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Apprenticeship Standard Published!
Textile Care Services Operative has been given the "Go Live" for the standard.
TSA Member receives MBE
MBE for Manchester Entrepreneur, Prof. Vikas Shah in New Year’s Honours List
CBI-led GDPR Seminar
CBI offers TSA members a discounted rate for a GDPR seminar to help ensure your businesses are protected against the changes
Merry Christmas from TSA
Merry Christmas to all our Members and, please see the Christmas Closure Hours.
FREE with TSA Membership: Croner Consulting
You don’t need to hire a solicitor for Employment Law advice or employ a Health & Safety consultant to tighten up your businesses policies and procedures. Your TSA membership includes free access to an expert employment law and health & safety helpline.
A big thank you to TSA members for your involvement throughout 2017
Tribunal Claims raise by 120%: Beware
Since the Supreme Court ruled that the tribunal fees regime was unlawful and a ‘barrier to justice’ in July claims have shot up by 120%. The latest tribunal data compares the number of claims accepted in April to June 2017 and July to September 2017. Croner Consulting, TSA's HR partner, provide a warning for Members.
Approved Final Standard for Textile Care Services Operative
We are getting ever closer to an active apprenticeship available for England
Members: TSA support you via drycleaningadvice.org
Focussed on dry cleaning and wet cleaning, the new TSA run website is available to members of the public to provide top tips
Urgent Member Update: Gas/Electric
Fox Energy, TSA's Energy Alliance Partnership, keep Members in the loop of any events that have a knock-on effect on the bottom-line.
Representing Textile Services
TSA represents the Textile Services industry and has had their first written evidence published
Energy Management Seminar: 13th February
Energy Management Seminar to be held on 13th February at Village Hotel Swindon for anyone responsible for energy and efficiency in a laundry.
Congratulations to TSA Board Member
TSA Board Member, Peter Egan of Johnson's Apparelmaster, has been announced as the successor for Johnson Service Group CEO.
CBI Economic Brief December 2017
Shared from CBI for Members. Highlights: - Q3 GDP growth underpinned by a rebound in household spending - Consumer-facing firms are under pressure according to November CBI surveys
CBI Useful Links and Responses
CBI shared their Business Update with us to share with our Members
Apprenticeship Levy impacts Training Starts
The introduction of the apprenticeship levy has caused a big drop in the number of people starting training programmes – government figures have confirmed. Article from Croner Consulting - TSA Legal Advisors, support and help available as part of membership.
TSA Comments on Budget 2017
The Budget will always cause a stir and 2017 is no different. In light of the wage rates, TSA comments.
TSA Member, Fishers Laundry Group announces acquisition
Fishers, based in Scotland, announce acquisition by K-Bro Linen Inc.