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News

No VAT Charge on Top Ups for Wigs

HMRC have confirmed to the HBSA that a wig supplier does not need to charge VAT on a 'Top Up' payment when an NHS trust makes a part payment towards the supply of a wig and the customer pays the difference. Technically, once a wig has been supplied to the end user the NHS does not retain any ownership …

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Event: December 2014 Exhibitions Report

The latest HBSA Exhibitions report can be accessed here. My thanks go to all contributors and to the team at Denman International who have compiled this report. Please feel free to send in future exhibition reports to Mike Patey at info@thehbsa.co.uk

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Event: Salon International 2014 Report

Salon International will return next year on the 10th, 11th and 12th October 2015, for three more days of stunning live shows, hundreds of top exhibitors and demonstrations of the latest products and services. The HBSA has a long association with Salon International going back over 30 years and we are excited to be able to promote …

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Event: Possible Ban on High-Powered Hair Dryers?

As you may be aware, from September 1st 2014, the EU have banned sales of high powered vacuum cleaners over 1600 watts. This is all part of an EU directive to reduce energy consumption and a further 30 products including many household items (including hair dryers) are currently being investigated for their energy efficiency. It would …

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Event: July 2014 Exhibitions Report

The latest HBSA Exhibitions report can be accessed here. Exhibition reports from Top Hair, Dussledorf; Hair and Beauty, Frankfurt; Barber Connect, Wales; Asian Hair Designer Festival, Shanghai; and Premiere Orlando, USA are all included. We also feature a show preview of this year's Salon International held at ExCel London in October. There is a calendar of forthcoming events included …

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Allergy Alert Consultation and Colour Record Card

A new 'Allergy Alert' card for hairdressers has been developed by the National Hairdressers Federation and the Freelance Hair & Beauty Federation, in consultation with the CTPA. The new card is called the ‘Allergy Alert Consultation and Colour Record Card’. The idea is that this new card will allow hair stylists to be better informed as …

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