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Direct Gov website provides information on public services.
There is information provided here about employment law, how
to be more environmentally friendly and about taxes and National
Insurance, amongst many other topical issues, including Data
Protection and letting and buying premises.
Health and Safety at Work website is responsible for providing
information on how they protect people in the UK by ensuring
that health and safety in and around the workplace is at an
optimum level and that any risks that may be in place are
properly controlled. They provide information about what
steps to take to make sure the health and safety in your business
is properly organised as well as all the current and forthcoming
legislation that your business should be adhering to or preparing
COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations)
Essentials website gives you advice on how to control the
hazardous substances you may use when, for example, mixing
substances together. This is an interactive tool that takes
you through a process where by you enter the details of the
chemicals you are to be using and you are then given advice
on how best to control it.
Disability Rights Commission is an independent body that is
in place to work on behalf of disabled people by campaigning
for their rights and promoting equality of opportunity for
people who are disabled. They give information and advice
to disabled people and employers and produce publications
on rights and what is good practice.
Department of Trade and Industry is the governmental department
responsible for trade, employees, consumers and businesses.
The Department of Trade and Industry works to create conditions
to make businesses successful and to respond to the ever growing
concerns of globalisation in the UK.
Tameside government website provides information to hairdressers
and barbers to ensure that they are working hygienically.
This site lets hairdressers know what the Environmental Health
Officer, in conjunction with a Health and Safety inspection,
will be looking for on their first visit once a premises has
link takes you to the Hairdressers (Registration) Act 1964.
link takes you to the Hairdressers Act (Northern Ireland)
Habia website is a government approved standards setting body
for hair and beauty and is responsible for setting the standards
that provide the basis for all qualifications. The body is
also experienced in providing solutions to salons and employees.
They have the expertise to provide guidance on business legislation,
business development, safety within salons and equal opportunities.
National Hairdressers Federation has a membership that is
open to all salon owners and self employed hairdressers and
beauticians that work in a salon. Its function is to help,
protect, defend, represent and promote the interests of its
members in any necessary shape or form. Their aim is that
all their members will excel in their businesses. They state
that one of the benefits of being affiliated to the NHF is
that your voices and opinions can be heard in government circles
as they when issues affecting you or your business arise.
Hairdressing and Beauty Suppliers Information website is available
to both visitors to the site and members. Visitors can search
the industry for products and/or services supplied by the
members of HBSA. Members gain access to constantly updated
information about new developments that may impact their business.