You do not require a licence or registration in order to trade as a barber or hairdresser in Newcastle.

You must, however, ensure compliance with health & safety legislation, which places a general duty on you to ensure the health & safety of both yourself and your clients. This relates to the range of general risks which may be present in your premises, as well as any risks which might foreseeably arise from the services you provide.

For further information, please contact the Health and Safety team, Public Safety and Regulation, City of Newcastle upon Tyne, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH.
Phone: 0191 2116102
Email: psr@newcastle.gov.uk

Page last updated: 
30 September 2017
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