Running a hair salon business is full of challenges. This extensive business resource for salon owners and managers offers expert advice and guides to help.

The Importance of a Daily Team Huddle

Posted on May 23, 2017

A daily huddle will keep everyone informed and on the same page, says Antony Whitaker in this week’s video from the Two Minute Salon Manager. Watch the video to hear Antony’s top six tips for making your morning team huddle count. The Two Minute Salon Manager is presented by Antony Whitaker, hairdresser, industry consultant, author, Read More

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5 Reasons Why it’s Worth Supporting Charity

Posted on May 16, 2017

Karen Thomson, owner of Kam Hair and Body Spa offers five reasons why she believes its worth supporting charities. Team building Supporting charity events is a great team-building exercise, as you can get your staff all together, even those who may not normally work with each other, and have them working as a group to Read More

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How to Recruit the Right People for Your Salon Business

Posted on May 14, 2017

Nergish Wadia-Austin, Founder of PHAB Standard Ltd talks about the importance of proper recruitment procedures and the top five ways to recruit the best candidates for your business. Understanding the job This is the first step to hiring the best candidate. The manager should know exactly why they are hiring for the position. Are they Read More

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Salon Openings Outstrip Other Businesses

Posted on May 12, 2017

More hairdressing, barbers and beauty businesses opened in 2016 than ever before, overtaking tearooms, coffee shops and take-aways in popularity, according to the Local Data Company’s (LDC) latest Leisure and Retail report. With and beauty salons, barbers, beauty and nail salons occupying four out of the 10 top slots, the hair and beauty industry combined Read More

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Using Hair Tutorial Videos to Promote Your Team’s Skills

Posted on May 9, 2017

Barrie Stephen is of Barrie Stephen Hair in Leicestershire, recently produced a series of hair tutorial videos by his salon team, showcasing the latest trends and styling techniques available in the salon. Here’s what he has to say about this innovative way of promoting salon services. CREATIVE PARTNERSHIP “I started using video step-by-steps in the Read More

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Remember, Your Salon Team is Not Your Family

Posted on April 27, 2017

You want a great relationship with your salon team, says Antony Whitaker in this week’s Two Minute Salon Manager video. But you must always remember it’s a professional connection, not a family one. The Two Minute Salon Manager is presented by Antony Whitaker, hairdresser, industry consultant, author, presenter and coach.  Discover more inspirational business advice at Read More

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Making the Most of Email Marketing

Posted on April 18, 2017

Award-winning salon owner and business writer, Phil Jackson offers his top 5 tips for getting the most from email marketing.  Details matter.  Keep your database up to date and have a process for updating client records or your email marketing will fail to deliver.  We have a big cleanup every January.  Check the spelling of Read More

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How to Build Your Business Resilience

Posted on April 3, 2017

According to the American psychological society “resilience is a process”. It is not just about our ability to bounce back from a challenging event and get back to our previous high performance. It is also about developing habits to be more flexible in our thinking, expanding our possibilities. Think of resilience as a story-board of Read More

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Sally Salon Services Beautiful Britain Report Reveals Optimistic Salon Industry

Posted on March 30, 2017

The Beautiful Britain 2017 report from Sally Salon Services reveals some interesting facts about the salon industry. This year’s report had almost 2,500 respondents including salon workers, salon managers, mobile workers and barbers. The report also includes survey results from over 2,000 consumers on their hair and beauty habits and general feelings towards the industry. Read More

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