Phorest Salon Management & Scheduling Software

There is no doubt about it – having the right software system in your salon can be extremely rewarding; not only in saving you time, but in helping you to generate revenue and to continue to grow your business. Phorest … Read More

BRINKS Cash Services

The BRINKS Company is a global leader and the world’s largest cash management company. BRINKS are at the forefront of new technology and innovation and we are delighted to be able to bring the latest in cash automation to the … Read More

Bank of Ireland Payment Acceptance

As HABIC members, a bespoke payment processing offering has been negotiated with one of Ireland’s largest merchant acquirers. Bank of Ireland Payment Acceptance are not only providing members with top of the range card machines but also best in class … Read More

Town Hall Webinar Event

with Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail Damien English The meeting panellists will include; Damien English, Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail Declan Hughes, Assistant Secretary General at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment A … Read More

Green Energy Partners Electricity Group Deal

Green Energy Partners are an Irish company who work with commercial customers and organisations to help them to reduce energy costs and carbon emissions.  They work with the top energy suppliers in the Irish market to bring you real savings … Read More

Strikepay – Tap to Tip!

OFFER: Sign up for FREE! The Hair and Beauty Industry Confederation has partnered with Irish start-up, to bring digital cashless tipping to our members and their customers in an increasingly cashless society. Sign up for free to Strikepay and … Read More

Flair Hair and Beauty Supplies

OFFER: 20% Discount on First Order and 10% thereafter! Flair is an Irish owned family run business which began business as a Cash and Carry in Dublin in 1974. Since then, Flair has expanded to include six superstores, all committed … Read More

Hennessy Hair & Beauty Ltd.

OFFER: 10% Discount off ALL Online Purchases Hennessy Hair and Beauty Ltd are an award-winning company and the leading supplier of professional hair and beauty products, equipment and furniture to the trade in Ireland.  Hennessys operate from both their Cash … Read More

Digital Resources

This page contains resources for our Members to use for Digital Marketing and also to download for use in printed marketing collateral. We will add to this page on an on-going basis.

Hotel Stays at Maldron Hotels

OFFER: 10% Discount plus €10 off at Maldron Hotels We all need a break… Running a business can be stressful and we all need a break from time to time. Also, many of our Members are on the road with … Read More

Hotel Stays at Clayton Hotels

OFFER: 10% Discount plus €10 off at Clayton Hotels We all need to getaway… Running a business can be stressful and we all need a break from time to time. Also, many of our Members are on the road with … Read More

Digital Salon

OFFER: 10% Off Digital Salon Set-Up Fees If 2020 and the start of 2021 have taught us anything, it is the importance of having your business accessible online. Over the past few months many of our members have availed of … Read More

Passion Beauty Supplies

OFFER: VAT FREE Discount on all orders over €75 Established in 2014 by James Parletti, Passion Beauty Supplies is primarily an online and mail order beauty supplies company. This Irish owned company has just expanded into a new store in … Read More

Crossan Salon Supplies

OFFER: 5% Discount off ALL Purchases Crossan Hair and Beauty Ltd have been a leading brand supplier in the hair, beauty, barber and nail industry for over 40 years. Based in Sligo, with a showroom in Collooney, they are a … Read More


Image Skillnet is a non-profit, training network, that facilitates training courses and events at reduced rates, across all areas of the hair and beauty sector.  Image Skillnet was established to support the education needs of businesses and employees in this … Read More

ISME HR Webinars

To ease the load and to assist our Members where they most need it, we have teamed up with ISME (Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association) to bring you expert advice FREE OF CHARGE. HABIC Membership gives our Business and … Read More


‘Wellness’ and ‘Wellbeing’ are buzz words of the 21st century, but what do they really mean to us all as we go about our daily lives?  The truth is, they mean everything. Without them, we struggle to get through our … Read More

GDPR Support

What information do you have belonging to your clients? – names, contact numbers, credit card details?… you’d be surprised just how much personal information you have on file. In May 2018 our data responsibility changed for good. The introduction of … Read More

Discipline and Grievance

What owner/manager doesn’t love staff management? Most of all discipline & grievance? We hear you, it can be the stuff that nightmares are made of… BUT once you are prepared, with procedures in place, the load can be lessened. The … Read More

Performance Management

When you employ a team, be it a team of 2 or 20, managing the performance of your team is critical. It’s not just a case of doing an annual performance review. It is an on-going process and requires time … Read More

Employment Equality

The Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2011 cover employees in both the public and private sectors as well as applicants for employment and training. The Acts outlaw discrimination in work-related areas such as pay, vocational training, access to employment, work … Read More

HR Contract Templates

When we asked our members what they ‘need’ and ‘want’ from HABIC there was a resounding request for HR Contract Templates.  This is a hefty request, but HABIC is committed to giving the best support to our Members and to … Read More

Terms of Employment

Terms of Employment and Employment Contract Templates There are so many jobs to do and responsibilities for the business owner/manager. It’s challenging to stay on top of all aspects of the Business. We know this all too well, thanks to … Read More

Recruitment and Selection Advice

Employing a new member for your team is a big investment not only financially but also in time. And so it is a process that should be undertaken with care and consideration. It is important to be prepared – create … Read More

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