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. 

Still not Prepared for GDPR? Here’s What you Need to do ASAP

Posted on May 21, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies from 25 May (this Friday!). If this has passed you by or you’ve not taken any action yet, there’s no need to panic – but you do need to get started straight away. Here are 10 things you need to do: 1 Check what ‘personal information’ you hold. Read More

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Three Client Conversations You Can Easily Turn into Extra Revenue

Posted on May 2, 2018

Structure is key to helping you and your team start, continue and ultimately lead a money-making conversation with your clients. Salon consultant Ryan Fox shares his tips and tricks for turning client chit chat into a money-maker for your business. “Once a conversation is flowing you need to know what end result you are looking Read More

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9 Tips to Boost you Customer Service Standards in your Business

Posted on April 27, 2018

Nergish Wadia-Austin, Founder of PHAB Standard Ltd, a British company that recognises and rewards performance standards in hair, beauty and nails, believes that great customer care results in a very pleasant experience for the customer but done well, a welcome side effect of those results is increased customer spend. Here are Nergish’s 9 top tips Read More

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Are you Discriminating Against Women in your Barbershop?

Posted on April 27, 2018

The NHF has warned barbershops that by refusing to cut a woman’s hair simply because she is a woman they are discriminating on the grounds of gender. As well as being unlawful under the Equalities Act, there is a high risk of legal claims for damages and the consequent loss of reputation. To recap, the Equality Act Read More

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How your Business could Benefit from Freelance Stylists

Posted on April 24, 2018

Chop Chop London is a new salon brand that is built to cater for the 21st century consumer who is time poor and always on the move. Kaye Sotome, co-founder and director made the decision to cater to the freelance community, which is fast becoming the majority. But, he believes freelance stylists often struggle to find Read More

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The Individualist: The New Site Dedicated to Freelance Stylists

Posted on April 16, 2018

For freelance hairdressers acquiring new bookings and building a solid client database is crucial when you are first starting out. So Niela Hussain decided to create The Individualist, a site that puts freelance hair and beauty in the spotlight. “When I became self employed it soon came to my attention that there wasn’t a platform Read More

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Don’t be Caught Out by April’s Minimum Wage Rates Rise

Posted on April 1, 2018

The rise of the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage rates on April 1 2018 has impacted hair, beauty and barber businesses up and down the country.  The NHF is urging employers to check staff are being paid at the right rates and to take advice before making deductions from wages. The new Read More

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