News

16
Jun
2020

The APPG has written again to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to express serious concern about medical services offering botox and aesthetics treatments during lockdown. Government guidance is clear that the beauty industry should remain closed and this loophole in the guidance must urgently be resolved. Disappointingly, the Minister Kwasi Kwarteng MP […]

16
Jun
2020

Following a meeting of the APPG on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing to discuss sustainability in the industry, co-Chairs Carolyn Harris MP and Judith Cummins MP wrote to Environment Secretary George Eustice to ask the Government to protect the use of the term ‘organic’ and to introduce consistent recycling policies across the country. The Envrionment Secretary, […]

1
Jun
2020

The APPG has written a follow up letter to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in response to their recent correspondence about supporting the hair, beauty and wellness industry though the COVID-19 crisis and reopening phase. In a letter to the Minister for Business, Kwarsi Kwarteng MP, the APPG Chairs raise concerns that […]

27
May
2020

The APPG on Beauty, Wellbeing and Aesthetics has received a response from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy having written to the Secretary of State Alok Sharma MP outlining what urgent support is needed as businesses reopen and to protect the long-term health of the industry. You can read the response in full […]

22
May
2020

Having been speaking to representatives from across the hair, beauty, spa and wellbeing industry about the devastating impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on their sector, the Co-Chairs of the APPG on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing have written to various Government Departments outlining what urgent support is needed as businesses reopen and to protect […]

21
May
2020

On Thursday 21st May, the APPG on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing held its second virtual panel session on the impact of COVID-19, which focused on the impact on online beauty and wellness platforms. The Group heard from: Giorgia Rossi, COO of Treatwell Abi Selby, Founder of Spabreaks.com Jack Tang, CEO and Co-founder at Urban Topics […]

15
May
2020

On Friday 15th May, The Sun announced the launch of the APPG’s important inquiry into non-surgical cosmetic treatments, which will be investigating how standards for undertaking such treatments, and for their promotion, should be improved to support the beauty and aesthetics industry and protect public safety. “For too long the lack of consistent standards has […]

15
May
2020

Co-chaired by Carolyn Harris MP and Judith Cummins MP, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing (APPG BAW), will be investigating how standards for undertaking such treatments, and for their promotion, should be improved to support the beauty and aesthetics industry and protect public safety. The Group is inviting written evidence to seek […]