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August 21, 2021
How do you handle consistently late staff members?

Lateness is something that no employer will tolerate, but it can be particularly damaging in the salon business. When your reputation rests on the punctuality of your staff, it can be very troubling to deal with persistently late team members.  Being late once or twice is to be expected, sometimes it is just unavoidable. But […]

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August 11, 2021
What’s the best strategy for negotiating rent for your salon?

Finding the right premises for your salon business is one of the most important steps in launching your business. When you start looking at locations for your business you will soon learn that there is a lot of room to negotiate. In this article, we’ll look at some of the best ways to negotiate rent […]

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July 18, 2021
Running A Hair Salon From Home

Setting up a salon can be expensive work. You need to find your premises, pay for furniture and decor, and then you have to advertise your services. But what many stylists forget is that they may already have the ideal premises for their business. Operating a salon from your own home could help to free […]

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July 12, 2021
The Need For Insurance In A Salon

Navigating insurance options is one of the more boring aspects of running a business, but it is essential nonetheless. Having the correct insurance in place can help to protect your business and prevent you from being personally liable for damage or harm to employees or customers. It can also protect you against financial loss in […]

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May 18, 2021
How to manage a hair salon business: Complete Guide

Running a hair salon is a fast-paced and exciting venture. Many hair salon owners start out as stylists with a vision. They see the way the salon they work for is run and they can’t help but think of ways to improve it. Or, perhaps they have been working in a mobile capacity and decide […]

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May 10, 2021
Guide To Buying An Already Established Hair Salon

Purchasing an existing hair salon can remove a lot of the obstacles that new businesses face. But this route isn’t right for everyone, and it is important to consider all angles of the business before making a move.  Making the right choices, in the beginning, can make or break your business, so while you might […]

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December 4, 2020
Salon Owner? 6 Reasons You Need A Beauty Salon Management Software

There are so many digital tools out there for business owners that it can be difficult to know where to focus. Finding a software package that is bespoke to your industry can transform the way you run your business. And this is particularly true for the beauty salon sector. Beauty salons have diverse income sources […]

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November 27, 2020
How Will Tier Restrictions Impact Salon Opening In December and Beyond?

As the national lockdown in England comes to an end, we are now looking at a new set of restrictions intended to help slow the spread of the virus. Unfortunately, we’re looking at more tiers, but hopefully no more tears. The new 3 tier system will come into play in England on Wednesday 2nd December. […]

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