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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Mental Health Chat

Online resource helps change workplace attitudes towards mental health

By Scratch Staff | 13 April 2020

The Lord Mayor’s Appeal Charity, which aims to find solutions London’s most pressing societal issues, has introduced an initiative to help change attitudes towards mental health in the workplace and improve employee wellbeing. This Is Me was launched on World Mental Health Day 2016 and aims to reduce the stigma…

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Wellbeing

6 ways to promote wellness in your salon

By Sophie Nutt | 27 February 2020

Liz McKeon, beauty business expert, reveals six ways to promote wellness in your salon business… “Conduct health ‘wish list’ assessments. Create surveys that let employees share their health ‘wish list’. Such polls can include questions on topics like nutrition and exercise, while also asking how the business can support employee…

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How to take care of personal health & safety in the workplace

By Sophie Nutt | 14 February 2019

As well as ensuring the safety of clients, it is equally as important to take care of your own health & safety in the workplace. This includes maintaining a comfortable working environment, personal health and knowing when yo draw the line when it comes to treatments. “A small friction burn…

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