Recent press releases

British Hairdressing Awards 2006 Finalists Announced

Hairdressers Journal International is delighted to announce the finalists for the nine regional and six specialist categories for the British Hairdressing Awards 2006.

The Perfect Red Lipstick from Colorlab Custom Cosmetics

Autumn 2006 sees the return of the red lipstick as a key makeup trend. Traditionally, finding the perfect red lipstick has proved difficult and often takes several purchases!

Hot Cows aim to titillate tired eyes

Advertising by traditional means is no longer the cash cow it once was, and the sacred cow that is established marketing is being shunned by ad-weary consumers. The industry needs fresh ideas fast. Could the answer everyone is looking for be…a ‘Hot Cow’?

Get your brand on a Hot Cow hide this summer

With well over half of the UK leaving the house in search of entertainment, the great outdoors is set to be the biggest and best arena for flaunting your brand this summer.

Airport security under siege

Sometimes security dangers aren’t as clandestine as you may think. In fact, one of the most serious threats to your firm’s security could be sitting next to you… in the airport departure lounge.

Print journalism ‘more prestigious than online’

A poll by news and features syndication site greatreporter.com shows two thirds of reporters still think print pips the post in prestige over web journalism...

Businesses that fail disabled ‘risk legal woes’

Changes to the law that protects disabled people in Britain from discrimination will mean businesses and employers should brace themselves for a raft of legal challenges this year, experts predict…

IE was ‘unsafe’ for 98% of 2004, Mozilla safest

Global security consultancy ScanIT shows Microsoft's Internet Explorer was "unsafe" for 98% of 2004, while rival browser Mozilla was "unsafe" for only 15%.

Pain for pregnant workers and employers avoidable, expert says

The burgeoning number of women leaving work each year over pregnancy discrimination and ignorance by employers could be dramatically reduced if employers act on their obligations, a leading Health & Safety company has advised.

Careless talk costing companies and consumers

Belgian-based IT security consultancy, ScanIT (scanit.net) says it was able to exploit voicemail systems in Europe and Asia using simple tools and software readily available on the Internet.