24 November 2020

This update covers:

  • England: salons and barbershops can now reopen on 2 December 2020.
  • England: salons and barbershops stay open in three-tier system.
  • England: guidelines to be updated.

England: salons and barbershops can reopen on 2 December 2020

The government has confirmed that salons, barbershops and close contact mobile services can reopen on Wednesday, 2 December 2020.

Previously, the reopening date set by the government was Thursday, 3 December 2020. However, new legislation due to come into force this week is expected to change the reopening date to Wednesday, 2 December 2020.

Find out more on the government website.

England: salons and barbershops to stay open in three-tier system

On Wednesday, 2 December 2020, England will return to the three-tier system.

Salons, barbershops, nail salons, spas, massage parlours and tanning salons can remain open in all three tiers.

England: guidelines to be updated

Covid-secure guidelines for close contact services must be followed. It is expected that updated government guidance will be published on Thursday.

Find out more about what is allowed across all three tiers.

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