Please find the lastest news from the TSA and its members!
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.
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 20th May 2020
Number 9 and counting! This one is shorter I promise, but still lots going on. Webinar tomorrow for the independent laundries.
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 13th May 2020
This is update number eight! Never even thought of numbering them when we started way back in March! We are starting to get into a bit of a routine around the lobbying, write a letter, get a standard reply, write another letter.
TSA - Open Letter to the Government - Textile Care Hospitality Industry - 12 May 2020
I am again writing another open letter to you as Chief Executive of the Textile Services Association (TSA), the trade association for the industrial and commercial laundry industry.
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 6th May 2020
Another week in lockdown! As we celebrate VE day this Friday it starts to feel a bit like a war time effort, I wonder when we can celebrate our own VE day with regards to this war.
Update from the TSA Chief Executive - 29th April 2020
It will come as no surprise to confirm it continues to be extremely busy at the TSA. With 50 participants on the Webinar last week it demonstrates there is a real need for us to continue to all work together throughout this crisis and try to mitigate the long-term impact on our industry.
Give a Shout Out to the 4000 Healthcare Laundry Workers!
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.
Are Healthcare Workers Uniforms a Coronavirus Risk if Washed at Home?
“Domestic washing may not be adequate” say experts Experts are warning that healthcare workers who wash their uniforms at home may be compromising the safety of not only their family but also their colleagues and patients.
Industry's Got Talent
On a lighter note we have noticed from our conference calls that certain members have guitars hanging behind them and it occurred that in the current climate we could all do with some light entertainment.
Update from the TSA Chief Executive
We promised one a week so here we go, at least this is a shorter one! The phone never stops which is fantastic, it makes us all at the TSA feel we are contributing in our own small way.
TSA - Open Letter to the Government - Textile Care Hospitality Industry
I am writing this additional open letter as the Chief Executive of the Textile Services Association (TSA), the trade association for the industrial and commercial laundry industry.