APO achieves COSMOS-Standard and joins the British Beauty Council

The beauty industry brings in a phenomenal amount of revenue for the retail sector, with services ranging from cosmetics to hairdressing. British consumers spent approximately £33 billion on personal care in 2019 which shows an increasing demand for beauty products and services. During Covid-19 lockdowns the beauty industry, particularly its service providers, suffered immensely and…

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Timely Relief for the UK Hair and Beauty Industry

Salon software company Timely has announced a significant financial relief package for the UK hair and beauty industry. Timely is calling on other industry suppliers to step up and do more to help during this latest lockdown. Timely has provided over £370,000 to more than 15,000 businesses during lockdown and has proactively extended this relief…

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We exist! Government representation for the beauty industry has finally been achieved

After a steadfast strategic campaign, the British Beauty Council, the UK Spa Association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology and the National Hair & Beauty Federation have this week been granted a newly-formed, sector-specific team within the government dedicated to supporting Personal Care. These four key industry organisations have worked closely with the Department…

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British Beauty Council Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

  The British Beauty Council are delighted to announce that Helena Grzesk will be joining the organisation as Chief Operating Officer. With over 20 years’ experience in the beauty, spa and hospitality industry, Helena has a diverse range of long term success and accolades, formerly as pre-opening Director of Spa, at The Spa at The…

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Announcing the British Beauty Council’s two-year partnership with Facebook

The British Beauty Council is delighted to welcome Facebook as a patron of the British Beauty Council as part of a two-year partnership which will see Facebook take its support of the British Beauty industry to a new level. Facebook has chosen to support the British beauty industry and recognise wholeheartedly its value to both Britain’s economy and…

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Twelve NYC launch UK made PPE supplies

  The British Beauty Council is a not-for-profit organisation that was founded to represent the voices, opinions and needs of the British beauty industry – from hairdressing to cosmetics, cosmetic surgery, therapy and spa; in education and training; and from formulation to manufacture, supply, logistics packaging, design, retail and media. Our ambition is to support…

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The British Beauty Council unveils the Courage to Change Report

AN URGENT SUSTAINABILITY MANIFESTO In an industry first, the British Beauty Council has released a sustainability report, calling on the beauty industry to collaborate through a Sustainable Beauty Coalition and outlining ways in which we can and should move forward together as an industry to nurture and protect our planet. Commissioned by Millie Kendall MBE,…

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British Beauty Weekend 2020 Schedule 

British Beauty Weekend will explore careers and innovations in the beauty industry, offer insights from leading companies such as WGSN, British Growth Fund and Facebook, and you’ll be able to hear from a host of leading experts and get a taster of what’s to come in 2021. The 3-day event will begin with a series…

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Mayor of London offers support for hair and beauty businesses in London

Sign up for the Mayor’s Pay It Forward & Back to Business Fund today Small businesses are facing enormous challenges in the current climate. Reeling from the effects of the lockdown, many are still struggling with the lack of footfall in London, due to social distancing measures and clients perhaps still working from home. It…

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Reviving Beauty: Back in Business – Webinar TODAY at 6pm

EXCLUSIVELY FOR BRITISH BEAUTY COUNCIL PARTNER MEMBERS Reviving Beauty: Back in Business About this webinar: Please join the British Beauty Council in association with The Glow Getter Collective for an in-depth discussion with industry experts on the re-opening of the hair and beauty industry. Panellists will be discussing their experiences with the re-opening, tips for…

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