Changes to the Self-Isolation rules in England from Monday 17th January
Self-isolation for those with COVID-19 can end after five full days following two negative LFD tests…
Financial Support for businesses, including the ‘personal care’ sector in Wales
The Welsh Government has confirmed that the following financial support will be available…
Latest financial update from Rishi Sunak the Chancellor of the Exchequer
To support businesses impacted by Omicron, the Chancellor announced on Tuesday 21 December…
Hair & Barber Council and Salon Supplies commit to working together for the good of the industry
Salon Supplies are delighted to announce their affiliate support of the Hair & Barber Council…
Hair and Barber Council and the HBSA commit to working together for the good of the industry
The Hair and Barber Council is delighted to announce the continued support of the HBSA (Hairdressing…
£3000 incentive payment for hiring a new apprentice – date extension
On 4 October the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, announced the extension of the £3000 incentive payment…
All Party Parliamentary Group for Hairdressing, Barbering and Cosmetology (APPG)
All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common…
Inaugural British Hair and Beauty Collective meeting
The first meeting of the British Hair & Beauty Collective took place with hairdressers, barbers, press and industry representatives virtually gathered together…
VTCT set to become the first Awarding Organisation to make black hair and skin part of their core curriculum
Market-leading hair and beauty Awarding Organisation, VTCT, has initiated an overhaul of their qualification offering to ensure…
Hair & Barber Council announces new Chair and Vice Chair
Following the Council meeting on the 14 July, Keith Conniford, Registrar and CEO of the Hair & Barber Council, is delighted to announce that Ben Dellicompagni…
New report on the plight of the Hair, Barber and Beauty sector as part of The Grimsey Review
This highly anticipated review focuses on the increasingly worrying position of the retail, hair and beauty and hospitality sectors.
Eviction protection extended for businesses most in need
Businesses that have had to remain closed during the pandemic and are unable to pay rent on their commercial property will continue to be protected from eviction…
Applications for the increased incentive payment for hiring a new apprentice are now open.
Employers with apprentices who have an employment start date between 1 April 2021 and 30 September 2021 and who also have a practical period (training) start date between 1 April 2021 and 30 November 2021 may be eligible for an incentive payment.
Dawson Penn retires from the Hair and Barber Council
Since the hugely sad passing of our Chair Bill Shaw MBE earlier in the year, Dawson Penn, a man that has been on the Council for well over 20 years agreed to step in as interim Chair prior to a new Chair being appointed.
Denman International Team up with the Hair Council
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Increased financial support from Local Councils
Increased financial support from Local Council’s/Authorities in England Latest update information from BEIS benefitting mobile and self-employed people in our sector Local Authorities are encouraged to support businesses from all sectors
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.
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
- Changes to the Self-Isolation rules in England from Monday 17th January
- Financial Support for businesses, including the ‘personal care’ sector in Wales
- Update on Covid-19 support in Scotland
- Additional restrictions grant allocation
- Latest financial update from Rishi Sunak the Chancellor of the Exchequer