Tag - Business

CPD Course Review: Do we need to know more about the Body?

When I decided to embark on the Yoga Anatomy Principles Course taught by Leslie Kaminoff of New York’s The Breathing Project; I was excited, eager and enthusiastic… I had been receiving Leslie’s newsletter for some time and was fully aware that his style of teaching was the kind that resonated with me – in that he puts much of the decision making in the students’ hands, providing them with tools and self-awareness to seek out their own answers as [...]

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National Apprenticeship Week – 14th-18th March!

This week is National Apprenticeship Week (14th-18th March), and so we’re catching up with the current and former apprenticeships of the Omni Academy of Beauty in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, who are ‘rising to the top’. Whilst apprenticeships have always been commonplace in hair salons, there has been significantly less uptake in beauty and holistic therapies over the past few decades. In part, this is because of the one-to-one nature of these therapies and in part is the result of the [...]

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What will your January be like?

It is that time of year again, when Christmas is upon us, and we are all excited about festivities, food and fun… As a businessperson you may be looking forward to wrapping the year up with a big sparkly bow… but remember January is just a stone throw away, and we need to ensure as professionals that we are prepared for the New Year. January can be a strange month, with many people taking extended holidays or worrying about how [...]

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Points for CPD

Jane Sheehan discusses the relevance of CPD in holistic therapy When I first started doing reflexology and foot reading, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) was something that your accountant did.  A professional belonged to a professional body and to remain a member, they would have to show that they had continued their development through a formalised system.  This was such a tradition that even HM Customs and Revenue recognised CPD, thus allowed tax relief. More recently, holistic therapy associations have recognised the [...]

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Just Holistic

The Therapist:  Hannah Lewis B.Ost is a fully qualified and registered Osteopath, and the founder and director of Simply Osteo and owner of Just Holistic Therapy Rooms. The Story: This is my story on why I chose Osteopathy, setting up my own businesses, and my struggles and successes along the way…. All before the age of 26! The Dream: As a child, gymnastics was my passion, I represented the United Kingdom aged nine and trained almost daily around my school life. [...]

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A helping hand

It can be beneficial for your business, if you open your arms out to working with others. You can opt for an employee, a volunteer, or an intern. Here is a little more information on each, to help you make the right, and legal choice for you and your business Workers/Employees: Workers are entitled to employment rights i.e. working no more than 48 hours in any one week. If you employ somebody, than you will have some form of a contract [...]

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