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What rights do your new salon and barbershop employees have?

Your new salon or barbershop employee will have legal rights as soon as they accept your offer of employment and turn up for their first day of work – even during their probationary period. Read more

Annual leave

Holiday entitlement for salon and barbershop employees

Find answers to the most common holiday entitlement questions salon and barbershop owners raise with the NHF.  Read more

Are you listening

Employers' liability insurance for salons and barbershops

As an employer, you must have employers' liability insurance to protect your salon and barbershop employees. Read more

Allergy alert record card

Public liability insurance for your salon or barbershop

Public liability insurance is vital protection for your salon or barbershop. It will cover compensation payouts and the legal costs of defending a claim. Read more

Claiming expenses

Beat business disruption: plan for business as usual

Business disruption can be extremely costly. This can be anything from your booking system going down, to floods, fire, theft or power cuts. A peace-of-mind plan plus insurance is vital. Read more


Turn complaints into compliments at your salon or barbershop

Handling complaints well is a vital skill for salon and barbershop owners. But how should you respond when someone complains, and what about negative reviews online?  Read more

Conflict between employees

How to resolve conflict between salon employees

How to deal with quarrelling salon employees effectively, and avoid their conflict damaging your hair, beauty or barber business.  Read more


Do you know your legal requirements when offering clients guest Wi-Fi?

Is free Wi-Fi an essential for your clients? Make sure your aware of the legal aspects when introducing this into your business.  Read more

Hefty Problem

A Hefty Problem?

An NHF member had a client who over the years had got bigger and bigger in size, to the extent now that the stylist was worried the chair wouldn’t able to cope.  Read more