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Covid-19 guidance: What you need to do as a nail tech in Step 4

By Chloe Randall | 14 July 2021

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has confirmed that Step 4 of the roadmap will proceed as planned on Monday 19 July 2021, with updated guidance for close contact services being published. From Step 4, which resumes on 19 July, local authorities will continue to have the power to place public health…

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Reopening: Back to work checklist

By Kat Hill | 6 April 2021

Are you ready for the return to work? Scroll down for our checklist to help prep you and your business for reopening. Treatments offered by nail & beauty professionals are classed as ‘close-contact services’ and foster specific government guidelines that must be followed to ensure safe working practice. You have…

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Coronavirus England Lockdown

All beauty businesses in England to close as PM enforces national lockdown

By Helena Biggs | 4 January 2021

Prime minister, Boris Johnson has enforced a national lockdown in England ‘with immediate effect’ in a bid to manage the aggressive spread of coronavirus. Over 58,000 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the 24 hours leading up to Johnson’s announcement, and a joint statement from UK’s chief medical officers revealed…

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Scotland Lockdown

Coronavirus: All levels in mainland Scotland forced into national lockdown

By Helena Biggs | 4 January 2021

Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has today (4 January) announced that the country will be forced into a national lockdown from midnight to try to contain the new, fast-spreading strain of coronavirus. Up to this date, the majority of areas in the Scottish mainland were under level 4 restrictions with…

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Close Contact Beauty

[Updated]: Safe practice guidance for close contact beauty services

By Helena Biggs | 14 August 2020

Following the announcement 13 August that close contact beauty services can resume in England from 15 August, the government has updated its safe practice guidelines. A document has been prepared by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) with input from firms, unions, industry bodies and in consultation…

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Facial Beauty

Close contact beauty services CAN resume in England from 15 August

By Helena Biggs | 13 August 2020

In a late statement on 13 August, prime minister Boris Johnson announced that close contact beauty services can resume in England from Saturday 15 August. The announcement follows a number of campaigns to ‘Bring Back Beauty’ and frustration amongst industry professionals. A statement from the cabinet office reads: “The plan…

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