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 Key to Business Efficiency

Last updated May 16, 2022

With increasing prices, inflationary pressures and rising energy costs, managing expenditures is vital for your hair business to survive and flourish, whilst minimising the need to pass on increases to your clients. The solution is clear – make the switch to Fresha. With so much to be economically concerned about, Fresha is the simple way Read More

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5 Ways Nature Can Help Improve A Hairdressers’ Mental Wellbeing

Last updated May 12, 2022

Founder of the Lions Barber Collective and award-winning barber Tom Chapman announced the release of his new book in April 2022, How to Listen so Men Will Talk, to encourage men to start talking about mental health. Talking is among the best techniques for tackling poor mental health, joined by meditation, journaling, exercise and exposure to Read More

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Six Tips For a Happier Salon Team

Last updated May 6, 2022

Everyone knows that hairdressers often double as unofficial therapists to their clients, but who’s there to listen to them? Salon life is busy and putting your clients first is a key factor in success – but to ensure your salon is operating at its optimum, you’ve got to check in with your team. (You don’t wait Read More

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Recycling Decoded: What These Recycling Symbols Mean

Last updated April 22, 2022

When it comes to recycling and and recycled containers, sometimes it can be hard to know for certain what salon products can and cannot be recycled. So here is our full guide on the recycling symbols, what is sustainable and what is waste… What do these recycling symbols mean? View this post on Instagram A Read More

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6 Ways You Can Minimise Plastic in Your Salon

Last updated April 22, 2022

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 part of HJ’s Sustainability Week, below are ways you can minimise the impact of plastic in your business. 1. Switch to plastic-free PPE Personal protective equipment is Read More

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Smooth Succession Planning In Action For Anne Veck Salons

Last updated April 21, 2022

Succession planning has been a key part of the past four years for business partnership Anne Veck and Keith Mellen, co-directors of Anne Veck salons. Over 30 years ago, Anne and Keith built two strong Oxfordshire businesses, one of which they sold three years ago to a loyal manager Tia Jacobs and who they support Read More

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Salon Launches Pronoun Badges To Be More Gender Inclusive

Last updated March 24, 2022

Not Another Salon has launched pronoun badges to help normalise expressing your pronouns. The company’s initiative will help customers and colleagues know whether to use ‘he’, ‘she’ or ‘they’ when talking with employees. It’s the latest move from the London salon, which claims to be the UK’s first official gender neutral salon, to make it Read More

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Would You Offer a Fertility Policy At Your Salon?

Last updated March 17, 2022

Salon group Medusa announced a new fertility policy at their annual awards last night (16 March). During the ceremony, held in Edinburgh, managing director Colin McAndrew said that any team member undergoing fertility treatment will be offered flexible working and two weeks full pay. In his opening speech, McAndrew revealed the policy was inspired by Read More

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