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David Stevens, CEO of the TSA (Textile Services Association) comments on the budget:

4 March 2021

Of course it’s good that the furlough scheme has been extended to September.  We’re happy that the Chancellor has also announced a new recovery loan scheme, the investment incentives are a definite plus so there are some positives. Having said that, we’re very disappointed that the Chancellor didn’t see fit to expand the recovery net.  Commercial laundries are still in this enormous black hole outside of the government’s support bubble.  We aren’t eligible for business rates relief or for recovery...

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“The future recovery is being put at risk” – the government is failing commercial laundries

24 February 2021

Lincoln Laundry highlights holes in government support of hospitality industry Lincoln Laundry, based in North Hykeham, Lincoln, is a family run business employing 15 people that provides high quality laundry services for a range of industries, including hotels, restaurants and catering, education and healthcare, as well as supplying workwear and a range of specialist services. Its experience of the Covid-19 pandemic is that of many commercial laundries, having been denied much of the financial support provided to other industries. “The...

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Give a shout out to the 4000 healthcare laundry workers!

22 April 2020

Remember the key workers behind the key workers, says the TSA A really positive result to come out of the crisis is that some of the amazing essential workers are at last getting the recognition they deserve. Now the Textile Services Association (TSA), which represents commercial laundries in the UK, wants to remind the country of another group of amazing people.  They are the key workers who support the healthcare key workers. They are the 4,000 laundry workers who are...

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