Budget 2021: Building Beauty Back Better

Budget 2021: Building Beauty Back Better

The British Beauty Council welcomes package of support for the personal care sector – but continues calls to Chop the VAT. The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak today laid out the UK government’s tax and spending plans, with the Personal Care sector mentioned...
COVID-19: Does your business have more than 50 employees?

COVID-19: Does your business have more than 50 employees?

The Government are offering free COVID testing kits for businesses with more than 50 employees; the deadline to apply for this scheme is 31st March. The Letter from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the Rt Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng MP,...
COVID-19: Dear Rishi

COVID-19: Dear Rishi

Our Joint Industry Group have written to Rishi Sunak MP, to ask for increased financial support for the sector in next weeks Budget. The Joint Industry Group (British Beauty Council, BABTAC, NHBF and UK Spa Association) have written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak.  ...
COVID-19: Scotland’s Gradual Easing of Restrictions Explained

COVID-19: Scotland’s Gradual Easing of Restrictions Explained

Scotland’s phased and careful approach to easing lockdown restrictions while continuing to suppress Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been outlined by the First Minister. The updated Strategic Framework sets out the six tools the Scottish Government will use to restore, on a...
COVID-19: England Roadmap

COVID-19: England Roadmap

Boris Johnson has revealed the Roadmap for lifting COVID-19 restrictions.  Personal care (excluding saunas and steam rooms) are in Step 2. This means that reopening will take place “at least 5 weeks after Step 1, no earlier than 12 April”.   For more...
COVID-19: Scotland Non-Domestic Rates Relief Extended

COVID-19: Scotland Non-Domestic Rates Relief Extended

Retail, hospitality, leisure and aviation businesses in Scotland will pay no rates during 2021-22 under proposals outlined today. It is one of a series of measures proposed by Finance Secretary Kate Forbes following confirmation of a further £1.1 billion of...

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