Salon Management

There are so many elements to running a salon business, including HR issues, business strategies and goal setting. We turn to experts in salon management for their advice on everything from effective retail and merchandising to how to motivate, manage and reward their teams. 

HOB Man Re-Opens in Brent Cross With New Look

Posted on September 10, 2018

HOB Man, owned by salon group HOB Salons, has re-opened inside the Brent Cross shopping centre. The male grooming salon is now sporting a new look having been completely re-designed and refurbished over the last five weeks. HOB Man originally opened in 2012 and has since built up a loyal client base of men looking Read More

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Vincent Bell Hairdressing Launch ‘In It Together’ Mental Health Campaign

Posted on September 5, 2018

Edinburgh based salon, Vincent Bell Hairdressing has launched a mental health campaign titled ‘In It Together’ that aims to create awareness of mental health within the salon environment. Karen and Vincent Bell, the husband and wife team behind Vincent Bell Hairdressing, were inspired to launch the campaign after a recent visit from a woman who Read More

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How to Use the Zookeeping Technique to Help Manage your Team

Posted on August 29, 2018

Spirit Hair Co’s Mikaela Martin reveals how you can use the zookeeping technique to manage your team more effectively. Knowing how to communicate with your team and get the best out of them is key to running a successful salon. Mikaela Martin, co-director of the Spirit Hair Co in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, uses the zookeeping Read More

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Avoid your Salon Being Sued with these Easy Measurements

Posted on August 27, 2018

Happy customers are the key to a successful business, but you must always be prepared for the worst. Feathers Salon Group’s managing director Debbie Digby lists the five measures you should put in place today to avoid your salon being sued. 1) Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions Your insurance company will ask for the instructions Read More

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Michael Van Clarke Introduces New Barbering Service

Posted on August 14, 2018

Marylebone salon Michael Van Clarke has introduced a new Bespoke Barbering Service for the gentleman of London. The Michael Van Clarke barbering service will offer high-end male grooming services. Italian born Claudio Pizzo, previously at Gentlemen’s Tonic in Mayfair, has arrived at the Michael Van Clarke Salon looking to bring a range of high-end male barbering Read More

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10 Ways to Incentivise Your Team and Keep Salon Staff Happy

Posted on August 14, 2018

Karen Thomson, owner and director of Kam Hair and Body Spa in Lossiemouth, Scotland offers 10 tips to incentivise your team members and keep your salon staff happy. 1. Incentives and rewards are fantastic ways to motivate team members and reward them for their hard work in the salon. If a member of the team Read More

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Upsizing vs Downsizing – What’s Best for Your Salon?

Posted on July 30, 2018

Bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better. Whether you are looking to expand your burgeoning business or want to minimise your salon portfolio, either way it has to be a business decision that’s right for you. Two salon owners share their journeys of scaling up and scaling down their businesses. Scaling Up Jamie Stevens owns four salons in Clapham, Ripley, Read More

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What are the Similarities Between Hostage Negotiators and Hairdressers?

Posted on July 27, 2018

Their daily lives may seem worlds apart but there are surprising similarities between hostage negotiators and hairdressers, as HJ found out at Wella Business Network Live 2018. The guests of Wella’s Business Network Live were held spellbound by former hostage negotiator Richard Mullender. After spending 30 years in the UK police force and then five Read More

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