Nhbf State Of Industry

Hair & beauty industry faces renewed fight for survival, says NHBF

By Rebecca Hitchon | 21 February 2023

The National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) has published the findings of its latest State of the Industry Survey, which highlight a slow recovery for the sector and need for further government support. The quarterly survey was carried out between 9-18 January 2023, and gathered almost 500 responses from personal…

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Hair & beauty businesses could save over £35,000 per year with artificial intelligence

By Rebecca Hitchon | 26 June 2022

A report commissioned by Yell has revealed how the hair and beauty industry could benefit from adopting artificial intelligence (AI), with financial rewards including saving over £35,000 annually. According to the report, technology such as customer service chatbots and automated booking systems and financial reporting could be advantageous for the…

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Scottish government opens Business Ventilation Fund for applications

By Rebecca Hitchon | 27 November 2021

The Scottish government’s Business Ventilation Fund has opened for applications. The fund will help small and medium-sized businesses improve ventilation and air quality on their premises to help reduce the spread of coronavirus, by allowing them to claim back costs to improve ventilation of up to £2,500. To be eligible…

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