Sos Beauty App

How to gain nail clients with the SOS Beauty app

By Rebecca Hitchon | 13 March 2023

Connect with new customers in your area and fill your appointment slots with SOS Beauty, a mobile app that sends you client requests suited to your business. Designed for hair, beauty and aesthetics businesses, SOS Beauty puts the power in your hands to provide personalised quotes for services, which clients…

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BABTAC report indicates potential for beauty boom

By Rebecca Hitchon | 19 July 2022

Two years on from the start of the Covid pandemic, The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) has released a report exploring its lasting impact on beauty services. The report analyses the positive effects that the pandemic had on the beauty sector, highlighting its resilience in challenging circumstances.…

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NHBF survey reveals 28% increase in hair & beauty businesses with a steady footfall

By Rebecca Hitchon | 18 May 2022

The National Hair and Beauty Federation (NHBF) has published its State of the Industry Survey for the first quarter of 2022, which gathered views from 913 UK businesses in the personal care sector. This follows a report by the trade association published earlier in May, which highlighted ‘a skills crisis for…

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British Beauty Council secures government deal for commercial tenants in beauty sector

By Rebecca Hitchon | 29 November 2021

The British Beauty Council has worked with the UK government to secure a deal for commercial tenants within the beauty sector in England and Wales, once the current eviction protection ends 25 March 2022. The deal sees new regulations and a Code of Practice set to be introduced to resolve…

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sustainable beauty coalition

Sustainable Beauty Coalition calls for salons to commit to reducing emissions

By Rebecca Hitchon | 23 October 2021

The Sustainable Beauty Coalition (SBC), formed by the British Beauty Council in July 2021, has written an open letter calling for hair and beauty salons to commit to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. The SBC exists to develop a clear strategy, roadmap and initiatives, which will accelerate the sustainability efforts…

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Nail Salon Closed

Coronavirus: Nail & beauty businesses NOT to open 4 July

By Kat Hill | 23 June 2020

Nail & beauty businesses are to remain closed as a date for reopening has not been confirmed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the easing of Covid-19 lockdown continues. In an announcement today (23 June), the Prime Minister confirmed hairdressers will be allowed to open from 4 July, as long as protective…

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