Art Exhibition: The Coiffured by Amanda Jane Graham

A fascinating solo art exhibition, ‘The Coiffured’ – the result of a 2-year collaboration between former hair stylist turned artist Amanda Jane Graham, HABIC and Image Skillnet – opens at the Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin on 6.30pm … Read More

Consumer Protection (Gift Vouchers) Act 2019

The Consumer Protection (Gift Vouchers) Act 2019 which came into effect in December 2019 brought changes that your business needs to be aware of. Expiry Dates Your gift vouchers cannot have an expiry date less than five years from the … Read More

Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022

The Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022┬ácame into on December 1st, 2022. The Act introduces new rules about how employers share tips, gratuities, and service charges amongst their employees. It also makes it illegal for employers to … Read More

Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS)

Announced in the 2023 Budget, the Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS) was introduced to support businesses with increases in their electricity or natural gas (energy) costs. Under the scheme, qualifying businesses can claim for 40% of the increases in … Read More

Investigating the Development and Implementation of an Accredited Continuous Professional Development Framework within the Hair and Beauty Sector

New research provides valuable insights concerning upskilling and talent development within the Hair and Beauty sector in Ireland. Boosting professional recognition could address skills shortages in the sector, as the profession would be seen as a more attractive career choice. … Read More

National Hairdressing Apprenticeship Occupational Profile Survey

The National Hairdressing Apprenticeship has been running now for three years. During this time many of you will have made use of this excellent resource. Now the NHA are undertaking a review of the programme, and are looking for your … Read More