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The Federation of Nail Professionals speaks out against short, unaccredited courses that are damaging the nail industry

By Alex Fox | 19 May 2021

I Know! Let’s have a race to the bottom? Or should we reboot industry education… by Marian Newman BEM, Chair of The FNP – Federation of Nail Professionals  If it wasn’t bad enough that the industry is inundated with short courses that are ‘not fit for purpose’, now we have…

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Liz McKeon awarded coveted accreditation

By Sophie Nutt | 10 October 2020

Salon business expert, Liz McKeon, has been awarded the coveted Business All-Star Thought Leader in Empowering Female Entrepreneurs accreditation. The accreditation is overseen by the prestigious All-Ireland Business Foundation, whose adjudication panel is chaired by Dr Briga Hynes, of the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick, and Kieran…

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Choosing an insurance provider for nail services

By Sophie Nutt | 14 February 2020

All technicians need public and products liability insurance. This type of insurance is inexpensive and will protect you from most situations involving products, whether as a result of an accident or an allergic reaction, for example. It often covers accidental damage to property and loss of products and tools, and…

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Sweet Squared announces partnership with Habia

By Sophie Nutt | 10 February 2020

Había has accredited each of Sweet Squared’s 35 academy centres as Centres of Expertise. Recognised by the government as the standards and setting body for the hair and beauty industries, Habia has fully approved and accredited the Sweet Squared education programme. This ensures consistent delivery of the highest quality courses…

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Choosing A Beginner Nail Course

How to choose the right beginner nail course for you

By Sophie Nutt | 24 January 2020

Navigating the first steps of your nail journey can be tricky due to the range of options presented to you. When researching training providers, there are a number of things to look out for: thorough teachings of nail anatomy, chemistry, hygiene and safety in the workplace, natural nail care and…

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