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. 

Disability History Month: Meet Hairdresser Mitch Chalmers

Last updated November 23, 2020

This Disability History Month we interview Mitch Chalmers who was paralysed after a spinal cord injury in 2014 and works full time as a professional hairdresser. Here’s his story, plus he shares how salons can include and attract disabled clients and employees. HJ was kindly put in touch with Mitch Chalmers via the Hair and Read More

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Nearly three quarters of UK shoppers want to #ShopLocal this Christmas

Last updated November 13, 2020

Is your salon ready to ride the #ShopLocal trend with an online store? A recent survey carried out by Phorest showed that the trend for supporting local businesses since COVID-19 has increased. After lockdown has closed shops and salons across the UK, it’s now a vital time to be thinking about your online strategy when Read More

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6 Mindfulness Tips For a Happier and More Productive Salon Team

Last updated November 6, 2020

Your salon is a reflection of the team within it making it incredibly important to ensure yourself and your team feel fulfilled, which is exactly where mindfulness comes in handy. If everyone’s stressed out, then there’s no way your salon is operating at its optimum. Being aware and considerate towards your team’s feelings and attitudes Read More

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Why The Wellbeing of Your Salon Staff is Essential

Last updated October 29, 2020

For HJ’s Stress-Busting Week, we unearth a discussion with Business consultant Liz McKeon on the importance of creating a positive work culture for your staff as a means of reducing stress and increasing wellbeing in the salon: Why worry about stress and burnout? The World Health Organization has classified burnout as a medical condition. You Read More

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This is What the Perfect Hair Appointment Should Look Like

Last updated October 21, 2020

From the consultation to the final goodbyes, Rainbow Room International has a set 10-step formula that never fails to leave the customer with a smile on their face. But first, we asked co-owner of RRI, Linda Stewart what how the 10 steps came about … How long have you been training staff in the 10 Read More

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How to Make Your Salon Stand Out From the Crowd

Last updated October 8, 2020

In the saturated hair salon market, coupled with the current climate, we don’t need to tell you that you need to stand out to survive. So from making every client feel like a VIP, to giving back to your local community, we asked the experts share their tips on keeping clients coming through the doors. Read More

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The Business Books and Podcasts The Hair and Beauty Industry Rates

Last updated September 29, 2020

When we spoke to three hair and beauty business influencers during the virtual event Professional Beauty World, and conversation soon got round to the books and podcasts that have helped inspire them as leaders. Have you listened to or read any of them yet? Kaye Sotomi, founder of ChopChop London “The Business of Fashion podcast touches Read More

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