031 – Mick Cheema, Basic Premier – Life as an Ethical Clothing Manufacturer in Leicester

What’s it really like being a clothing manufacturer in Leicester?

In this episode we hear from Mick Cheema, who runs garment factory Basic Premier in Leicester.

Mick set up Basic Premier in 2012, to manufacture up to 70,000 garments a week for high street retailers. 

Once described as Leicester’s greenest factory, in this frank interview Mick sets the record straight about what it’s really like to run an ethical clothing manufacturing business in Leicester.

More about Basic Premier

Government interim report into the sustainability of UK fashion industry – where were the manufacturers?

Show notes for this podcast: makeitbritish.co.uk/031

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