Health & Safety, HR and Employment Law Support for HBSA Members

3ticks   As a member of the Hairdressing and Beauty Suppliers Association, you already have unlimited access to the Business Support Helpline from Croner for advice about employment law, human resources, health & safety, Tax, VAT, PAYE, NIC and payroll, and commercial legal matters.

Croner. The Health & Safety and HR Specialists

Like the Hairdressing and Beauty Suppliers Association, we’re committed to sharing best practice and helping our clients find their way through the ever changing maze of compliance. In addition to the services provided through your membership, you can rely on us to support health and safety and HR in your business. We are a leading provider of compliance advice and support in the UK. Our specialists have the professional qualifications and commercial experience to deal with the kind of issues you're facing every day. We understand the challenges you face handling, transporting and storing products containing oxidising materials and potentially hazardous chemicals. Members of HBSA qualify for discounted rates for additional health and safety and HR support. Mistakes can be expensive, so don't put potential problems on hold. Find out more and get a quote by calling 01455 895407.

Health & Safety Consultancy

We can work with you on a one off project to review, update or implement a health and safety management system, or support your health and safety team with ongoing advice, on the spot crisis management, audits or risk assessments.

  • Risk Assessments
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods
  • Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor
  • Health and safety systems audit, reviews and updates
  • OHSAS 18001 preparation
  • Specialist online Health & Safety knowledge base – Croner-i
  • Crisis and incident support
  • Health & Safety Training
  • Manual handling training
  • Fork lift truck training
  • Legionella assessments and training
  • Dangerous substances and explosive atmosphere environment
  • Noise assessments

HR Consultancy

It’s our full time job to stay up to date. Not just with new and updated employment law – for example new shared parental leave law, but with every ruling in every case as well – for example whether to include overtime or commission in holiday pay calculations.

  • Conduct, disciplinary and grievance hearings
  • Redundancy, including individual and collective consultation
  • TUPE
  • Training
  • Absence management, including long term sickness
  • Tribunal representation
  • Review and update HR contracts, documents and processes
  • Specialist online HR knowledge base – Croner- i
  • Support for HR Professionals
  • Web based case management
  • Contract and employment law advice
  • Salary benchmarking
  • HR and management training

Mistakes Can Be Expensive

It's worth checking and taking advice before you act, getting it wrong can be expensive

  • A case of unfair dismissal could take 33 hours of specialist advice and cost £6,600
  • The average health and safety fine is £7,310.

Call us on 01455 895407 now to find out more. "One of the many benefits of (HSBA) membership is the business support helpline, covering employment law, payroll, health & safety, commercial and legal matters. We use the helpline at least once a week , sometimes daily and the support and guidance we receive is concise and of great help, in fact at times we would be lost without them" HR Manager, Capital Hair & Beauty "For any company operating in the UK’s hair and beauty industry the HBSA is a must. Regular newsletters and updates mean you are always kept up to date with industry relevant laws and policies as well as what’s going on, and the free helpline is a great resource for tax, employment or health & safety information. Above all that though the opportunity to meet and network with key people from all areas of the industry is immensely valuable" Martyn Wady, MD, The Wady Company Ltd "For a smaller company like mine, the Croner help line, which is offered via the (HBSA) membership, provides vital support. The free advice line offers information on a wide range of business issues. These can range from employment law or contract law questions to advice on health and safety matters. Give it a go - you won't be disappointed" Mike Patey, MD, Top Corner Marketing Ltd