NHBF: we’re on your side

We campaign for the hair and beauty industry at the highest levels on key issues that affect you and your business, including tax, wages, employment law, business rates and rogue operators. 

We also provide industry-specific information and resources to help our Members protect their staff and clients, safeguard their business, and stay within the law.  

Tax reform


Fighting for … fairer tax, VAT and National Insurance

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Fair play on pay

Barbershop clients

Fighting for … more gradual increases in the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

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Employment matters

Beauty staff

Fighting for … fairness and clear guidelines on employment and self-employment

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Streetwise strategies

High street

Fighting for … lower business rates and healthy high streets


Apprenticeship improvements


Fighting for … affordable, high quality apprenticeship schemes

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Crackdown on cowboys

Barber and client

Fighting for … action against rogue operators who don’t pay tax and exploit workers

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Putting safety first


Fighting for … health & safety for your clients, staff and business

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Protecting clients

Colouring hair

Helping you … keep your clients safe and safeguard your reputation

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Your business and Brexit


Fighting for … a positive outcome for the hair and beauty industry post-Brexit

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Changing minds 

Mental Health

Fighting for … good mental health in the hair and beauty industry

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Inclusivity and diversity 


Fighting for … an equal playing field for everyone

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Going green 

Green energy

Fighting for … eco-friendly products and services for our industry

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