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Nearly three quarters of UK shoppers want to #ShopLocal this Christmas

Nearly three quarters of UK shoppers want to #ShopLocal this Christmas

Is your barbershop ready to ride the #ShopLocal trend with an online store? A recent survey carried out by Phorest
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How will the increase in the real living wage affect barbers?

How will the increase in the real living wage affect barbers?

The real living wage rates for 2020-21 have been announced as £9.50 in the UK, rising by 20p, and £10.85
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A recap of the financial support packages for barbershops in England

A recap of the financial support packages for barbershops in England

As England businesses including barbershops went into second national lockdown the government has announced a range of financial support packages
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Team Mr Sam Wall raises money for men’s mental health and Movember

Team Mr Sam Wall raises money for men’s mental health and Movember

After the tragic death of Sam Wall, the barbering industry has well and truly mobilised to form Team Mr Sam
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‘Non-essential’ businesses set to close in England

‘Non-essential’ businesses set to close in England

Prime minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that ‘non-essential’ businesses will close in England from Thursday 5 November. As the UK
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What the barbering world will look like in 3020: Part 3

What the barbering world will look like in 3020: Part 3

We asked three barbers to imagine the future of the industry in our feature 3020: A Barbering Odyssey, here Myles
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Tributes to colleague, barbering legend and friend Sam Wall

Tributes to colleague, barbering legend and friend Sam Wall

We’re sad to report that Sam Wall is no longer with us. In his 32 years Sam brought talent and
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Men’s hair cut and styling trend predictions for 2021

Men’s hair cut and styling trend predictions for 2021

Jim Shaw, owner of Toni & Guy Billericay shares his men’s hair trend predictions for 2021. From the raddest colours
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This barber is going to cut hair for 24 hours!

This barber is going to cut hair for 24 hours!

This November barber Liam Gardner will be embarking on haircutting marathon for mental health from his Devon barbershop. Liam will
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#ChopTheVAT campaign launches! Here are the facts …

#ChopTheVAT campaign launches! Here are the facts …

Today sees the launch of #ChopTheVAT – a campaign to ask the government to cut the VAT for barbershops and
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