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  • Top Tips for Job Hunters - Covid-19

    Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 by Admin4 comments

    The Coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented and having a profound effect on all of our lives. Every industry is feeling the impact of the economic challenges that come with Covid-19. Within the fashion and textiles industry most high street retailers and suppliers have understandably put recruitment on hold, some of those clients have expressed that they are still looking but just cannot conduct ...

  • Top Tips For Working From Home - Covid-19

    Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 by AdminNo comments

    Following recent government advice employers attempt to limit staff exposure to the coronavirus outbreak by allowing staff to begin remote working, read our top tips on how to work effectively from home. Many companies are suggesting workers who can get the job done from home do just that. Some technology companies which produce software used by remote workers, including Zoom and Slack, have ...

  • The UK's Coronavirus Furlough Scheme Explained

    Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 by AdminNo comments

    Thousands of employees are being told that their jobs are reliant on the Government’s furlough scheme as the coronavirus crisis collapses businesses. But what does that even mean? WHAT DOES FURLOUGH MEAN? ‘Furloughed worker’ is not a recognised term in UK employment law, although it is commonly used in the US. Government guidance says someone is furloughed if they remain employed but are not ...

  • Interesting Article - The New Face of Luxury

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte Hanna2 comments

    The New Face of Luxury: How to Maintain Exclusivity in the World of Social Media This report looks at how the luxury fashion, beauty and lifestyle sector is embracing the emerging space of influencer marketing and offers valuable trends and learning points. Today, luxury brands face a precarious balancing act between the rapid growth in social media, where luxury has become more attainable on a ...

  • Interest in second-hand fashion continues to grow

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    As concerns rise over the unsustainable price tag of fast fashion, some young people are looking online for a way to look good for less without hurting the planet. A new study suggests that the UK’s second hand item market is set to surge in the coming years, echoing industry reports that the market could overtake the fast fashion market by 2029. The rise of the ethical consumer People are ...

  • 10 WAYS TO GET NEW JOB READY FOR 2020

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte Hanna1 comment

    The beginning of the year is the most popular time to make a career change, which means that it is even more competitive. If you want to stand out from the crowd, it pays to be prepared. Here are some handy tips. 1. Be patient – it might take time Remember, it will probably take until Easter (at the earliest) before you start a new role, so don’t rush into the wrong decision. 2. Remain loyal – it ...

  • Interesting article - Making beautiful colours without toxic chemicals

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Making beautiful colours without toxic chemicals By Emma WoollacottTechnology of Business reporter https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51007426

  • Fashion Degree Courses

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Fashion communication and fashion promotion degrees Different universities have different names for their degrees in this area. Variations include fashion communication, fashion promotion, fashion communication and promotion, fashion public relations and communication, fashion communication and styling, and fashion promotion and imaging. While the exact content may vary slightly, you can expect ...

  • Which Fashion Degree?

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Fashion degrees are very industry-focused; from day one of your course you will be preparing for your future career. There will be a lot of independent study to help you develop your own identity and voice, but you will have the chance to learn a variety of creative and technical skills, build up a professional portfolio and exhibit your work. You can study at a traditional university, an art and ...

  • I want to be a Designer…

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Fashion design jobs are extremely competitive and you'll need a combination of good qualifications, relevant industry experience and an impressive portfolio to secure a job with a high-profile design house. Being self employed is also an option. If you're struggling to secure a design job you could set up on your own. You could design pieces to sell in pop-up shops or online via eBay or Depop. If ...