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Hairdressers still in demand throughout Australia

The Australian government has relaxed its points system for skilled migrants, in the face of a labour shortage and a booming economy. A new points-based system will be introduced by Australia’s Department of Migration and Citizenship on July 1st and is expected to put more emphasis on employer and State sponsorship. There will be a new SkillSelect scheme for skilled ...

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Lipo-Light Body Shaping treatment improves Salon’s bottom line

LIPO-LIGHT BODY SHAPING TREATMENT IMPROVES SALON’S BOTTOM LINE A rapidly expanding UK chain of specialist body enhancement clinics is seeing particular success from investing in Lipo-Light, a new non-invasive body sculpting treatment. The Body Boutique brand launched in early 2011, and now has nine clinics located in London and the South. The treatment at the core of this business is ...

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The Nails Show 2012 Launch

The Nails Show launch is scheduled on Saturday 18th August 2012. An exciting new event in the beauty industry. Creating a spotlight for talented nail professionals and welcoming the general public to enjoy all things nails!     “Nails have become an accessory, a fashion statement and a part of our regular grooming”.   A visual, interactive and entertaining event ...

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Salon and Spa Law: Employee use of social media

The use of social media by business is growing dramatically as salons understand and use this is a tool for building brand and engaging with their clients. Problems can occur when the line between business and personal use become blurred; following on from their 2011 article on protecting online reputations, Wright & Wright have developed a checklist of best practice for ...

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All Colour Envelopes

Whether you are looking to buy for greeting cards, marketing campaigns or direct mail, their extensive range’s provide the high quality that you deserve. Where you can choose from 12 lines. From earth rich tones of the Intensive line to ultra bright hues of the Vibrant line you will be amazed at the choice of texture and colour. All Colour ...

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Hair Loss Control Clinic partners with Toni & Guy salons

London, UK – HLCC is excited to partner with the Toni&Guy salon chain to promote the launch of the Laser Therapy Lounge in Canary Wharf, London.  Toni&Guy opened a new Laser Therapy Lounge in their flagship location at the promenade level of One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.  The celebration of the new launch is already scheduled and will be hosted ...

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Checkaprofessional.com

Why not let your clients do your marketing for you!   Word-of-mouth recommendation has always been one of the most powerful drivers for generating new business, but it has been mostly random and not widely accessible. The online world is now changing all of that and service `users` can now post their feedback on sites in numerous product areas. This online method ...

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Mizani partners with Africa Fashion Week London 2012

Afro Caribbean and mixed-race hair care specialist Mizani is an official partner of Africa Fashion Week London 2012. Taking place at Spitalfields Market on 3-4 August, the event will see a team of top Mizani hairdressers bring beauty to the catwalk by styling the models’ hair using the brand’s range of exclusive luxury shampoos, conditioners and styling products. Now in ...

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New booking / marketing system for UK salons

A businessman was surprised that his local barbershop was still using a paper diary to schedule appointments and manage the business, and has now setup an online system for salon owners. Salon owners now have an online system that they can use to manage their bookings, see how their business is performing and easily market to their customers with text messages from anywhere, ...

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Rising to the challenge

James Davis, owner of the Clay Salon and Spa in Oxshott, reveals how he’s built a successful salon from scratch in today’s tough economic climate  Having taken the bold move of opening a salon in the midst of a recession, James Davis, owner of the Clay Salon and Spa in Oxshott, Surrey, says there was no doubt in his mind ...

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