Freelance

FHA Kicks Off New Online Education Series

Last updated August 27, 2020

The Freelance Hairdressers Association (FHA) is continuing its support of the industry with a range of new online education opportunities for freelancers through online Zoom sessions. Having used the video-calling platform for regular meetings and education sessions with guest experts throughout lockdown, FHA has decided to continue hosting online seminars to assist freelancers in need Read More

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Inspire! Event Hosted Online by The FHA and Guests

Last updated July 28, 2020

This year, the Freelance Hairdresser’s Association (FHA) chose to adapt and hosted their annual Inspire! event for the freelance mobile hairdressing community live via Zoom. The day’s lineup covered all aspects of hairdressing with a star-studded group of guests jumping on camera to educate viewers. The morning’s events provided lots of valuable advice Kicking off Read More

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Things you Need to Know About Insurance as a Freelance Hairdresser

Last updated July 6, 2020

Being a freelance/self-employed hairstylist or a mobile hairdresser can mean that you have a lot of things to keep on top of and admin to handle yourself. One thing you need to make sure you have in hand is your insurance, especially during the Coronavirus pandemic. It can be a minefield figuring out what you Read More

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Don’t Forget! The Self-Assessment Tax Return Deadline is Looming

Last updated January 21, 2020

The deadline for completing a 2018/2019 online tax return or paying any tax owed is midnight 31 January 2020. HMRC is warning of the steep rise in phishing attacks using self-assessment tax returns to trick victims into disclosing their bank account details, which are then drained of cash by fraudsters. Hilary Hall, NHBF chief executive Read More

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Legal and Business Advice for Freelance Hairdressers

Last updated October 15, 2019

Are you thinking about going freelance? Does being your own boss sound appealing? However appealing this might sound, there are certain legal and business arrangements that you will need to take into consideration before choosing to be a self-employed hairstylist. “Being self-employed can be a great choice to improve your work/life balance,” says NHF chief Read More

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11 Tips for Getting Press Coverage When You’re Freelance

Last updated October 15, 2019

Trying to get your work into the press can be a daunting task, especially when you work solo. But if you follow this guide, you’ll be on your way to a wealth of press coverage in no time at all. Invest time Sending emails out to magazines, newspapers and sites on a regular, consistent basis Read More

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How your Business could Benefit from Freelance Stylists

Last updated March 17, 2020

Chop Chop London is a salon brand that is built to cater for the 21st century consumer who is time poor and always on the move. The brand, which recently opened a new permanent base in the regenerated Wembley Park has gone from strength to strength in the time since opening it’s doors in Old Read More

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Lisa Farrall Styles Ed Sheeran’s Hair for Latest Music Video

Last updated October 16, 2019

Being a session stylist can mean you are in demand all over the world and the freedom of freelancing means you aren’t tied to any one place. Freelance stylist Lisa Farrall recently showed us just how diverse work as a self-employed stylist can be when she joined the team on the set of the new Read More

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