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. 

What Do You Consider Before Integrating Two Salons Into One?

Last updated September 16, 2020

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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How to Beat Between Appointment Lulls

Last updated August 27, 2020

Super Saturday brought on a huge influx of bookings the likes of which aren’t normally seen apart from at Christmas. But now clients are on the same booking cycle, how can you avoid the between appointments lull? We asked the experts to give us their top tips to beat the down time – and we Read More

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Avoid your Salon Being Sued with these Easy Measurements

Last updated August 14, 2020

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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6 Ways You Can Minimise Plastic in Your Salon

Last updated July 17, 2020

This month marks Plastic Free July, where you can pledge to minimise plastic in your salon for the whole of July and beyond. According to Zero Waste Week, the beauty industry produces over 120 billion units of packaging every year, so every business counts when trying to reduce plastic waste. As hairdressers reopen and protect themselves Read More

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How to Use the Zookeeping Technique to Help Manage your Team

Last updated August 4, 2020

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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5 Mindfulness Tips For a Happier and More Productive Salon Team

Last updated May 15, 2020

Your salon is a reflection of the team within it making it incredibly important to ensure yourself and your team feel fulfilled. This is where mindfulness comes in handy. Being aware and considerate towards your team’s feelings and attitudes allows for easy improvements to motivation and group dynamics. Not sure where to start the process? SESH Read More

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Why The Wellbeing of Your Salon Staff Should Be Priority

Last updated May 15, 2020

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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Hairdressers Share their Tips for Coping During Lockdown

Last updated May 5, 2020

With hair salons remaining closed during the coronavirus, hairdressers have shared their tips, experiences and advice on how they are navigating their businesses and coping during the lockdown. TONI&GUY international artistic director, Cos Sakkas “Use your team Whatsapp group to set a question of the week and start a conversation about customer care, retail services, Read More

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This is Why Patch Testing Hair is so Important

Last updated January 9, 2020

In the hair and beauty industry personal injury claims are on the rise. Changes in English law have meant the “no win no fee” solicitors are looking for a new client base to replace the downturn in whiplash claims. With claims settlements averaging at £12,000 for a lash tint and as much as £35,000 for Read More

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