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. 

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Two Minute Salon Manager Antony Whitaker says many hairdressers and salon owners are stuck with an outdated vision of what constitutes good productivity levels for a stylist.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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The Importance of a Daily Team Huddle

Posted on May 23, 2017

A daily huddle will keep everyone informed and on the same page, says Antony Whitaker in this week’s video from the Two Minute Salon Manager. Watch the video to hear Antony’s top six tips for making your morning team huddle count. The Two Minute Salon Manager is presented by Antony Whitaker, hairdresser, industry consultant, author, Read More

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5 Reasons Why it’s Worth Supporting Charity

Posted on May 16, 2017

Karen Thomson, owner of Kam Hair and Body Spa offers five reasons why she believes its worth supporting charities. Team building Supporting charity events is a great team-building exercise, as you can get your staff all together, even those who may not normally work with each other, and have them working as a group to Read More

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How to Recruit the Right People for Your Salon Business

Posted on May 14, 2017

Nergish Wadia-Austin, Founder of PHAB Standard Ltd talks about the importance of proper recruitment procedures and the top five ways to recruit the best candidates for your business. Understanding the job This is the first step to hiring the best candidate. The manager should know exactly why they are hiring for the position. Are they Read More

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Remember, Your Salon Team is Not Your Family

Posted on April 27, 2017

You want a great relationship with your salon team, says Antony Whitaker in this week’s Two Minute Salon Manager video. But you must always remember it’s a professional connection, not a family one. The Two Minute Salon Manager is presented by Antony Whitaker, hairdresser, industry consultant, author, presenter and coach.  Discover more inspirational business advice at Read More

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Are You Getting a Return on Investment

Posted on April 7, 2017

In this week’s video from the Two Minute Salon Manager, Antony Whitaker explains why you need to check you are getting a return on all that money you’ve invested in your business.  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 Read More

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How to Build Your Business Resilience

Posted on April 3, 2017

According to the American psychological society “resilience is a process”. It is not just about our ability to bounce back from a challenging event and get back to our previous high performance. It is also about developing habits to be more flexible in our thinking, expanding our possibilities. Think of resilience as a story-board of Read More

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