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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.

Could your Business Receive New Sustainable Salon Certification?

Posted on November 17, 2017

Continuing the drive to make hairdressing a greener industry a new sustainable salon certificate is set to launch in January 2018. It will be awarded to salons whose staff have completed a free virtual salon online training programme. The programme has been designed by the Ecohair team at the University of Southampton and in association Read More

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Is Your Salon Keeping up With Advances in Technology?

Posted on October 31, 2017

  Technology has changed everything – consumers expect convenience, simplicity and speed at every turn. But is your salon business keep up with the advances? That’s the question Two Minute Salon Manager Antony Whitaker answers in his new video. It might surprise you what the ‘new normal’ is: the iPhone is about to have its Read More

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The Drop in Apprenticeship Numbers Explained

Posted on October 20, 2017

There has been a 61% drop in the number of new apprentices starting their programmes, according to data released by the Department for Education. This comes 3 months after changes to apprenticeship funding were introduced. The apprenticeship levy was introduced for the largest companies in May 2017.  And May also saw the introduction of new Read More

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label.m Global Distributors Conference 2017 Awards

Posted on October 19, 2017

This week saw label.m host its annual Global Distributors Conference at the official London Fashion Week Hotel, The May Fair. Each year, the event brings together 65 label.m countries where they have the opportunity to preview key launches, as well as talk through new product concepts and celebrate achievements over the last 12 months. As part Read More

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Joseph Lanzante Opens New Salon In Manchester

Posted on October 19, 2017

Leading Barber, Joseph Lanzante has further expanded his well-established brand by opening his third barber shop in Victoria Station on 6 October. The Mens Room, Manchester sees the internationally established stylist bring his expertise to the City Centre. With more than 30 years in the business, Joseph Lanzante’s credentials are distinguished. Trained at the prestigious Alan Read More

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Headmasters Secure £4.5m Funding Package from HSBC

Posted on October 18, 2017

To provide a great hairdressing service to clients you have to have the monetary means to kept the wheels in motion and Headmasters has recently received funding to expand their salon group. They have received a £4.5M funding package from HSBC to support future growth of the business and open several new salons. Set to Read More

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9 Way to Make Sure You’re Promoting Staff Fairly

Posted on October 13, 2017

When it comes to promoting from within your team, many salon managers liken it to walking a tight rope without a net. There are so many things to consider and this checklist can be used to ensure you have considered all aspects of what is at stake. Being fair is key here. Promoting staff often Read More

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24/7 Hair Service – Darren Scott Offers a Round the Clock Service

Posted on October 13, 2017

With most services offering 24 hour opening times through the realm of the Internet (we’ve all experienced the joy of a 11pm online impulse buy haven’t we) the world has become a place where it’s hard to switch off. However, this kind of commit to services hasn’t spread to beauty services IRL – until now. Read More

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