Latest Government backed Covid-19 guidance for hair and beauty salons
Business Companion has published a Hair and Beauty Salons and Barbershops Covid-19 Bulletin, in partnership with the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF), to provide clear guidance on the latest Government rules for beauty and hair businesses operating “close contact services”.
There is understandable anxiety about the survival of businesses in the beauty and hair industries, and many will want to ensure the procedures they implement during this pandemic will provide reassurance and keep staff and customers safe.
The guidehas been written to support businesses including beauty salons, spas, nail bars, tanning salons, hairdressers, barbers and more. It summarises the key elements of the Government's guidance and provides links to other reputable sources too.
What information does the guide include?
Providing easy-to-read and up-to-date and practical guidance on things such as the latest track and trace rules, conducting health and safety risk assessments, Covid-19 risk mitigation measures, information to give to staff and clients, procedures to follow around deliveries, amenities for clients and staff, the safe use of water systems and best-practice cleaning measures.
One of the most important aspects of preventing the spread of Covid-19 in the beauty and hair sector is the correct use of PPE, face masks and face coverings. To support this, the bulletin features an easy-to-follow guide to the 12 things you need to know to get this right.
For more general guidance on the safe use of PPE for businesses, Business Companion have also published a PPE bulletin for all manufacturers, importers and distributors during Covid-19. Following this guidance will help ensure the safety of everyone who works in and visits your salon, giving both businesses and consumers peace of mind that they are doing everything they can to protect each other during these difficult times.
For more information on the coronavirus bulletins, visit Business Companion.