Shaping the future together

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JH JHB Covid - Skin Testing March 2021

We are advocating that all salons, freelancers and barbers that provide colour services should re Test everyone before a colour service when they return to work (RTW); this to avoid issues hairdressers/ barbers have had re prior COVID positive tests and/ or individuals who have now received their vaccination/s – the whole COVID questionnaires being used in the sector are now becoming a discrimination tool hence the rationale.


Founder of Salons Owner United

The Hair & Barber Council (HBC) together with Salon Owners United (SOU) are forming a collaboration to further strengthen and amplify the voice of Hair Professionals and Barber Professionals throughout the United Kingdom.


The Budget and the way forward

Sadly, the Budget didn’t give the financial support for our sector that we wanted and campaigned heavily for.

The VAT situation still goes on unresolved and I am very disappointed that the Chancellor didn’t use this budget…


Press Release from the APPG

PRESS RELEASE New ‘Personal Care’ Department at BEIS As Co-Chairs of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Hairdressing, Barbering and Cosmetology, the setting up of these specific sectors at BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial…


SAGE research confirms Hairdressing and Barbering industry not responsible for increase in Covid-19 infections

We are not responsible! Following extensive discussions and debate between The Hair and Barber Council and BEIS


Registrar's letter to the Chancellor: a must-read

With the Hair, Barber and Beauty industry having received no specific financial support during the pandemic, read here a letter sent to The Chancellor, co-signed by MPs and industry partners:


Important information from the ICO

The ICO is the UK’s independent regulator for data protection and information rights. They are engaging with organisations in the Hair, Barber and Beauty industry to help them comply with their legal obligations.