Beauty and barber businesses contribute £6.6bn to UK economy

By Emma Reinhold 28-May-2019

New report by the Hair and Barber Council says market represents 8% of UK retail sector

Hair and beauty businesses contribute £6.6bn to the UK economy according to a new report commissioned by the Hair & Barber Council in conjunction with the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC).

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The figure represents an 8% share of the UK retail sector’s total value, according to the report and was collated using information from 49,000 businesses employing 337,000 people.


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