The rise of beauty salons and the decline of hair salons

The rise of beauty salons and the decline of hair salons

22 October 2018

New figures released last week showed that, for the first time, the number of salons offering just hairdressing has started to decline, with more salons...

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New National Beauty Federation launched today!

New National Beauty Federation launched today!

17 October 2018

The National Hairdressers Federation (NHF) unveiled its brand new sister trade association, the National Beauty Federation (NBF) today.

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The beauty therapist apprenticeship at level 2 is approved for delivery!

The beauty therapist apprenticeship at level 2 is approved for delivery!

16 October 2018

As part of the government’s apprenticeship reforms, the level 2 Trailblazer beauty therapy apprenticeship standards and assessment plan at level 2 have finally been approved for use...

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The NHF’s national floor competition crowns Britain’s Best stylists and barbers

The NHF’s national floor competition crowns Britain’s Best stylists and barbers

16 October 2018

On Sunday 14 October 2018, stylists and barbers from up and down the country came together at Salon International, ExCel London to compete in the NHF’s renowned...

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Renowned hairdressing scholarship calls for talented stylists to Step Up & SHINE

Renowned hairdressing scholarship calls for talented stylists to Step Up & SHINE

15 October 2018

Step Up & SHINE 2019 has now launched for stylists of all levels to enter and be in with a chance of winning the year-long £2,500 bespoke...

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Scrapping the National Minimum Wage for apprentices could be on the cards, warns the NHF

Scrapping the National Minimum Wage for apprentices could be on the cards, warns the NHF

12 October 2018

An influential report by the government's Education Select Committee has recommended that above-inflation rises to the National Minimum Wage rates for apprentices should continue, with...

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Step Up & SHINE winner gains in depth technical knowledge on Not Another Academy bleaching course

Step Up & SHINE winner gains in depth technical knowledge on Not Another Academy bleaching course

3 October 2018

The 2018 Step Up & SHINE winner, Nicola Hamm has continued to reap the rewards of winning the prestigious industry competition by attending a bleaching course...

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Get ready for Making Tax Digital for VAT from April 2019

Get ready for Making Tax Digital for VAT from April 2019

27 September 2018

From 1 April 2019 if your salon is VAT registered you will have to keep your VAT business records digitally and send in your VAT returns using...

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Tougher insolvency laws on their way

Tougher insolvency laws on their way

25 September 2018

Plans for tougher measures against bosses who deliberately dissolve their firms to avoid paying off staff or meeting their pension commitments have been announced. The...

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