Industry News

Don’t Fall Foul of Alcohol Licensing Laws

Posted on June 19, 2017

HJ readers have reacted to recent reports in the national press that they could face fines of up to £20,000 for offering complimentary drinks without a licence. Many of those commenting on Facebook were shocked to learn they could be in breach of the law by offering guests a free glass of fizz or a Read More

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Cinta Miller Appointed Brand Ambassador for Racoon International

Posted on May 25, 2017

Celebrity session stylist, make-up artist and extensionist expert, Cinta Miller, has taken on the role of brand ambassador for Racoon International. “Cinta has been part of the Racoon family for many years now, often introducing us to some great marketing opportunities and numerous projects to get involved in,” said Racoon marketing manager, Lisa Tebaldi. “Her Read More

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Trevor Sorbie to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Posted on May 25, 2017

On 11th July at the Paisley Campus graduation ceremony, Trevor Sorbie will be presented with an Honorary Doctorate. This Doctorate is to recognise his outstanding contribution in the field of business and entrepreneurship, and social awareness of suffering and crisis in cancer patients. Trevor’s famous hairdressing journey began over 50 years ago in Paisley, Scotland Read More

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British Hairdresser of the Year 2017 Nominees Announced

Posted on May 22, 2017

The wait is over! A top industry panel has spoken and this year’s nominees for the most prestigious title in British hairdressing have been announced. The nominees for HJ’s 2017 British Hairdresser of the Year, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, are: Darren Ambrose Sally Brooks Errol Douglas Mark Hayes Gary Hooker & Michael Young Angelo Seminara Eugene Souleiman Read More

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Guy Christian Celebrates a Decade in Business with Video Release

Posted on May 4, 2017

Celebrating a decade in business this year, leading South Wales hair salon Guy Christian is marking its milestone birthday with the release of a special video. Since the first salon opened on City Road in Cardiff in November 2007, the business has grown from strength to strength expanding across South Wales with two further Guy Read More

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L’Oréal Colour Trophy Southern Finalists Revealed

Posted on April 26, 2017

Last night, the Hammersmith Apollo, London was host to one of the biggest hairdressing competitions in the UK as over 40 of Southern England’s brightest, fashion focussed hairdressers competed in three categories in the Southern heat of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards. This year didn’t disappoint and six salon teams and one talented young colourist Read More

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L’Oréal Colour Trophy South West Finalists Revealed

Posted on April 25, 2017

The Passenger Shed, Bristol was host to one of the biggest hairdressing competitions in the UK as over 40 of South West England’s brightest, fashion focussed hairdressers competed in three categories in the South Western  heat of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards.  This year didn’t disappoint and six salon teams and one talented young colourist Read More

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Matrix Launch Club Matrix: The Ultimate Hairdressing Tool

Posted on April 20, 2017

Matrix are delighted to announce the long-awaited launch of their ultimate hairdressing business tool, Club Matrix. A global first in the B2B salon industry, this innovative new web portal is set to completely modernise the way salons market and invest in their business for growth via a new tiered rewards programme. Plus, an exclusive 360 Read More

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