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The Soap Co.: Employment and Opportunity

The Soap Co.: Employment and Opportunity

July 12, 2017

This week has been interesting. For those who don’t know, due to a similarity in names with a company called Soap & Co. which has been investigated by BBC Newsnight, many people mistook our brand for theirs.

 

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Statement from THE SOAP CO. Re. BBC investigation into SOAP & CO.

Statement from THE SOAP CO. Re. BBC investigation into SOAP & CO.

July 11, 2017

We have been made aware of a BBC investigation into a company called SOAP & CO.  Our company THE SOAP CO. has absolutely no connection to SOAP & CO.  We are a completely separate company.  This is us: https://thesoapco.org.

 

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Bring Your Dog to Work Day

Bring Your Dog to Work Day

June 23, 2017

Did you know that Friday, 23rd of June is Bring Your Dog to Work Day? At The Soap Co. and CLARITY, we welcome dogs any day, not just for fun and for all the benefits that having a dog in a workplace brings. They are working dogs who help our staff on their journeys to and from work, and so much more. Stephen Steppens, our long-standing receptionist, is one of our staff who has a guide dog, and this is his story.

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COMPETITION TIME: It’s Your Chance To #RaiseTheBar!

COMPETITION TIME: It’s Your Chance To #RaiseTheBar!

June 22, 2017

To celebrate our soap bars being sold in Anthropologie, we’re offering you the chance to win our best-selling bar soap, Black Poppy & Wild Fig.

With naturally exfoliating black poppy seeds you’re going to have a smile on your face as you throw away your plastic loofah for good.

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After Years out of the Spotlight, They're Back

After Years out of the Spotlight, They're Back

May 26, 2017

No, we’re not talking ripped jeans, shoulder pads or glitter…the bar soap is back. Beauty lovers around the world from London to New York, Tokyo to Sydney are swapping their shower gel for bar soap. There is a new breed of bars that pack as much luxury (if not more) than their liquid counterparts. Like Sarah Walker from Instyle says, “Unleash the soap from its delicate wrapping and take it for a test drive—this beauty standard is better than ever.”

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Creating the Exfoliating Soap Pebble

Creating the Exfoliating Soap Pebble

May 03, 2017

We spoke to Jason from our Keswick workshop who is the brains behind our new Soap Pebble. Jason explains what inspired The Soap Co.’s new product and how they are produced.

Here in the Lake District, we are surrounded by stunning countryside and it is impossible not to be inspired by the landscape. Running through the heart of Keswick and joining River Derwent is the River Greta. 

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COMPETITION TIME: Get Your Hands on Your Very Own Soap Pebble

COMPETITION TIME: Get Your Hands on Your Very Own Soap Pebble

May 02, 2017

Do you have a lot of nasties and plastics hiding in your bathroom or beauty bag?

To celebrate the launch of The Soap Co.’s new Exfoliating Soap Pebble, we’re helping you to swap your plastic loofah with a handcrafted Soap Pebble made in the Lake District, wrapped in wool from local Herdwick sheep.

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A Simple Bar of Soap?

A Simple Bar of Soap?

January 16, 2017

At The Soap Co. we meet journalists, retailers and beauty thought leaders to talk about The Soap Co. 

An interesting trend has started to emerge. The humble soap bar is having a resurgence. A seemingly simple item, The Soap Co. soap bars are far from it.

Camilla, Head of Commercial at The Soap Co. shares why The Soap Co. soap bar is her favourite Soap Co. product. 

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We Are Recruiting a Marketing Manager and BD Manager

We Are Recruiting a Marketing Manager and BD Manager

December 28, 2016

The Soap Co. & CLARITY are recruiting a Marketing Manager and Business Development Manager

The Soap Co. has had a huge first year, with national press coverage, now stocked in over 15 independent retailers, in the offices of PwC and Accenture and in restaurants and pubs across the UK. 

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Thank You to All Our Customers, Staff, Volunteers and Advisers

Thank You to All Our Customers, Staff, Volunteers and Advisers

December 22, 2016

As the year draws to a close, we reflect on 2016 and the transformation of The Soap Co. from a start-up to a business that is scaling up rapidly. With customers including large companies like Accenture and PwC, independent retailers across the country and every individual ethical customer using their purchasing power to change the world.

 

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Did You See Us in These Gift Lists?

Did You See Us in These Gift Lists?

December 22, 2016

This Christmas we have been so pleased to see traditional press and digital influencers embracing the spirit of our campaign Give Good Gifts. 

From vloggers and bloggers to the Financial Times, we have been spoilt for gift lists featuring beautiful products that are good and do good.

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Missed the Last Post for Christmas? You Can Buy The Soap Co. Here

Missed the Last Post for Christmas? You Can Buy The Soap Co. Here

December 21, 2016

If you were hoping to give a Soap Co. Gift Set or Bar Soap to someone special, don't worry, you haven't missed your chance. 

You can still buy our products at the following independent retailers around the country.

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The Guardian. Fashion: The Measure

The Guardian. Fashion: The Measure

December 19, 2016

In the Guardian this weekend, The Measure featured The Soap Co. in the number two spot of their guide to fashion trends. 

"Soap Co Super-chic packaging for gift sets made by a workforce of disabled people, and less than £40. Tick, tick and tick."

You can enjoy it here.

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#GiveGoodGifts Meets: Sasha, Founder of Liberty London Girl

#GiveGoodGifts Meets: Sasha, Founder of Liberty London Girl

December 19, 2016

Sasha is a journalist, broadcaster and editor and founder of the blog, Liberty London Girl. 

We loved welcoming her at The Soap Co. in December and introducing her to our team in East London. 

As our final, Give Good Gifts interview, here is Sasha sharing her favourite things about Christmas. 

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I Want You to Know. Gift Guide: Making a Difference

I Want You to Know. Gift Guide: Making a Difference

December 15, 2016

Did you see us in the gorgeous gift guide by Kristabel on I Want You To Know

If not, enjoy this lovely curated list of gifts that make a difference

 

 

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Finalist in the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2016

Finalist in the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2016

December 14, 2016

The Soap Co. has been recognized as "One To Watch" at the recent Social Enterprise Awards 2016. 

Finalists include Change Please, the innovative collaboration between The Big Issue and Old Spike Roastery

For a full list of finalists and the award winners, visit the Social Enterprise UK. 

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#GiveGoodGifts Meets...Jane from The Communications Store

#GiveGoodGifts Meets...Jane from The Communications Store

December 10, 2016

We are delighted to interview Jane Harper, Divisional Director at The Communications Store. 

The Communications Store is a world leading strategic brand development and communications company for the best-known brands from House of Holland to Fenwick of Bond Street

We couldn't be more excited that The Communications Store will be working with us to make 2017 a huge year for The Soap Co. 

What do you love about Christmas?

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On the Ninth Day of Christmas...Translate your code for free delivery

On the Ninth Day of Christmas...Translate your code for free delivery

December 09, 2016

As part of our special Twelve Days of Christmas campaign, we're offering free delivery on all your purchases with us from Friday the 9th until midnight on Saturday the 10th of December.

To obtain your offer code, translate it from Braille here.

 

 

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#GiveGoodGifts Meets...Holly Rose, Creator of Leotie Lovely

#GiveGoodGifts Meets...Holly Rose, Creator of Leotie Lovely

December 08, 2016

Our #GiveGoodGifts interview today is with Holly Rose, creator of the beautiful conscious lifestyle blog, Leotie Lovely.

What do you love about Christmas? 

Family. I love that on Christmas it seems like the whole world is quiet and we all seem to connect without our phones or any other distractions in the way. My family is split to two sides of the pond with the girls having been raised in Canada and the boys having been raised in England.

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#GiveGoodGifts Meets..Jeska & Dean, Founders of The Future Kept

#GiveGoodGifts Meets..Jeska & Dean, Founders of The Future Kept

December 07, 2016

We are delighted to welcome Jeska & Dean to our #GiveGoodGifts campaign today. 

We were smitten from the very first time we visited The Future Kept and Lobster & Swan. It is a pleasure to hear what they love about Christmas and their favourite gifts.  

What do you love about Christmas?

  

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The Pool: Christmas Gifts That Give Back

The Pool: Christmas Gifts That Give Back

December 07, 2016

Did you see us in The Pool Christmas Gift Guide - Christmas Gifts That Give Back?

Fantastic to be there alongside some great gifts from WWF, National Trust, UNICEF and Cancer Research UK. 

 

 

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#GiveGoodGifts Meets...Jen, Creator of Tartan Brunette

#GiveGoodGifts Meets...Jen, Creator of Tartan Brunette

December 06, 2016

We are delighted to share with your our interview with Jen Brownlie. Jen is creator of Tartan Brunette, a minimalist fashion blog covering ethical living and sustainability. 

What do you love about Christmas?

I'm a massive fan of Christmas and love pretty much everything about this time of year.

 

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#GiveGoodGifts Meets...Emily, Founder of Aerende

#GiveGoodGifts Meets...Emily, Founder of Aerende

December 03, 2016

Emily launched Aerende, a fellow social enterprise curating a beautiful collection of life-improving homewares. 

In a few short months, she has gained coverage and recognition for her work in the Financial Times and the Observer amongst others. 

 

 

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Financial Times Magazine. How To Spend It.

Financial Times Magazine. How To Spend It.

December 02, 2016

Did you see our products in The Financial Times Magazine, How To Spend It?

Our hand soap, bar soap and hand lotion were featured as part of the lovely Bather Gift Set from Aerende. 

The article starts...

 

 

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