2021 has continued where 2020 left off, delivering challenges for businesses and individuals with the ongoing economic impact of Covid-19 and the final exit of the UK from the European Union
Specialised Canvas has embraced the challenges of 2020 and 2021 and continues to grow and develop as a supplier for contract sewing and bespoke canvas solutions.
ɡəˈziːbəʊ/ noun According to my online dictionary, a gazebo is ‘a small building, especially one in the garden of a house, that gives a wide view of the surrounding area’. This project has done exactly that and given its delighted owners and occupants an extremely wide view of their garden. Specialised Canvas Services are as pleased as our client with the way this has turned out and proves once again that given a challenge, we’ll rise to it. This particular…
Flexiplastics, a division of Specialised Canvas Group, is based in Chesterfield just two minutes from junction 29a of the M1. During the Ebola outbreak in 2014, Flexiplastics were enlisted to work closely with the NHS and Ministry of Defence to manufacture medical isolators which were used to repatriate British nationals who were exposed to the virus.
Following a week long audit of our property, people and processes we are delighted to announce that we gained re-certification of ISO 9001:2015 (quality management) and ISO 14001:2015 (environmental management). Additionally, we as also gained certification for the ISO 45001:2018 which focuses on occupational health and safety.
As the nation prepares itself to deal with the disease in the coming weeks and most probably months, it’s also essential to think about the impact this will have on UK businesses and the economy as a whole – as we publish this post stocks are down 8% on the day! Supply chains are already being impacted, this will undoubtedly only worsen, and consumers buying habits will significantly change and become harder to predict.