Everyone in the training and hairdressing sectors are working hard to ensure the continuity of your training and apprenticeship acheivement, and we will be in touch with you all via phone, email, social media and messaging.
More than ever, we need to stay in touch to support each other during this very difficult time, and we must all follow the NHS and Gov.uk advice and guidence strictly. Any queries, please call us 020 8461 3504, or better still email: Tracey@shearsacademy.co.uk, Sue@shearsacademy.co.uk or email@example.com
Any Safeguarding or Prevent issues that may arise, the usual support is always available from Shears Academy, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Be safe, and look out for the more vulnerable amongst us please. The Shears Academy Team.
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) which is held on 27 January every year. It is the time to learn about the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of non-Jewish groups, and genocides that have happened since. We are learning from genocide, for a better future. Even in the UK, prejudice and the language of hatred must be challenged by us all.
Shears Academy wishes to honour the memory of ALL those murdered, and to help raise awareness we mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz -learning from genocide, for a better future
Current rate: £3.90 per hour
These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. The rates change every April.
| Year || 25 and over || 21 to 24 || 18 to 20 || Under 18 || Apprentice |
| April 2019 (current rate) || £8.21 || £7.70 || £6.15 || £4.35 || £3.90 |
| April 2020 || £8.72 || £8.20 || £6.45 || £4.55 || £4.15 |
Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they’re either:
- aged under 19
- aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship
for full NMW and NLW information, go to: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
World Mental Health Day – feels particularly significant and worthy of attention.
- Mental health problems are one of the main causes of disease burden worldwide.
- In the UK approximately one in four people will experience a mental health problem each year.
- And one in six report experiencing one of the most common problems, such as anxiety and depression, in any given week
If you feel the need for help, of feel someone you know could benefit from support, please go to Mind.org: www.mind.org.uk/information-support/helplines/
Nadia Murad, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018, is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and others. She has shown uncommon courage in recounting her own sufferings and speaking up on behalf of other victims.