The latest news from The FHA and the hairdressing industry…

Why I chose to go freelance…

2019-09-04T12:56:47+00:00September 4th, 2019|News & Blogs|

Meet Claire Guy, hairstylist and makeup artist (bridal specialist). For her freelance is about flexibility and control. “I chose to go freelance when my three children were young and I needed to work around my husband’s shifts. “I love that I can set my own hours around family commitments, school pick up times and football [...]

Why our FHA members love ‘Inspire!’

2019-06-13T12:25:11+00:00June 13th, 2019|News & Blogs|

Inspire! is the freelance hairdressing event of the year, and the 2019 event proved to be the biggest and most successful yet. It was a day of learning and inspiration – all thanks to sponsors and supporters including: Indola UK, Wella, TIGI, L’Oreal, Wahl Academy, Aston & Fincher, Innoluxe, Kerastraight, Spencer Scissors, CW Hair Supplies, [...]

“It has been an incredible day of learning” – Inspire!2019 was a success

2019-06-11T13:25:09+00:00June 11th, 2019|News & Blogs|

A thought-provoking and highly emotive presentation by celebrity hairdresser, Andrew Barton closed our biggest ever Inspire! event, and the FHA members who came – over 100 freelance hairdressers – absolutely loved it. Top industry names and some of the biggest brands in hairdressing sponsored and took part in FHA’s Inspire!2019 at Sketchley Grange Hotel on [...]

Members thrilled with FHA’s colour creative training day – with world famous Carolyn Newman

2019-05-14T13:14:35+00:00May 14th, 2019|News & Blogs|

Freelance Hairdressing Association members said a recent training day with the world famous Carolyn Newman was 'inspirational' and 'highly educational'. Carolyn presented a colour creative workshop for hairdressers to learn how to manage client expectations, advance consultation skills, express colour techniques and effective hair plans. FHA members were thrilled with the session. Some comments... "Thank [...]

Behind the scenes – preparations for Inspire well underway

2019-05-08T12:40:35+00:00May 8th, 2019|News & Blogs|

Sheila Abrahams, FHA Founder Our prestigious Inspire event is the highlight of the year for many freelance hairdressers and industry names. But organising such a huge event is a big deal – all the fabulous stage presentations, appearances from hairdressing icons, incredible Village Fair, and of course the FHA UK Freelance Awards, it’s no [...]

A First for FHA!

2019-03-22T10:27:12+00:00March 22nd, 2019|News & Blogs|

Bursary Wella Studio Manchester March 2019 What a great turnout we had in Manchester. Some members had travelled from as far as Newcastle and it was wonderful to catch up with long standing members and meet new ones. The group learned about the new KP+ and Illumina Opal Essence and in the [...]

2019 News

2019-01-16T13:15:11+00:00January 16th, 2019|News & Blogs|

The FHA is planning more training opportunities than ever this year. Our bursaries are back and are extremely popular with members. We have a new partnership with TiGi with exclusive training days personalised and bespoke for members needs. We are starting the year off with a day with John Hushcroft. He is a [...]