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BABTAC survey shows impact of Omicron variant on beauty industry

By Rebecca Hitchon | 5 January 2022

A survey conducted by the British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) has demonstrated the devastating impact that the Omicron Covid-19 variant and re-introduction of stricter government guidance, including increased social distancing measures and mask-wearing, has had on businesses within the beauty industry. The survey of 1002 BABTAC members…

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Coronavirus: 28% of UK salons report staff shortages due to Omicron variant

By Helena Biggs | 20 December 2021

It’s renowned as the busiest time of year for the beauty sector, with clients booking festive nail services, hair cuts or some pre-Christmas pampering. Yet 28% of UK salon businesses have reported disruption to this busy period due to staff shortages and staff needing to self-isolate. The emergence of the…

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