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How SALONGENIUS can improve your front of house team!

An excellent front of house team is notoriously known as one of the best ways to keep your clients happy and keep them coming back. Creating a great relationship with your customers is the best way to keep your customers and increase the re-bookings of appointments. When it comes to keeping customers happy, this can be done in more ways ...

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How to save time, when you don’t have any!

Time is of the essence, and something that always seems to fall short. It seems to be especially scarce for business owners. SALONGENIUS know that it can be hard to manage a business and find time to do all the extra things to make your customers feel special. The best thing to do when you have a lack of time, ...

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The legacy continues

One of Takara Belmont’s traditional classics is the Legacy 95. Let’s look at their iconic salon and barbershop furniture… Whether you’re a barbershop owner or looking to expand your current salon services to include a male grooming element, you’ll be looking to make an investment in reliable furniture and equipment pieces that can withstand the hustle and bustle of a ...

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Tailor-made furniture

Upon the launch of their latest collection, Takara Belmont’s marketing executive Cari-Anne Rawlinson explains how it can benefit the salon owner. Whether you’re opening the doors to your salon for the very first time, or giving your existing space a much needed refurbish, there’s always a vision behind how you want your salon to look. Finding high-quality salon equipment and ...

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Raising the Standards

VTCT has gained a place on the register of apprentice assessment organisations. Lynda Whitehorn, Apprenticeship Manager for VTCT is very pleased to announce that VTCT has been approved to conduct End Point Assessments for the Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standards for Hairdressing and Barbering. The newly published revised Register of Apprentice Assessment Organisations (May 2017) now includes VTCT and can be ...

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Go paperless

Digital consultation forms are revolutionising the way in which salons record information collected within the consultation. Successful salons understand the importance of carrying out an in-depth consultation at the beginning of every service, regardless of what the client is booked in for. This is the ground work of the whole service and ensures you achieve the exact result the client ...

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Nailed it!

Glasgow salon NAF! has been named winner of PRS for Music’s Music Makeover Salons competition, taking home a £5,000 prize to revamp the beauty haven’s soundsystem. As part of the celebrations, which happily coincided with NAF!’s second birthday, PRS for Music held a special launch party, followed by exclusive live performances from Edinburgh’s Elle Exxe and Dundee’s Be Charlotte at ...

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Give me Five

Considering software to run your business? Stephanie Jennings, MINDBODY Senior Vice President of Sales, suggests five questions to help you find the one that’s right for your salon.   How do you protect credit card information? Clients visiting for the first time will provide their credit card information for payment. Software without proper security puts them at risk for financial ...

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HD Brows announces three new training locations

High Definition, the award-winning beauty group behind the UK’s number-one salon brow treatment, HD Brows, has introduced three new training locations to its education portfolio to ensure more budding brow artists can train with the best in the business. The new locations are: Purley (pop-up): Purley Training Academy, 5 Russell Hill Place, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2LH Liverpool (pop-up): The Secret ...

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Quality needs recognition

Currently in the Uk and Ireland there are no regulations governing who can practice as a hairdresser! This sadly leaves the door open for unqualified stylists setting up salons and carrying out services on the public. In response to this, the Good Salon Guide was launched in 1993 with the aim of assessing salons against a set of strict criteria, ...

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