View the articles below for expert information and advice.

Alcohol

Serving alcohol in your salon or barbershop - what the law says

You must comply with licensing laws in your salon or barbershop - or face a fine or even prison.  Read more

Cyber threats

Protect your hair & beauty business from cyberthreats 

Is your salon or barbershop business an easy target for cyberattacks and hackers?  Read more

Sign contract

Why are contracts so important for your salon or barbershop business?

From renting or buying your premises to taking on staff or apprentices, watertight contracts are key. Read more 

Lady barber

Is self-employed chair, space or room renting for you?

Make sure you understand what's involved in becoming self-employed before taking the plunge. Read more

Apprentice

An introduction to T levels - get ahead of the curve

What are T levels? And how will they affect training and apprenticeships in the hair, beauty and barbering industry? Read more

Beauty Product

Make your salon and barbershop staff retail savvy

Do your salon or barbershop staff know how important retail sales are to the bottom line? All those products aren’t just there for decoration – so what do your staff need to know? Read more

GDPR

Is your salon or barbershop GDPReady?

Data protection laws are set to get tougher when GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018 and your salon or barbershop will have to comply.
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Barber lights

Save energy and money: top tips for your salon or barbershop

Did you know that hair salons are one of the biggest energy users of all small businesses? Dr Denis Baden of Southampton Business School shares his expert energy advice.  Read more

No shows

How to prevent no-show clients in your salon

Not only is it incredibly annoying when clients don’t show up for their appointments, but no-shows can cost your salon or barbershop thousands of pounds each year.  Read more

Succession Planning

Planning ahead for your salon or barbershop

Thinking about retiring, selling up, hiring a manager or even becoming a franchisor? You’ll want to make to sure you’re doing what’s best for you and your salon or barbershop business.  Read more