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VTCT NVQ Level 2 Nail training is back!

We’re pleased to announce our VTCT NVQ Level 2 Nail training class is back. Join Katie weekly on a Monday 12-4pm for a nail tech beginners course.  Katie will teach you how to perform natural nail services such as manicure … Continue reading

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We ned your votes

We need your votes! We have been selected as a finalist for the Havering Small Business Awards 2024 We are a finalist in the category; Best Beauty Business The top 3 businesses with the most votes will attend the awards … Continue reading

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Beauty awards for your business

Let’s talk about entering beauty awards! So over the years we’ve entered (and won!) many beauty awards. I tell everyone I know, staff, students, those in the business, anyone in any business, to enter as many awards as possible. Why? … Continue reading

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E-File training

During April I’ve been working on our new VTCT unit qualification – E File Training! I’m so pleased to offer this qualification at our centre. We have worked hard to get this approved and ensure the standards of the training … Continue reading

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Spending the day with me networking at a VTCT event

VTCT is an awarding body, developing qualifications covering the hair and beauty sector. I have worked with VTCT since 2009 delivering hair and beauty qualifications through my centre.  As centre management and lead IQA, I was invited along to do … Continue reading

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Professional Beauty Exhibition.

I was invited long as a guest speaker before the careers and small business hub at Professional Beauty Exhibition.  I was working alongside a few of my past and present colleagues giving out advice to those who have a small … Continue reading

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Have you seen our new name? KVN Hair and Beauty LTD

💜KVN Hair and Beauty – Salon and Training Academy !💜  As you may have seen we have had a little change up. We have been closed all week, painting, moving furniture around and adding some new and exciting things along … Continue reading

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Work home life balance.

Close your eyes and imagine…..  You wake up, drop the kids off at school and head back home. No trains, travel or childcare arrangements. You put the kettle on, set up two cups, one  tea for you and one coffee … Continue reading

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Essex Beauty Group – 1st Networking meeting

Have you heard about Essex Beauty Group? Our Private Facebook group of over 6.5k members? Essex Beauty Group is a mixture of hair and beauty professionals, salon owners, mobile therapists, teachers and industry experts. We meet quarterly with guest speakers … Continue reading

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Find out how we placed at UK Hair and Beauty Awards 2023

The awards night for UK Hair and Beauty Awards 2023 took place over the weekend. I had a friend attending and sent me live updates (how lucky am I!) We placed third in the category Education Excellence!   Myself and … Continue reading

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