This blog post explains the current situation for mobile hair stylists and beauty therapists during the coronavirus pandemic. It covers:
Mobile businesses that provide close contact services such as hair stylists, therapists and nail technicians are legally required (when allowed to open) to have an official NHS QR code poster that your clients can use to check in with you. Find out more on the NHS website.
Scotland moved to Level 3 on Monday, 26 April 2021.
This means that close contact services such as beauty salons and mobile hair and beauty services can now open.
For more information visit https://www.gov.scot/news/moving-to-level-3/
The Scottish Government has updated its guidance for close contact services.
Face coverings are a legal requirement. Services that require a face covering to be removed should not be offered or performed.
Hair and beauty businesses in Northern Ireland (including mobile) were allowed to reopen strictly by appointment only from Friday, 23 April 2021.
Financial help and support varies across the four nations. Follow the links below for more information:
Please note: rules vary across the country when lockdowns are imposed. If you have specific questions about how your business may be affected in your particular area, please contact your local authority. You can find your local authority on the government website. You can also email the Department of Health and Social Care with any queries about local lockdowns:
Please note: NHBF membership is not currently available to mobile stylists and beauty therapists.