Please find the lastest news from the TSA and its members!
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 7th September 2020
It has been a few weeks since the last update, hopefully some of you will have been able to get away and have had a well-deserved break.
TSA Upcoming Webinars - Register Here!
We have three exciting webinars for you to register for, all free of charge for TSA members.
Climate Change Agreement - Scheme Now Open for New Entrants
It is a great opportunity that the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme is now open for new entrants and even greater news that the deadline has been extended to 30th October 2020.
TSA - HACCP Training for RABC Team
As mentioned in the last CEO update, as a part of our support for the Interim Healthcare Laundry Certification, we have scheduled a virtual Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training to equip your team.
Hospitality Laundries Charge to the Rescue of the NHS and Care Homes
Over thirty hospitality laundries have already signed up to a new certification scheme that will allow them to help the UK’s health and social care system manage the increasing amount of dirty linens and textiles that is being created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 4th August 2020
I have just spoken with an Economist journalist who has been tasked with updating their global report for our industry! I really struggled to answer so many of his questions as we really do not understand the full impact of the pandemic yet and there is still no end game in sight.
CBI and HSE - Tools supporting SMEs impacted by coronavirus
Webinars and tools available to help support SMEs impacted by coronavirus.
CBI Report on Net-Zero: the road to low-carbon heat
A new Heat Commission convened by the CBI and University of Birmingham - with leading industry figures - has called on the Government to ban the installation of conventional gas boilers in homes from 2025.
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 16th July 2020
We are definitely starting to get a feeling that the worst is behind us and at least we are starting to discuss doing laundry again.
Rest Assured: UK Laundries Pledge to Hospitality Industry
UK laundries are working hard to support the re-emerging hospitality market by establishing new protocols for a Covid-19 world.
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 2nd July 2020
This weekend we will see the reopening of some of our customer base, with 60% planning on opening almost straight away, and 70% opening by the end of the month.
A Cry for Help for 28,000 Laundry Workers
Everyone agrees that laundries should be on the list of businesses that can apply for rate relief. MPs agree. Cabinet officers agree. Local councils agree.
TSA - Open Letter - Textile Care Hospitality Industry
I am writing yet another open letter to all MPs that have laundries in their constituencies. We have also sent a personalised letter to senior cabinet ministers, as I simply do not know what else to do.
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 17th June 2020
Number 11 and still counting! At least this newsletter can start to talk about the hospitality plans to reopen, we don’t yet know when, how or if it will work financially – lets hope this proves to be good news for everyone.
PPE Gowns Shortage Finally Sorted Out?
Government works with UK laundry industry on reusable gowns service, saving NHS £millions
Laundry Industry Totally Ignored by Government
24,000 jobs at risk as lack of financial support kills hospitality laundry companies
Ecolab COVID-19 Webinar (Reopening Laundries Safely)
You are invited to a webinar from Ecolab Textile Care
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 3rd June 2020
Newsletter Number 10 and I think we are all now starting to feel a real frustration around how our industry is being treated with regards to obtaining Hospitality status, more about this later.