Legal support offered by the NBF can help save you time, money and give you peace of mind that your business is covered. We regularly update our legal documentation and ensure you’re kept up to date with the latest changes to legislation. Your membership also includes up to £50,000 legal expenses insurance for tax disputes*.

This section covers:

Included in your membership: 

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Legal support

  • 24/7 commercial helpline to answer queries on commercial law, tax, VAT and payroll.
  • Up to £50,000 automatic legal expenses insurance cover for tax disputes*.

Legal documentation

  • Chair & room/area renting agreements

Latest news

  • Latest information on changes to legislation

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How we can help you

Please see below typical scenarios that we help our members with daily:

Legal expenses cover:

Q: What is the legal expenses* cover?
A: Worried about lawyers’ costs? As an NHF Member you are automatically registered in our Commercial Legal Expenses Scheme.

This cover (free and part of your membership benefits) will pay your business legal costs up to £50,000*. The comprehensive cover extends to solicitors’ and barristers’ fees, court costs, expenses for Expert Witness and accountants’ fees (subject to normal policy terms, conditions and limitations being met) for tax disputes. The policy may also pay the costs of appealing or defending an appeal.

Protect your salon

Enjoy immediate access to all NBF membership benefits by joining today. You can join us here, call us on 01234 831965 or email us. We’d be delighted to chat to you and answer your membership questions. Annual membership starts from just £147 for Solo Members.

Already a Member of the NHF? Simply login to learn more about your membership benefits, call our Membership Team on 01234 831965 or email us.

*Important information about your legal expenses cover: 

Worried about lawyers’ costs? As an NHF Member you are automatically registered in our Commercial Legal Expenses Scheme for employment and tax disputes.

This cover (free and part of your membership benefits) will pay your business legal costs up to £50,000*. The comprehensive cover extends to solicitors’ and barristers’ fees, court costs, expenses for Expert Witness and accountants’ fees (subject to normal policy terms, conditions and limitations being met). The policy may also pay the costs of appealing or defending an appeal.

Download a PDF of the NHF Legal Expenses Summary of Cover and the Master Policy for details of the terms, limits, conditions and exclusions of your cost protection cover.

The first £250 of costs and expenses in respect of any claim must be paid by you direct to the representative appointed to act for you as soon as a claim is accepted.