Freelance

Legal and Business Advice for Freelance Hairdressers

Last updated October 15, 2019

Are you thinking about going freelance? Does being your own boss sound appealing? However appealing this might sound, there are certain legal and business arrangements that you will need to take into consideration before choosing to be a self-employed hairstylist. “Being self-employed can be a great choice to improve your work/life balance,” says NHF chief Read More

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11 Tips for Getting Press Coverage When You’re Freelance

Last updated October 15, 2019

Trying to get your work into the press can be a daunting task, especially when you work solo. 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 a regular, consistent basis Read More

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How your Business could Benefit from Freelance Stylists

Last updated October 18, 2019

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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Lisa Farrall Styles Ed Sheeran’s Hair for Latest Music Video

Last updated October 16, 2019

Being a session stylist can mean you are in demand all over the world and the freedom of freelancing means you aren’t tied to any one place. Freelance stylist Lisa Farrall recently showed us just how diverse work as a self-employed stylist can be when she joined the team on the set of the new 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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The Pros and Cons of Self-Employment in the Hairdressing Sector

Last updated October 15, 2019

Self-employment in hairdressing and barbering is on the rise according to a new report from the NHF. Now, over 57% of the hairdressing industry is freelance according to a survey conducted by the NHF/NBF. Regarding the increase and what this means for the industry, Hilary Hall, NHF chief executive said: “The government is due to 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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How to Run a Successful Freelance Hairdressing Business

Last updated October 11, 2019

To celebrate HJ’s Freelance Week, sponsored by Wella Professionals, HJ has spoken to two Wella Professionals freelancers about running a successful freelance hairdressing business. Laura Chadwick (her Instagram feed is pictured) and Nella Pastore discuss the art of ordering and managing stock levels and how to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques while Read More

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Everything You Need to Know About Going Freelance

Last updated October 18, 2019

Going freelance can be a daunting decision when you are used to full time employment, but it’s a choice that many stylists are making. According to research conducted by the NHF/NBF 58% of hairdressers and barbers are self-employed so with HJ‘s Freelance Week we are celebrating the sector and providing key information for those of you Read More

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