • Wild Weather Workgloves

    Wild Weather Workgloves

    Pioneering Gloves from Snickers Workwear – optimum grip, maximum power, complete comfort. There’s no doubt that the most important tools that you have on site are your Hands! That’s why it’s so important to make sure they are properly looked after during the winter months. Snickers now have a range…

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  • New lightweight Kneepad from Redbacks

    New lightweight Kneepad from Redbacks

    A new knee pad for pocketed work trousers which incorporates a unique ‘direction of force’ design that crucially protects the wearer’s knees and the rest of the body from the potential dangers of impact through continuous kneeling, has been introduced by Redbacks Cushioning Limited. 20% lighter than its big selling…

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  • Award winning knee pads save injury, time money

    Award winning knee pads save injury, time money

    For those who spend any amount of time kneeling in their work, an award winning, non-foam based, work-trouser pocketed safety kneepad which maintains its maximum cushioning effect throughout consecutive or prolonged use, can help avoid osteoarthritis or even knee replacement. Cliff Lockyer, CEO of CL-7 Limited, the Daventry, Northamptonshire based…

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  • Look Cool - Stay Cool When the Heat Is On

    Look Cool – Stay Cool When the Heat Is On

    Snickers Workwear’s working clothes for summer will keep you looking good and working comfortably. It’s great working outside in the summer months, but being hot and sweaty is almost as uncomfortable as being cold. So when the going gets hot on site, staying well ventilated is crucial. It helps you…

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  • UK-Swindon: flooring materials tender

    Official EU reference: 174206-2014 Published on: 24/05/2014 Deadline date:03/06/2014 Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Name of the buying organisation: UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD Full contract details UK Shared Business Services Ltd, North Star House, Block D2, For the attention of: Rhian Lye, SwindonSN2…

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  • United Kingdom-Swindon: Construction materials and associated items

    Official EU reference: 125577-2014 Procurer reference: UK SBS CON13031 Published on: 12/04/2014 Deadline date:26/05/2014 Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Name of the buying organisation: UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD Summary of the contract UK SBS CON13031 Building Materials and Associated Services. The Crown Commercial Services (CCS)…

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  • United Kingdom-Swindon: Construction materials and flooring tender

    Official EU reference: 158727-2014 Published on: 13/05/2014 Deadline date:27/05/2014 Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Name of the buying organisation: UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD Full contract details UK Shared Business Services Ltd, North Star House, Block D2, For the attention of: Rhian Lye, SwindonSN2 1FF, UNITED…

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  • UK-Swindon: Flooring tender

    Official EU reference:125577-2014 Procurer reference:UK SBS CON13031 Published on:12/04/2014 Deadline date:26/05/2014 Location where the contract is to be carried out:United Kingdom Name of the buying organisation:UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD Summary of the contract UK SBS CON13031 Building Materials and Associated Services. The Crown Commercial Services (CCS) formerly known as…

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  • Stop Rips with ‘Rip-Stop’ Work Trousers From Snickers!

    Snickers Work Trousers are ‘tops’ for professional tradesmen and women. Snickers’ new 3-Series ‘Rip-Stop’ Work Trousers do exactly what they say! The advanced material design delivers top class functionality and non-rip durability combined with outstanding comfort wherever you’re working on site. Made from hard-wearing ‘Rip-Stop’ fabric and available with or…

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  • Hands Up for Snickers’ NEW Work Gloves

    Hands Up for Snickers’ NEW Work Gloves

    There’s one thing that Professional Tradesmen and women can’t do without if they want to get their jobs on site done properly – Healthy Hands! They know how difficult it is to work with hands that are chapped and bruised, cut and scratched. Conditions they’ve taken for granted for years…

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  • NEW ANTIMICROBIAL WORKWEAR KNEEPADS FIGHT OFF INFECTION

    NEW ANTIMICROBIAL WORKWEAR KNEEPADS FIGHT OFF INFECTION

    A multi-award winning, non-foam, workwear safety kneepad, constructed from flexible antimicrobial thermoplastic elastomers, is believed to be the first workwear kneepad which attacks micro-organisms at source, helping to protect the wearer from knee infection and prevent the spread of disease within the workplace. Having to kneel in any work situation…

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  • DICKIES SPONSOR WEYMOUTH BEACH RACE 2013

    DICKIES SPONSOR WEYMOUTH BEACH RACE 2013

    Dickies, the internationally renowned Streetwear and Workwear brand are sponsoring the Weymouth Beach Race on the 9th-10th of February. The race is organised by O.R.E Events™ who were formed eight years ago, as a result of the increasing demand for race events by a team of Quadbike and Motorcycle Professionals…

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