Industry News

Still not Prepared for GDPR? Here’s What you Need to do ASAP

Posted on May 21, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies from 25 May (this Friday!). If this has passed you by or you’ve not taken any action yet, there’s no need to panic – but you do need to get started straight away. Here are 10 things you need to do: 1 Check what ‘personal information’ you hold. Read More

Read more


SliderCuts Masterclass Returns Next Month – Find out More Details Here

Posted on May 20, 2018

Following on from the success of the debut Masterclass in September, master barber Mark Maciver (aka SliderCuts) will deliver the next instalment in his Masterclass series on Sunday 3 June at London’s Hoxton Hotel. In addition to barbering, the focus for the afternoon session will be on business, marketing and social media, with Mark sharing insight and advice as Read More

Read more



Andis Announce Irish Barber as Newest Addition to their Education Team

Posted on May 17, 2018

Andis names renowned barber, Hayden Cassidy as the latest addition to their global education team. Branded as one of Ireland’s most successful barbers, Hayden challenges herself by fusing fashion into creative editorial work, showcasing the best of her ability through exciting collaborative projects. Hayden has continued to establish her position in the industry, growing an Read More

Read more


9 Tips to Boost you Customer Service Standards in your Business

Posted on April 27, 2018

Nergish Wadia-Austin, Founder of PHAB Standard Ltd, a British company that recognises and rewards performance standards in hair, beauty and nails, believes that great customer care results in a very pleasant experience for the customer but done well, a welcome side effect of those results is increased customer spend. Here are Nergish’s 9 top tips Read More

Read more


Are you Discriminating Against Women in your Barbershop?

Posted on April 27, 2018

The NHF has warned barbershops that by refusing to cut a woman’s hair simply because she is a woman they are discriminating on the grounds of gender. As well as being unlawful under the Equalities Act, there is a high risk of legal claims for damages and the consequent loss of reputation. To recap, the Equality Act Read More

Read more



Barber Set to Cut Hair for 24 hours in Barberthon Charity Event

Posted on April 25, 2018

Award-winning barber Tom Baxter is set to hold a 24 hour ‘Barberthon’ to support the charity Tiny Lives Trust. Sponsored by OSMO, the haircutting event will run from 8am Sunday 29 April until 8am Monday 30 April. The charity Tiny Lives Trust supports premature and sick newborn babies and their families on the Neonatal Unit Read More

Read more


New Global Alliance forming for Mens Grooming and Barbering Sector

Posted on April 22, 2018

The British Barbers’ Association (BBA) is to lead a global alliance for men’s hairdressing and barbering standards by bringing together some of the leading associations from across the world. The Men’s Global Grooming Alliance (MGGA) initiative comes after enquiries from barbers, men’s hairdressers and barbering organisations around the globe. Many had been impressed with the high level of Read More

Read more