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ENA Salon Introduces Weekly Boxing Classes

Ena Salon has introduced boxing classes to the team’s schedule in a bid to help keep staff fighting fit in both body and mind. The Davines flagship salon in the heart of Covent Garden now plays host to twice-weekly training sessions, open to every member of staff. Ena director, Johnny Othona says: “Our motivational mornings […]

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Salon International: Four Days to Go

With four days to go until Salon International 2013, there’s still time to book in for the inspiring Business Extra seminars. A must-see for every salon owner, manager or stylist considering taking the next step and pushing their career to the next level, the Business Extra seminars cover all aspects of salon life beyond the […]

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Find Out More About State Registration in Live Twitter Chat

Want to know what it means to be a state registered hairdresser? The Hairdressing Council and colourist Jack Howard are hosting a Twitter Party on Monday 21 October at 7pm, with hairdressers invited to tweet their questions to a panel of industry experts. Jamie Stevens, Errol Douglas, Andrew Barton, Lisa Shepherd and Lino Carbosiero will […]

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NHF Welcomes EU Decision to Pause Reform of Health and Safety Laws

The National Hairdressers’ Federation has given its strong backing to the decision by the European Commission (EC) not to press ahead with proposed health and safety reforms that it had been feared could cost the industry as much as £75m a year. As part of its drive to cut red tape, the EC said this […]

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How to Handle a Health and Safety Inspection

Water, electrical equipment, sharp tools and chemicals all make a salon a potentially dangerous place to work. Of course, all respectable salons will have a safety at work policy in place to protect staff and clients from any risk, but should the worst happen, a salon owner will need to be prepared for a visit […]

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Leading Industry Bodies and Insurers Work Together to Simplify Allergy Testing

A landmark agreement has been reached between the hairdressing industry and insurers to develop an allergy alert test ‘colour record card’ that will allow stylists to gauge whether a client making a colour appointment will need an allergy alert test 48 hours beforehand, or whether it will be safe for the treatment to go ahead […]

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Michael Van Clarke launches Salon Business Mastery scheme

Ever wondered how multi-award-winning salon owner Michael Van Clarke achieved his phenominal success? Well, the pioneering hairdresser and business guru is offering other salon owners and managers, and potentially their entire teams – the chance to share his insights with the launch of an education programme, Salon Business Mastery. Initially the programme will comprise 12 […]

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Creating Career Paths for Your Salon Staff

Ricky Lee Jones, Jones & Payne, Shoreditch, East London talks about how he encourages careers within his salon. Can you give an example of a trainee you have encouraged in their career? James Lewis joined us from the start as an assistant and trained under myself and our education team. He completed his stylist training […]

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Motivating Staff in your Salon Business

Darren and Jackie Ambrose are the founders of the multi-award-winning salon D&J Ambrose in Pinner, Middlesex. Here they give a taster of what visitors to their Business Extra seminar at Salon International can expect from their presentation. Set the scene At D&J we encourage creative energy that’s raw, staying true to our art. This is […]

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NHF Calls for Major Changes to Hairdressing Apprenticeships

 The National Hairdressers’ Federation has urged Habia and awarding bodies in the hair and beauty industry to come together to create a hairdressing and barbering apprenticeship that provides consistency of training and leaves youngsters “salon ready”. The call has come as part of the NHF’s response to a consultation by Habia, the sector skills body […]

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