Top 10 Benefits of Employee Uniforms
We all know that introducing a company uniform can be expensive, however there are a list of benefits uniforms offer, too. Usually, these benefits outweigh the cost, which is actually tax deductible, anyway!
Here are our top 10 reasons why we think employee uniforms are a must!
1. Create a Professional Image for Your Business
Whether you like it or not, society judges people on how they look. Asking your employees to dress in a certain way can lift your businesse’s image. If your staff turn up to work each day in a pristine uniform, your business is certainly going to come across far more professional than rocking up in tracksuits!
2. Brand Awareness
Having a company uniform with your brand’s logos and colours is the ultimate way to create brand awareness. Just think of whenever you have seen someone from Woolworths down the street – you are immediately reminded of the brand, once again.
If your work uniforms are well designed, they have the ability to provide further information about your business, acting as free advertising tool.
When it comes to some occupations, uniforms provide a level of safety. This is particularly evident in the construction industry. For example, road workers need to wear high visibility apparel in order to be seen, avoiding collision with vehicles.
When you walk into a big store, it’s easy to tell who works there and who doesn’t. You simply have to look at their uniform. Company uniforms help to easily identify who does and who doesn’t belong in certain work areas.
Think about hospitality. For example, chef hats help to keep stray bit of hair away from the food. Or if you’re thinking of the medical industry, Doctors and nurses gloves keep any germs out of infected wounds.
7. Create a Team Atmosphere
Team uniforms help to foster a sense of belonging, creating a team atmosphere. If your staff feel like they belong, and are part of a team, they are more likely to perform better.
8. Employee Benefit
Proving a company uniform for your staff not only provides the business with several benefits, as mentioned above, it is also helpful for the staff. For example, they save money on purchasing work clothes.
9. Customer Relationships
Company uniforms make employees immediately recognisable. Therefore, if a customer is looking for help, they have a clear sense of who they need to speak to, therefore making the relationship positive right from the very start.
10. Company Pride
Work uniforms help give staff a sense of pride and responsibility. Uniforms also let the staff act as direct brand ambassadors outside of work whilst they are wearing their uniforms.
If you are thinking of introducing a company uniform, and picking up on all these fantastic benefits, what better time than now? Plus, if you order your company’s uniform from ONTHEGO, you will get a 15% discount – only available until the 30th of June, so be quick!