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North East spa becomes UK’s first Wellness For Cancer Centre

A new North East spa has become the first in the country to offer a special programme of treatments for cancer sufferers and survivors. Launching last week on 1 October, The Spa at Ramside in County Durham has become part of the international Wellness for Cancer organisation, with every member of staff now trained to provide services to anyone whose life has ...

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Botanical Brands co-sponsors green beauty blogger event

Image: Kim Allen, far right Botanical Brands recently co-sponsored Gorgeously Green Gathering, a beauty blogger event designed to bring together the green beauty community for networking and learning. Taking place on 13 September at the De Vere Village Hotelin Swindon, the gathering was organised by three well established organic and eco-friendly beauty bloggers from Jen’s Green Skincare, All Natural Aspirations and Sugarpuffish blogs. As co-sponsors, Botanical Brands’ ...

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Don’t forget: The National Minimum wage goes up this Thursday

Hairdressers, salons and barber shops are being reminded that National Minimum Wage rates are set to rise sharply from this Thursday, 1 October.  With HM Revenue & Customs currently actively targeting the industry with an enforcement and compliance campaign, salons simply can’t afford not to pay their staff their correct minimum wage, the NHF has warned.  All the minimum wage ...

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Mineral House spa opens at Newcastle’s Crowne Plaza Hotel

This September the Crowne Plaza Hotel opened its doors in Newcastle’s city centre along with the launch of a luxurious modern day spa, Mineral House, offering therapies and treatments with Germaine de Capuccini. The new spa has been designed to provide visitors with pure escapism with the convenience of a city centre location. Germaine de Capuccini as its brand of choice ...

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The Salon Magazine October Issue Now Online!

Major Player In this month’s issue: AW15 launches The latest hair extensions systems Manicure essentials Advanced beauty trends Christmas promotion ideas Click Here to view it now!

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Saks Hair & Beauty raises over £10k in five hours for women’s cancers

Saks Hair & Beauty held an action-packed charity day to raise funds and awareness for gynaecological cancers, with an amazing £10,000 raised in just five hours. As part of a two-year charity partnership with The Eve Appeal, the salon chain opened its doors on Sunday 6 September for a nationwide fundraising effort offering hair and beauty appointments in return for donations. Saks ...

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Rituals launch new lifestyle app and redesigned website

Lifestyle brand Rituals has launched a new app to encourage customers to find calm and de-stress, alongside a refreshed website design. The new free app offers consumers quick and easy meditation sessions, alongside unique yoga tutorials and  healthy recipes to create meaningful moments any time, anywhere. Rituals has teamed up with Delight Agency and Delight Yoga to recruit authentic meditation teachers from around the world to lead the guided ...

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Botanical Brands’ Kim Allan a finalist in Harborough Business Competition

Image: Kim Allan, third from left Kim Allan of Botanical Brands, supplier and distributor of some of the very best eco, natural and organic beauty brands from around the world, was a finalist in the Best Business Growth Idea category of the Spark Harborough District, Business Ideas Competition.  Allan collected her award last month, placing runner-up in the competition that received a record ...

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Employment contracts: it’s just good business, says NHF

The NHF has stressed the importance of salon owners ensuring they have contracts in place for their staff, no matter how informal or relaxed an environment they foster, as it continues to receive calls from members who have got into disputes with employees and have no contract to fall back on. Having a contract keeps salon owners protected Contract-less may mean defence-less if you end ...

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Flawless Lashes by Loreta hosts UK’s first Global Lash Summit

  The UK’s first international conference for advanced lash practitioners, the Global Lash Summit, is to take place in London this November. Held at the Crowne Plaza London, Gatwick Airport Hotel, from 7-8 November 2015, the Global Lash Summit offers an opportunity for networking with the most talented lash artists in the beauty industry. Hosted by master lash artist, global educator and founder of ...

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