Consultation Events for Beauty and Barbering Apprenticeships

Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board have been given approval to begin development work on a Beauty Apprenticeship Programme, and a Barbering Apprenticeship Programme. Following the consortium-led apprenticeship programme model, these apprenticeships will be industry-led. Programme development will be … Read More

VAT Rate Retained at 9% for Hairdressing and Barbering

HABIC welcomes today’s Government announcement confirming that the VAT rate on Hairdressing and Barbering will remain at 9% for an additional 6 months until August 31st 2023. HABIC commissioned leading Irish Economist Jim Power to author a report on “The … Read More

Reopening Date – Dec 1st or Dec 2nd?

Many of you have been seeking confirmation on a reopening date and we understand that it’s getting close now and we need clarity. We have met with the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment and stressed the importance of clarity … Read More

Level 3 Restrictions Nationwide

Following on from NPHET’s emergency meeting last Sunday and their recommendation to move the country to Level 5, the Government announced on Monday night that the entire country was to move to Level 3 of the Plan for Living with … Read More

Hair Competitions/Awards – The Importance of Awards for your Business & the Winning Rules for Entering!

Why enter for Hair Awards? MMM – Awards are good for the moral, motivation and marketing! There are different competition and award models, but very often entrants are shortlisted before final judgement is made. Getting shortlisted, or selected as a … Read More