Employers often compel workers to wear uniforms or corporate clothing.
Work uniforms are common for blue collar workers and cleaners, and those in industries such as retail, banks, security, healthcare, airlines, and hospitality.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) recently made headlines by insisting its MPs wear overalls and gumboots as parliamentary work uniform.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Joe Pereira, founder and Chairman of the Kit Group, Southern Africa’s leading manufacturer and supplier of uniform and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
You can display personality and soul while wearing a uniform.— Joe Pereira, founder and Chairman of the Kit Group
Some industries have regulations we have to comply with.— Joe Pereira, founder and Chairman of the Kit Group
We supply hundreds of thousands of uniforms each year.— Joe Pereira, founder and Chairman of the Kit Group
We try to keep everything local. About 85% to 90% of production is South African.— Joe Pereira, founder and Chairman of the Kit Group
We’re an infrastructure that creates uniform solutions.— Joe Pereira, founder and Chairman of the Kit Group
Some of our clients have more than 50 000 employees.— Joe Pereira, founder and Chairman of the Kit Group
Some companies want to project a youthful look; others want to be more formal.— Joe Pereira, founder and Chairman of the Kit Group
There’s a definite trend towards wearing uniforms.— Joe Pereira, founder and Chairman of the Kit Group
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