UK: The BCIA’s Gala Dinner held at the Cafe Royal in London included the presentation of the Career and Workwear Show Awards. Winning design for overall workwear was won by Vermilion for its outfit for BT engineers.

From the left, Maggie Philbin, the TV presenter and hostess of the Career and Workwear Show Awards Ceremony introduced the individual awards. Next to Maggie is Alan Cork managing editor of LCN’s sister publication Hospital Equipment News. Next to him, Bill Evett, editor of Laundry and Cleaning News, Carol Carruthers, customer services director for Vermilion Corporatewear, Bruce Robbins, head designer for Vermilion, Malcolm Brown, BT design manager and Michael – the model, wearing the award winning BT outfit. The magazines were involved in the judging of the competitors for the Workwear Award. See page 49 further news from for the Career and Workwear Show that was held at the Islington Design Centre.