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Rules for Applying

Rules for Applying

By entering the Scottish Hair & Beauty Industry Awards, the Applicant will be deemed to have read and understood these rules and to be bound by them. These rules include any instructions set out with the  Application Process.

  1. The competition is open to all hair and beauty businesses operating within the following local authority areas: Moray Inverness and the Highlands.
  2. The closing date for entries is Close of Business on 6th April 2020.
  3. Applicants can enter more than one category but no more than three. If you are entering more than one category, separate application forms should be completed for each submission. Maximum 3 applications per company/individual. Remember that each application will be judged on its relevance to each specific category, and the specific questions.
  4. The fee for entering one category is £30.00. Additional categories is £15.00 up to a maximum of three (3). This fee is to cover the Organiser's fees received by the award regulator software for each entry.
  5. The Organiser reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to reject any entry that it deems inappropriate.
  6. Entry forms and any supporting documents must be submitted on time within date specified. Supporting documents will be retained by the Organiser.
  7. Entries will only be accepted if they are submitted on the Entry Form links and completed in full.
  8. If any area of an application is unclear, judges reserve the right to request additional information.
  9. Any statements made in any applications must be substantiated. For example, where customers or clients have been quoted as part of an application, they may be contacted to substantiate the quotes.
  10. Responsibility cannot be accepted for any lost, late or mislaid entry and any entry which is damaged, defaced, illegible or incomplete, or which otherwise does not comply with these terms and conditions, may be deemed invalid in the sole discretion of the Organiser.
  11. The judges choice of finalists and winners are absolute and shall not be open for challenge, either on the night of the awards or following. You can review the judging process HERE.
  12. The team will contact you via the email you provide and/or the contact number you provide within your entry form. The team only contact those who have entered. By completing the form you acknowledge that the team may contact you. Your details will not be disclosed or sold to any Third Parties.
  13. Finalists. Each finalist will receive a certificate and all shortlisted finalists will be announced on our social media website so finalists can see who they are competing with. Every category will have a different number of finalists this varies from how many people take part to how many salons (for example) are successfully shortlisted. At the finalist stage you can decide whether you would like to be put forward to the public vote or whether you wish to remain a finalist. Winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner on 14 June 2020. If you are shortlisted as a finalist, you will be notified by 30 April 2020
  14. If you provide us with photos of your business including staff members you must obtain permission from your staff to enable us to publish the photos on our website. 
  15. All applicants agree to exposure through PR should they be finalists or winners. This includes individual names, company names, images.
  16. The organisers reserve the right to withdraw any award category if no satisfactory applications are received.

At a Glance

  • Enter the Highlands 2020 Awards +

    Launching on 1st February 2020
  • Vote for your favourite finalist! +

  • Why take part? +

  • This Year's Award Categories +

  • Hints and Tips +

  • Rules for Applying +

  • Meet the Judges +

    Judges will be announced in April 2020
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