Freelance

Employed Or Freelance Stylists? The Future of the Hairdressing Industry

Last updated November 12, 2021

What does the future hold for the working model in hairdressing? Whether you’re an employed stylist or freelance, Maria Evangelou, salon owner and business director at The Meraki Cabin and Consulting shares her thoughts on the challenges and opportunities the industry is currently facing… Employed or Freelance Stylist? The Future of the Hairdressing Working Model Read More

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Hairdressers Working in Care Homes in England Must be Vaccinated, Says BEIS

Last updated November 4, 2021

The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced that all workers (including hairdressers) in CQC registered care homes in England must be vaccinated against Covid-19. The National Hair and Beauty Federation (NHBF) is working closely with BEIS to ensure that all hair and beauty industry professionals across England are aware of the Read More

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Take the Quiz to See if You’re Ready to Go Freelance

Last updated October 14, 2021

So you’re thinking about becoming a freelance hairdresser? Of course you are otherwise you wouldn’t be pawing thorough our freelance week content, would you? But as we all know, working for yourself isn’t for everybody. Many factors go into knowing if you’re ready to go freelance as a hairdresser. Determining factors include finance, networking ability Read More

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11 Tips for Getting Press Coverage When You’re Freelance

Last updated October 14, 2021

Trying to get your work into the press can be a daunting task, especially when you work solo as a freelance hairdresser. But if you follow this guide, you’ll be on your way to a wealth of press coverage in no time at all. Invest time Sending emails out to magazines, newspapers and sites on Read More

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Everything You Need to Know about Freelance Chair Rental

Last updated October 14, 2021

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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Life of a Freelancer: Jayde Collins on Braving the Industry Solo

Last updated October 14, 2021

Taking the jump to becoming a freelancer can be daunting, but Jayde Collins believes it was the best choice she’s ever made. For Hairdresser Journal’s Freelance Week, we chat with her about working with Hunter Collective and The Social, the dreaded work-life balance and the go-to products in her kitbag. What was Jayde’s journey into Read More

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Freelance Success Stories That’ll Inspire You

Last updated October 14, 2021

If you’re a hairdresser working in a salon at some point in your career you’ve probably questioned pursuing freelance work – here’s some stories to give you an insight into what it takes to be a success. From what made them make the initial freelance leap to what their favourite career moment is, these freelance success stories Read More

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