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FEL Deputy CEO Jackie Bertram Talks to The Times

April 15, 2024 - April 15, 2024   


Published on Saturday 24th June 2023, Retail Editor at The Times, Isabella Fish, talked to Fashion-Enter Ltd’s CEO, Jackie Bertram, about the current crisis and drop in orders within Leicester’s manufacturing sector. Jackie arranged for Isabella to hear from ex-garment workers that were now being upskilled at the FCFTA to understand what their aims were after training as well as adding her personal opinion on the matter. Isabella also interviewed various Leicester suppliers, garment workers along with visiting a local food bank and organisations such as FAB – L @ the Highfields Centre and the Garment Workers Trust. The article titled: ‘How Leicester’s booming clothes factories fell apart at the seams’ The city once clothed the world. Now it’s blighted by fast fashion and its reputation is stained after a ‘slave labour’ exposé, was published in The Times newspaper and online on 24th June.

 

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