Social Media, Upskilling and Retail Most Important Focuses For Hair Salons

Last updated April 20, 2021

As salons up and down the UK begin to reopen, a report from global salon supplies wholesaler, SimplyHair, has revealed that social media, upskilling and retail are becoming more integral to hair salon businesses. Ahead, the report shows why social media, upskilling and retail are so crucial to those in the industry. Social media marketing Read More

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England Hair Salons and Freelance Stylists Celebrate Reopening

Last updated April 14, 2021

As England hair salons and freelance stylists celebrate reopening for business on Monday 12 April after being in lockdown for at least five months, HJ speaks to salon owners and self-employed stylists to discover how it feels to be back with clients again and what’s in store for the coming months. England is the third Read More

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Hairdressers Reveal Their Weirdest Client Requests

Last updated February 8, 2021

Among the usual trims and balayage, you’ll often come across the occasional out-there request, but some of the downright weirdest client requests stick with you throughout the rest of your career. Below, we asked hairdressers to spill the beans on their funniest – and weirdest – client requests that they’ve had in the chair. Get Read More

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How Freelancers Are Getting Creative During These Difficult Times

Last updated October 16, 2020

To celebrate HJ’s Freelance Week, sponsored by Wella Professionals we’ve asked a number of freelancers to share the innovative and creative ideas they’ve put in place over the past few months. We hope you will be inspired and take note of the different ways you can stay motivated during these difficult times… Freelancers can get Read More

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Freelancers – Wella Education is Here For You

Last updated October 13, 2020

The Wella Studios is relaunching free online learning and face-to-face education, perfect for freelance hairdressers. Read on to find out the freelance Wella education on offer. Discover the new Luxelights Service If you want to learn new techniques and gain some fresh ideas for delighting and updating your clients, go to to watch free Read More

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FHA Kicks Off New Online Education Series

Last updated August 27, 2020

The Freelance Hairdressers Association (FHA) is continuing its support of the industry with a range of new online education opportunities for freelancers through online Zoom sessions. Having used the video-calling platform for regular meetings and education sessions with guest experts throughout lockdown, FHA has decided to continue hosting online seminars to assist freelancers in need Read More

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Inspire! Event Hosted Online by The FHA and Guests

Last updated July 28, 2020

This year, the Freelance Hairdresser’s Association (FHA) chose to adapt and hosted their annual Inspire! event for the freelance mobile hairdressing community live via Zoom. The day’s lineup covered all aspects of hairdressing with a star-studded group of guests jumping on camera to educate viewers. The morning’s events provided lots of valuable advice Kicking off Read More

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Don’t Forget! The Self-Assessment Tax Return Deadline is Looming

Last updated January 21, 2020

The deadline for completing a 2018/2019 online tax return or paying any tax owed is midnight 31 January 2020. HMRC is warning of the steep rise in phishing attacks using self-assessment tax returns to trick victims into disclosing their bank account details, which are then drained of cash by fraudsters. Hilary Hall, NHBF chief executive Read More

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