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. 

This Salon Is Doing Great Things for the Environment

Last updated October 29, 2019

En Route Hair & Beauty are doing their bit for the environment – the salon in Walton has launched a campaign against the single usage of plastic waste generated by sales of shampoo and conditioner bottles. Owner Melenie Tudor, has created a refill station to invite and encourage customers to reuse, recycle and refill their empty product containers, so that 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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Why The Wellbeing of Your Salon Staff Should Be Priority

Last updated October 2, 2019

Business consultant Liz McKeon discusses the importance of wellbeing and creating a positive work culture for your salon staff. The World Health Organization has classified burnout as a medical condition. You can help to prevent staff burnout in the salon by being aware of its symptoms. Anxiety is a feeling of worry, nervousness or uneasiness Read More

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What Do You Consider Before Integrating Two Salons Into One?

Last updated September 20, 2019

Business consultant Ryan Fox shares a a successful salon merger case study and reveals what you need to consider before integrating two salons into one Last year Luca Sparti Cesari of Concrete Hair in Covent Garden was told by his landlord the block where his salon was based was being redeveloped. Luca had three choices Read More

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Learn How To Make Money From Your Salon Website

Last updated September 20, 2019

Your website is your platform and showcase to the world. It is an essential part of your business proposition. If you don’t have a well-built website to drive clients to your hair salon, you are missing out on thousands of pounds every year. Here are some tips to make your website work hard for you. Read More

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How to Use the Zookeeping Technique to Help Manage your Team

Last updated August 16, 2019

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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HJ Men in Conversation With… Open Barbers LGBTQ+ Friendly Salon

Last updated August 27, 2019

Open Barbers in North London, is exactly as the name suggests – open. Open for all people, all genders (including those who don’t identify with a gender) and those on a low income. HJ Men caught up with director Greygory to find out the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community when they visit a salon or barbers, Read More

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2020 Could See a Dramatic Increase in the National Living Wage

Last updated June 14, 2019

Wages in the hair and beauty industry have always been a hot topic. While many young stylists and apprentices coming into the industry believe they are being paid too little, salon owners and managers are finding the continually increasing baseline pay hard to keep up with and with this 2020 National Living Wage it could Read More

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