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What does BREXIT mean for holistic therapists?

Like all of us, I woke this morning to a new, and unexpected, political and business landscape. All the polls suggested that we would remain in Europe, but this turned out, rather resoundingly, to not be the case. As I walked the dog in a coastal fog, low rolls of thunder out to sea – even the weather reflecting the lack of clarity and worry many feel today – I tried to puzzle out what this means for holistic therapists [...]

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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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£5,000 BEAUTY THERAPY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FROM OMNI

Surrey-based Omni Academy of Beauty has today announced a new scholarship opportunity which will give one lucky person access to over £5,000 worth of professional training for industry-recognised beauty qualifications. Anyone wishing to be considered for the scholarship, valued at over £5,000, must be over the age of 16 and be able to demonstrate their passion for a long-term career in the beauty industry. The scholarship is particularly aimed at someone who may have struggled to get funding in the [...]

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spa verses mobile therapy

Spa V Mobile

Alison Gibbs balances the pros and cons of the different fields of trading as a therapist From my years of experience as a therapist, my ethos in all areas has been ‘client care’ – with the aim of leaving a client feeling better about themselves in accordance with their treatment or environment. This allows a personal approach and ultimately a relationship to build over time. Working in a hotel spa, I found I could introduce indigenous treatments and give a taster [...]

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Remember the Business Clinics!

Not long now until camexpo 2014: We have lots of posts about the event, so have a look around the site and remember HTM have teamed up with camexpo to offer therapists a fantastic opportunity to take part in the Business Clinic. The Business Clinic runs over both days with following experts in their fields: Geoff Simons:The Private Practitioner – is there any help out there? David Balen: Risk management for you and your business Olga Agbaimoni: Everything you ever wanted to know about [...]

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Balancing Business with Family

A great article reading for HTM by Louise Jensen… mother, practitioner and businesswoman: Background The decision to return to work after an enforced break following a car accident was easy.  Dealing with the practical issues of this choice though has at times, left me feeling so frazzled I need a therapist, oh wait, I am a therapist! Prior to my accident I really had been following my dreams.  Years training in therapies I had absolute conviction in, allowed me to practice confidently [...]

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