The CCPC recently wrote to hairdressing associations to warn them of their obligations under competition law. Photograph: Getty Images

Businesses reopening after the Covid-19 crisis have been warned against any attempts to fix prices at an industry level as they look to recover costs.(...)

The Irish Hairdressing Federation  has a 100-plus list of safety protocols to protect staff and customers from Covid-19. Photograph: iStock

How come X is reopening, when the more important Y is still shut down? Why are selfish others celebrating the return of A, when there barely seems to (...)

The rise of the image-conscious Irish male is being blamed for a national shortage of barbers. File photograph: Getty Images

The rise of the image-conscious Irish male is being blamed for a national shortage of barbers, with the Government being urged to bring in overseas ha(...)