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Get the latest business news and advice from some of the top mentors in the industry, plus keep up-to-date with the legislation that could affect you salon with our Business Guides

How your Business could Benefit from Freelance Stylists

Last updated March 17, 2020

Chop Chop London is a salon brand that is built to cater for the 21st century consumer who is time poor and always on the move. The brand, which recently opened a new permanent base in the regenerated Wembley Park has gone from strength to strength in the time since opening it’s doors in Old Read More

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Everything You Need to Know about Freelance Chair Rental

Last updated October 17, 2019

Chair rental legislation is one of the hottest topics in the hairdressing industry. Over half of the people working in hairdressing and barbering are self-employed, many working as chair renters. While chair renting works well for some salons, there’s a lot to think about as a salon owner. If you get it wrong and HMRC Read More

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Freelance Hairdressers – Your FAQs Have Been Answered

Last updated October 9, 2019

If you’re a freelance hairdresser or thinking about going freelance you’ll likely have many questions. But it’s not always easy to get the right answers. But help is at hand, with the expert help of the Freelance Hairdressers Association (FHA) and National Hairdressers Federation (NHF), we’ve got the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. Read More

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The Big Debate: Do Loyalty Cards Work in a Hair Salon?

Last updated October 16, 2019

One salon owner and one director share their views on whether loyalty cards are beneficial for their hair salon businesses. For loyalty cards  Benjamin Shipman, director, The Hair Movement “Everybody wants to feel their loyalty is noticed, appreciated and rewarded. The loyalty scheme run by my salon The Hair Movement is multifaceted. There is the Read More

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Business Panel: Should You Have a Competitive Pricing Policy For Your Area?

Last updated June 6, 2019

Follow these tips from professional hairdressers and successful hair salons to make sure you have the right price structure for your target market. Name: Hannah Kernick Salon: H&Co Hair Salon Awards: Customer Care, Independent Salon – Business Newcomer and Salon Design “The pricing of services in your salon should reflect the target market demographics and Read More

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A Guide to Understanding and Finding Loyal Customers

Last updated June 6, 2019

Understanding your loyal customers is critical as otherwise they will leave you for the nearest competitor, warns brand artist Jo Robertson. A common mistake salon owners and stylists make is misunderstanding their ideal client. More specifically, the error is not spending enough time getting to know them. Many shops are closing on the high street, Read More

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How to Make Your Salon Stand Out on the High Street

Last updated May 14, 2019

Beauty business expert Hellen Ward shares the five unique selling points that will help your salon stand out on the high street. In light of the current news that retail units are closing on the high street at a rapid rate and rising business rates, it’s definitely worth a read. “The Brexit outcome remains uncertain Read More

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Successful Business Strategies Discussed at Goldwell Hub Network

Last updated June 5, 2019

Over 170 salon owners discovered how to win at business during Goldwell’s four-day Hub Network’s official industry panel in Sicily last month. The focus of this year’s Goldwell Hub Network was how to win at business – how salon owners can win, how salon teams can win and how to stand out against the local Read More

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