Checklist

Back to Work: Nail & beauty business checklist

By Scratch Staff | 12 July 2020

Scratch gathers guidelines from across the industry for what should be considered for when you & your clients set foot back into your business… Consider ticking off these points well advanced to ensure a smoother opening process… Decide what treatments you will offer and how you will manage any risks…

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Working Safely During Coronavirus (covid 19)

Coronavirus: Workplace safety guidelines released by the government

By Kat Hill | 12 July 2020

The workplace safety guidelines for ‘close contact services’ have been released by the government. Entitled Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19), the document sets out guidance and practical advice on how to open workplaces safely, while minimising the risk of spreading Covid-19. Hair, beauty & nail services fall into the close contact services…

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Nail Ventilation

Back to work: What ventilation you need

By Scratch Staff | 24 June 2020

Scratch gathers guidelines from across the industry for what should be considered for when you & your clients set foot back into your business… The government’s Keeping workers and clients safe during COVID-19 in close contact services guidelines state: “Maintaining good ventilation in the work environment, for example keeping windows or…

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Nail Tools

Back to work: How to care for your nail tools

By Scratch Staff | 24 June 2020

Scratch gathers guidelines from across the industry for what should be considered for when you & your clients set foot back into your business… The government’s Keeping workers and clients safe during COVID-19 in close contact services guidelines state: Further increasing the frequency of hand washing and surface cleaning. Using disposable…

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Face Mask

Back to Work: Staff matters

By Scratch Staff | 19 June 2020

Scratch gathers guidelines from across the industry for what should be considered for when you & your clients set foot back into your business… The government’s Keeping workers and clients safe during COVID-19 in close contact services guidelines state: You must maintain social distancing in the workplace wherever possible. When providing…

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Back to Work: Clean up

By Scratch Staff | 19 June 2020

Scratch gathers guidelines from across the industry for what should be considered for when you & your clients set foot back into your business… Following your risk assessment, you need to thoroughly clean and title your premises. Not only is this good health & safety practice, but will reassure your…

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Back to Work: Check-in with clients

By Scratch Staff | 19 June 2020

Scratch gathers guidelines from across the industry for what should be considered for when you & your clients set foot back into your business… When you have the official go-ahead to reopen your business and you’re confident that you have taken all necessary safety measures, you will need to communicate…

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Back to Work: Top up training

By Scratch Staff | 19 June 2020

Scratch gathers guidelines from across the industry for what should be considered for when you & your clients set foot back into your business… “Effective infection control is paramount to minimising the risk of the spread of harmful diseases/bacteria/viruses etc.,” notes BABTAC’s Back To Work Guidelines.  “By understanding the processes…

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BABTAC & the British Beauty Council work together to help techs return to work safely

By Sophie Nutt | 4 May 2020

The British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) is working with input from the British Beauty Council to provide a guide from a therapist’s viewpoint on the policies and procedures to be undertaken to ensure the safety of themselves and their clients when back at work. Lesley Blair, chair…

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CIDESCO launches sustainability initiative

By Sophie Nutt | 11 December 2019

CIDESCO, the world standard for beauty and spa therapy, is encouraging its members, students and schools to become more aware and supportive of environmental issues by issuing them with guidelines to becoming a more sustainable operator. With its guidance, CIDESCO is emphasising that eco-efforts are not about sacrifice, but about…

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