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Services Provided



Services provided by the IHF include:

  • Representation
  • Advisory/Publications
  • Support/Networking
  • Training/Educational
  • Discount Schemes
  • Social Events
  • Employer Starter Information Pack


  • Membership of Coiffure EU
  • Affiliation with the OMC - World Hairdressers Organisation
  • Representation at meetings with Government officials, State Agencies and European World Hairdressing institutions/organisations
  • Promotion of a professional image to the press and the public
  • Promotion of the contribution made by the hairdressing industry to the economy
  • Press Releases and letters to Press, TV, Radio, TD;s, FAS, Training Agencies
  • Meetings with TD\'s, Manufacturers, PR Companies, Medical Organisations, Insurance Organisations, Business Federations, Health and Beauty Organisations


  • Office telephone help line dealing with all aspects of your business.
  • Documentation: Contracts, Health & Safety Statement, Minimum Wage rates etc.
  • Hairdressing Training Guidelines.
  • IHF Web site.
  • Members Newsletters
  • Code of Ethics
  • Copies of relevant Legislation (Minimum Wage, Working Time, Holidays etc) 
  • Warnings re viruses and scams (such as ATM scams)


  • The IHF provides networking structure - members can ask other members questions.
  • Social evenings - National Hairdressing Awards.
  • IHF Training Hub - communicate/network with audience members.
  • Through IHF National Hairdressing Championships.
  • IHF Membership Window Decal


  • IHF Master Hairdressing Craftsman Diploma through Crumlin College
  • Courses at St John\'s Central College, Cork
  • Trainee Registration Scheme for their salon training time (outside Dublin and Cork City and County Borough region)
  • Opportunity to enter National, International and World 


  • Salon Insurance and Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Utility Bills
  • Some IHF functions


  • IHF National Hairdressing Championships
  • IHF Star Team
  • IHF Icon Awards
  • IHF Training Hub


  • Entry (sometimes FREE!) to IHF events.
  • A chance to nominate for the National Hairdressing Awards.
  • Education, skills and training.
  • Competitions.
  • Regular IHF and industry news letters.
  • Brilliant networking opportunities.
  • Avail of IHF e newsletters

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