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. 

Achieve Your #GOALS With These New Business Seminars…

Last updated September 12, 2019

Salon International is launching exclusive business seminars with a host of hairdressing industry experts this year. The sessions will be held at the show on Sunday 6 October and will explore innovative and creative ways of generating extra profits within your salon. From a panel discussing whether you can go wrong on social media to Read More

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How to Use the Zookeeping Technique to Help Manage your Team

Last updated August 16, 2019

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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HJ Men in Conversation With… Open Barbers LGBTQ+ Friendly Salon

Last updated August 27, 2019

Open Barbers in North London, is exactly as the name suggests – open. Open for all people, all genders (including those who don’t identify with a gender) and those on a low income. HJ Men caught up with director Greygory to find out the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community when they visit a salon or barbers, Read More

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2020 Could See a Dramatic Increase in the National Living Wage

Last updated June 14, 2019

Wages in the hair and beauty industry have always been a hot topic. While many young stylists and apprentices coming into the industry believe they are being paid too little, salon owners and managers are finding the continually increasing baseline pay hard to keep up with and with this 2020 National Living Wage it could Read More

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Professional Boundaries: How to Create Them in the Workplace

Last updated June 5, 2019

Professional boundaries keep your business running smoothly. Liz McKeown shares her tips for implementing a set of key guidelines. Boundaries involve setting behavioural limits during workplace interactions. It is important to outline what is acceptable workplace behaviour and how this behaviour affects the way staff communicate with one another. You should also establish rules – Read More

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Which Hairbrush Brand Now Has An Online Shop?

Last updated May 21, 2019

Kent Salon has launched an online shop where all of their brushes will be available for salons, stylists and hairdressing professionals to order. Previously only available through salons, now Kent Salon brushes can order easier and faster than ever before. Their salon professional range of hair brushes include boar bristle and ceramic styling brushes available Read More

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Invoice Fraud – Here’s What Salons and Hairdressers Need to Know

Last updated April 17, 2019

The National Hairdressers Federation (NHF) has warned salons and hairdressers about the rise of invoice fraud. This is a practice where criminals pretend to be a regular supplier and persuade a business owner to change their bank account details. According to the NHF / NBF, four in 10 businesses are not aware of invoice fraud Read More

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Guess How Many Consumers Prefer to Shop In-Store Rather than Online?

Last updated April 5, 2019

A new study has found that 85% of UK consumers prefer to shop in store, despite the convenience offered by online shopping. This research could suggest that an omni-channel approach should be a feature in your salon retail business plan. A survey of 1,056 UK adults carried out by leading digital marketing agency,, revealed that 85% Read More

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