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 ‘Mirrorless Haircut’ – What Is It?

Last updated May 27, 2022

Not Another Salon brings to us, the ‘Mirrorless Haircut’. For those that have self-confidence issues, looking back at themselves for the duration of a hair appointment can be damaging to their self-esteem. A client’s salon experience is supposed to lift them, yet many leave the salon feeling less confident after hours of painstakingly picking themselves apart. Read More

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Adventures of a Product Alchemist: Paul Windle

Last updated May 23, 2022

With his ‘no stone left unturned’ approach, Paul Windle remains at the innovative forefront of hair care products and styling. Here, we chat to Paul about all things Windle. Don’t forget to read our previous issues for more adventures with… Head on over to our digital mag issues, here. In a couple of sentences, what Read More

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How To Stay in Control of Your Finances with Phil Jackson

Last updated May 23, 2022

We are living in turbulent times and even world events occurring far from home are having an impact on businesses. Energy prices are on the rise and it won’t be long before our manufacturers have to pass increased costs along to our salons. There are, however, a few simple moves you could be making to protect Read More

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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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