The JCCP

The JCCP {What is all the fuss about?} Pete Richardson takes a look at the Joint Council For Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) which is at the heart of the calls for change in the aesthetics industry and why it is sometime viewed with suspicion by non-medics. There has been a long on-going fight to have experienced…

BASIC

BASIC {An Answer to Aesthetic Prayers?} Pete Richardson has a look at the new Beauty Aesthetic Special Interest Committee, founded in the wake of the Joint Council For Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) decision not include non-medics on its aesthetics register It has been heralded (by me) as a major new development to help safeguard the public…

NEW PARLIAMENTARY GROUP

NEW PARLIAMENTARY GROUP LOOKING AT AESTHETICS AND BEAUTY INDUSTRY {WILL IT WORK?}   In a the third in a series of blogs about what The Government is doing in the beauty and aesthetics industry, Pete Richardson takes a look at a new group of MPs brought together to advise on the state of the industry.…

IQ VERIFY: ISO STANDARDS IN AESTHETIC TRAINING

IQ VERIFY: ISO STANDARDS IN AESTHETIC TRAINING {WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT} Laurie Clarke, Aesthetic Sector Lead at IQ Group explains the value of international certification for aesthetic practitioners Over recent months, you may have come across several articles referencing ISO Standards and aesthetic training. It is likely that these articles included strings of numbers, such…

Aesthetics and the Government 1

Aesthetics and the Government 1 {Support for level 7 pathways} In a new series of blogs Pete Richardson takes a look at what the Government is doing in the beauty and aesthetics industry. A recent edition of Professional Beauty magazine has a major story which it may have slightly under-played. Under the headline: “Government pledges…