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New employment law for salons and barbershops

Salons and barbershops must understand and comply with new employment laws following two recent court cases and fresh legislation.  Read more

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What to do when someone resigns from your salon or barbershop

Whether you’re losing your best salon or barbershop employee or are secretly glad to see the back of someone, find out what to do and how to create a positive way forward. Read more

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Formal or disciplinary action, dismissals and redundancies 

If you need to start formal or disciplinary action, dismiss a member of staff, or make redundancies in your salon or barbershop make sure you follow the right procedures and stay within the law. Read more


Plan for a stress-free summer in your salon or barbershop

Between weddings, barbeques and trips abroad, work can often take a back seat during the summer months: take practical steps to deal with potential disruption in your salon or barbershop. Read more

Body dysmorphia

Body dysmorphia: spotting the signs

Find out about body dysmorphia and what to do if you spot the signs in staff or clients. Read more

Mental Health

The importance of good mental health for your salon or barbershop

How can you help to promote good mental health for yourself, your employees and your clients? Read more


Handling staff absence at your salon or barbershop

From annual leave to sickness and maternity leave, find out what your staff are entitled to and stay legal. Read more


Managing staff performance in your salon or barbershop

Getting the best from your staff and ensuring your team is happy and motivated are skills you’ll need to develop as an employer. Read more


Reward your salon or barbershop team for long-term success

You’ll need to invest in your staff and show your appreciation if you want to keep your ‘dream team’ together and successfully build your business into the future. Read more


Dealing with a stressed salon or barbershop employee

Providing support to an employee of your salon or barbershop who is suffering with work-related stress. Read more


Bullying can damage your salon business

Don’t turn a blind eye to bullying: make sure you protect your employees and stay within the law. Read more


Maternity & paternity pay for salon and barbershop staff

Find out if your employees are entitled to Statutory Maternity or Paternity Pay and if not, what else might be available. Read more 

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Recruiting a hair, beauty or barbering apprentice: where to start

Looking for an apprentice but not sure where to start? Discover some top tips for finding the right person and getting the correct agreements in place. Read more


Taking on a hair, beauty or barbering apprentice

We explore some of the practicalities of taking on an apprentice including funding and apprenticeship pay rates. Read more


How to support a grieving salon or barbershop employee

What should you do when one of your salon or barbershop employees is grieving for a close family member or friend?  Read more


How to recruit the right hair & beauty salon team

Finding it hard to recruit the best employees for your hair, beauty or barber business?  We share our best recruitment tips and advice.  Read more

Hiring Staff

How to hire a salon or barbershop manager

How do you find a manager you can trust with the future success of your hair, beauty or barbershop business? Read more