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NHBF launches Manifesto 2024 to promote value of hair & beauty industry

By Rebecca Hitchon | 10 May 2024

The National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) has unveiled its Manifesto 2024 at a parliamentary event. The Manifesto highlights the vital role the UK hair and beauty sector plays in creating jobs, supporting communities and promoting wellbeing, and sets out recommendations for the next government ahead of a general election.…

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Amanda Lodge-Stewart announced as NHBF president

By Rebecca Hitchon | 30 January 2023

Amanda Lodge-Stewart, director of apprenticeship training provider, Link Training Academy, Huddersfield, has been unveiled as the National Hair & Beauty Federation’s president. Previously vice president at the organisation, Amanda has been elected for a three-year term. Joining her are four newly elected board members: Samantha Cunningham (Shine Hairdressing, Southampton), Joanne…

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NHBF partnership tackles rising cost of energy crisis

By Rebecca Hitchon | 28 July 2022

The National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) has announced a partnership with energy consultancy, Direct Business Solutions (DBS), in response to members’ concerns about rising energy costs. The members-only partnership will help hair and beauty businesses to save on their utility bills and follows the NHBF’s State of the Industry…

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How to handle beauty client complaints

By Guest Writer | 23 June 2021

Tina Beaumont-Goddard, director at the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) serves up support and advice for handling client complaints… As a business owner, it is your responsibility to deal with complaints in a timely, effective manner and have working knowledge of the client’s consumer rights. Take complaints seriously, stay…

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Hair & beauty businesses weekly income loss totals over £124 million

By Kat Hill | 4 January 2021

The new Tier 4 restrictions are set to cost hair & beauty businesses across the UK over £124 million per week in lost income, The National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF)  has warned. New findings from the industry body have revealed the total of lost revenue per week, per region,…

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Named & shamed: Beauty businesses not paying correct wages to be listed

By Zoe Wickens | 24 February 2020

Businesses who fail to pay their workers the correct National Living Wage or National Minimum Wage will have their names published to the public from April 2020, warns the National Hair and Beauty Federation (NHBF). Publication will be restricted to businesses who owe £500 or more, however, businesses that owe…

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