We are all familiar with the camouflage pattern that soldiers wear. We see the spotty pattern in shades of green and brown all over the world. But Defense in the Netherlands is going to change that. The old uniform, which has been worn since the eighties, will be replaced. Under the name of project STRONG (Soldier Transformation On Going), they have developed a new clothing package, including a modified camouflage pattern.
For most men putting on a shirt is no problem. It’s something you don’t have to think about. But closing all those buttons one by one can be a challenge for some people. This could be because of a physical disability or simply because it is time-consuming. Mehdi De la Haye thought it was time for a solution and set up the NoButtons brand.
The army's search for female personnel has become a trend that cannot be ignored. And this is quite something. More and more countries are changing their policies and dress codes to make jobs within the Department of Defense more attractive to women. Last week, the Swiss army announced that it was also going to take steps.
Last August, I wrote an article in collaboration with Kim Hendriks about whether your employer can obligate you to pay for your company clothing or work shoes. I wrote this in response to two ladies who asked me for advice. A few weeks ago I received a similar question from another reader, except this time it was about safety shoes.
It is the world’s largest and oldest insurance market. The marketplace where insurance buyers and sellers come together. I’m talking about Lloyd’s of London. An environment where because of the formal dress code you cannot just show up in your jeans. The only question is for how long...