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. 


5 Top Energy Saving Tips for Your Salon

Posted on October 17, 2017

It might seem like a dry topic, but knowing how to be efficient with your energy can increase profit margins, create a more comfortable environment and help attract customers. So what’s not to like? Smart Energy GB and Dr Paul Swift from the Carbon Trust share their energy saving tips for salons. Get smart Asking your Read More

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Two Minute Salon Manager – When is it Time to Fire a Client?

Posted on September 21, 2017

In this week’s video from The Two Minute Salon Manager, Antony Whitaker asks: ‘At what point do you fire a client who regularly tests your patience and professionalism to breaking point? The Two Minute Salon Manager is presented by Antony Whitaker, hairdresser, industry consultant, author, presenter and coach. Discover more inspirational business advice at growmysalonbusiness.com

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Two Minute Salon Manager – You Always Have a Choice

Posted on September 14, 2017

We all get to choose what we do and what we don’t do, believes Two Minute Salon Manager Antony Whitaker. So will you choose to carry on doing things the way you’ve always done them, even if they aren’t working, or choose to change? The Two Minute Salon Manager is presented by Antony Whitaker, hairdresser, Read More

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Two Minute Salon Manager – Keep Track of Your Salon Goals

Posted on September 7, 2017

Every salon manager should have clear financial goals, says Antony Whitaker in this week’s Two Minute Salon Manager video. That means knowing daily and weekly break-even points and keeping tabs on whether or not they have been achieved. It also means making sure every team member understands the targets and expectations against which their performance Read More

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Don’t Misjudge Your Millennials

Posted on August 11, 2017

Sure, some millennials might be lazy and entitled, says Two Minute Salon Manager Antony Whitaker, but is it any different with other generations? The Two Minute Salon Manager is presented by Antony Whitaker, hairdresser, industry consultant, author, presenter and coach.  Discover more inspirational business advice at growmysalonbusiness.com    

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Don’t Fall Foul of Alcohol Licensing Laws

Posted on June 19, 2017

HJ readers have reacted to recent reports in the national press that they could face fines of up to £20,000 for offering complimentary drinks without a licence. Many of those commenting on Facebook were shocked to learn they could be in breach of the law by offering guests a free glass of fizz or a Read More

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How are You Affecting the Success of Your Salon Business?

Posted on June 16, 2017

In this week’s video from the Two Minute Salon Manager, Antony Whitaker says the biggest problem with your salon business is you. Your business is a reflection of who and where you are on your journey – good, bad or downright ugly. And if you don’t change and grow, your business never will. The Two Minute Salon Manager Read More

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How to Increase Productivity Levels

Posted on May 26, 2017

Two Minute Salon Manager Antony Whitaker says many hairdressers and salon owners are stuck with an outdated vision of what constitutes good productivity levels for a stylist. But as the costs of running a business increase, there comes a point where they can no longer be absorbed, and you must find a way of producing Read More

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