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Wales - Covid restrictions set to be eased

Mark Drakeford has announced that Wales will move fully into alert level 1 from Saturday, July 17, and is set to lift nearly all restrictions on people and businesses three weeks later on….

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Lifting of Covid restrictions in Scotland

The First Minister told the Scottish Parliament that the country would move to Level 0 but face masks will remain “mandatory”.

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Lifting of Covid restrictions in England

With the Prime Minister easing restrictions on our lives from 19 July in England, this is indeed great news following the nightmare we have had to live through these past 16 months….

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GREAT NEWS!

The time has now come for one voice to represent the many industry professionals from all parts of the hair, barber and beauty industry joining together, and working together for the betterment of the sector!

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APPG for Hairdressing, Barbering and Cosmetology

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Hairdressing, Barbering and Cosmetology was reconstituted at the AGM on the 14th June.

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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…

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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.

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T Levels Employer Incentive

The Department for Education has announced that employers will be able to claim £1000 for every T Level student they host on a high-quality industry placement, as part of a new incentive scheme

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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.

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Use of visors and goggles from May 17th

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson MP, announced on Monday 10 May that the next phase of the lockdown would be going ahead as planned in England from Monday 17 May. 

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