Covid-19: Beauty set to lose out on easing of lockdown restrictions next month

By Becky Bargh 22-Feb-2021

Boris Johnson’s ‘cautious’ roadmap for England’s exit from lockdown will not allow beauty businesses to reopen with non-essential retail in March

In a repeat of history, beauty salons and hairdressers in England are set to lose out on the easing of Covid-19 restrictions next month.

According to reports, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce later today that the sector, which generates more than £9bn to the UK’s economy every year, will not be given permission to welcome back customers until at least April.

Non-essential retailers anticipate they will be allowed to reopen from late March.

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Similar to the easing of restrictions in the summer, hairdressers will be at the front of the queue to reopen, while ...

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