Business rates need proper reform, not half-hearted tinkering at the edges, warns NHBF

Business rates need proper reform, not half-hearted tinkering at the edges, warns NHBF

24 April 2014

The NHBF has expressed dismay at the narrowness of a government discussion paper designed to open debate around the reform of business rates.

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Step Up & Shine 2014 winners revealed!

Step Up & Shine 2014 winners revealed!

8 April 2014

The winners of the Christofer Mann ‘Step Up & Shine’ Scholarship were announced on Monday evening at the Fellowships President Night.

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Do not underestimate how tough the first year can be!

Do not underestimate how tough the first year can be!

7 April 2014

Evelyn Woolf started cutting hair aged 13. After spending over 30 years working for others, she opened the Alexander Lawrence Hair Studio in 2012 with her daughter who...

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Members urged to make their voice heard on plans to force salons to contribute to the cost of apprenticeships

Members urged to make their voice heard on plans to force salons to contribute to the cost of apprenticeships

7 April 2014

The NHBF is calling on members to come forward and tell the government what they think about plans to force employers to pay a compulsory...

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Industry must make its voice heard on plans to force salons to contribute to the cost of apprenticeships, says NHBF

Industry must make its voice heard on plans to force salons to contribute to the cost of apprenticeships, says NHBF

27 March 2014

The NHBF is calling on hairdressing, barbering & beauty salons to tell the government what they think about plans to force employers to pay towards...

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NHBF President Paul Curry responds to yesterday's Budget

NHBF President Paul Curry responds to yesterday's Budget

20 March 2014

Overall, today’s Budget will have less effect on hairdressing salons than the work the government is already doing in other, more core areas...

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Confirmation of minimum wage rise provides much needed clarity, but salons must start preparing now, warns NHBF

Confirmation of minimum wage rise provides much needed clarity, but salons must start preparing now, warns NHBF

13 March 2014

The NHBF has welcomed today’s confirmation from the government that minimum wage rates will rise from this October.

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NHBF launches start-up guides to help would be salon owners

NHBF launches start-up guides to help would be salon owners

12 March 2014

The NHBF has published a series of online start-up guides to help hairdressing, barbering and beauty entrepreneurs take the plunge and launch their own businesses.

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Business rates need ‘fundamental reform’ to reflect reality on the high street, says NHBF

Business rates need ‘fundamental reform’ to reflect reality on the high street, says NHBF

11 March 2014

The NHBF has backed calls by an influential body of MPs that Britain’s system of business rates is in need of fundamental reform.

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