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. 

The Halo Code Is Introduced to Prevent Hair Discrimination in the UK

Last updated January 19, 2021

In a step to end hair discrimination in the UK, the Halo Code guarantees black people in both schools and workplaces the freedom and security to wear their hair as they want, without restriction, judgement or, ultimately, discrimination. Created by the Halo Collective, a group of 30 young black people who have experienced the racial Read More

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Phorest Launches Virtual Uplift Event to Inspire Salon Owners

Last updated January 20, 2021

Salon software brand Phorest is hosting a virtual Uplift event on Monday 25 January at 10am to 12.30pm to inspire salon owners and get salon teams ready for the year ahead and for when hairdressing businesses can open again. Phorest is offering HJ’s readers an exclusive 25% discount code. The code is HJ25 if you Read More

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Small Businesses to Receive Covid-19 Insurance Payments

Last updated January 19, 2021

The Supreme Court has ruled that small businesses will receive Covid-19 insurance payments from their insurers for business interruption insurance policies. The first lockdown, which started in March 2020, meant that many small businesses had to close their doors, however many policyholders found that their insurers refused to make payments, arguing that ‘specialist policies’ were Read More

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HJ’s Guide to Coronavirus Industry Support for Hairdressers

Last updated January 19, 2021

As salons across the UK have had to close their doors again, it’s a worrying time for business owners in the industry. However, we’ve rounded up the coronavirus industry support for hairdressers that can help you navigate these difficult times. Coronavirus Industry Support for Hairdressers in 2021 Hair & Beauty Charity offers help and support Read More

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HJ Upskills: View The Weekly Schedule Here

Last updated January 22, 2021

Salons up and down the country face another lockdown, but HJ is here to support you during these challenging times with our new ‘HJ Upskills’ lives, designed to help you boost your business, digital and creative skills. “We know it’s a really difficult time – mentally, physically and financially – for all of you so Read More

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Disability History Month: Meet Hairdresser Mitch Chalmers

Last updated November 23, 2020

This Disability History Month we interview Mitch Chalmers who was paralysed after a spinal cord injury in 2014 and works full time as a professional hairdresser. Here’s his story, plus he shares how salons can include and attract disabled clients and employees. HJ was kindly put in touch with Mitch Chalmers via the Hair and Read More

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Nearly three quarters of UK shoppers want to #ShopLocal this Christmas

Last updated November 13, 2020

Is your salon ready to ride the #ShopLocal trend with an online store? A recent survey carried out by Phorest showed that the trend for supporting local businesses since COVID-19 has increased. After lockdown has closed shops and salons across the UK, it’s now a vital time to be thinking about your online strategy when Read More

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