What is a Lanyard?

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Lanyards, in their simplest form, are strips of material or rope that are generally used to secure something. In the context of sports such as climbing or sailing, the lanyard may be used to secure lines and raise and lower things such as sails and shrouds.



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Bespoke Lanyards & Office Security

The most common place to find custom ID lanyards these days is in the workplace where they are used to help easily identify employees or visitors.

Lanyards consist of a chord or strip of material that is worn around the neck or wrist and are produced with a plastic or metal clip that can be used to attach an ID card holder, name badge holder or other accessory.

We offer the following types of lanyard:

Custom Printed Lanyards

Personalised lanyards customised with your design.

Plain Lanyards

Coloured lanyards in a choice of colours and styles.

Pre-printed Lanyards

Printed with popular phrases such as Staff, Visitor etc.

Double Clip Lanyards

Great for conferences and events.


Custom Lanyards Boost Your Brand Awareness

The beauty of the bespoke company lanyard is its combination of simplicity and functionality. Not only are they widely used for workplace ID management, but with customised lanyards or branded lanyards you can showcase your logo or brand delivering the following benefits:

  • Quickly Identify Staff or Visitors
  • Great High Impact Exposure for Your Brand or Logo
  • Helps Employees Feel Like a Valued Team Member
  • Low Cost Marketing

Personalised Lanyards - Common Uses

A personalised lanyard can be used across all areas of buiness from ID and access management, to allowing staff to login easily to tills or computer systems and indeed they can even be sold or used as promotional giveaways to boost your brand or to highlight a particular cause, product or interest group.

  • Securing Keys or Access Cards
  • Login Fobs for Tills or POS Systems
  • Securing Handheld Electronic Devices in Retail, Bars & Restaurants or Delivery Couriers
  • Retractable Reels for Passes for Doors, Ski-lifts or Other Controlled Access Areas

Buy Personalised Lanyards & Custom Lanyards