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Salon Genius upgrades its beauty software offering

Salon Genius has upgraded its beauty software offering, enabling beauty salons and therapists to increase revenue, reduce costs and maximise their business while also ensuring they adhere to industry guidelines. Innovative new features include contra-indication alerts – entered against a client record card, the alerts will flag up if the client tries to book an unsuitable appointment so therapists or receptionists can rearrange or even prevent them ...

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HMRC launches campaign targeting hair and beauty employers not paying the National Minimum Wage

Last week HM Revenue and Customs launched its campaign to target salon and barbershop owners who may be paying less than the National Minimum Wage. The NHF has warned salon owners about the upcoming campaign since the beginning of the year, but is now urging members to double check their payrolls comply with government regulations while they still have the opportunity to fix ...

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Salon owners! Don’t miss out on grants for super-fast broadband.

The NHF has issued a reminder to salon owners about funding available to help get salons online and and in line with the competition.  The government’s Broadband Connection Voucher scheme invites small and medium businesses to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to cover the costs of installing high speed broadband. Salon owners should check if they are eligible for the ...

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Liverpool’s Beauty & Holistic Lounge offers first-class pamper package for graduation season

With graduation season upon us, Liverpool based Beauty and Holistic Lounge has unveiled its exclusive Graduation Pamper Package. Available throughout July at the popular Water Street salon, which is renowned for its themed waxing rooms and glamorous interior, graduates-to-be will be treated to a ‘full-works pamper’ ahead of their big day. Directors and mother and daughter-in-law duo Karen and Lisa Graham ...

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Salon System unveils new website

Salon System has launched a brand new website this week giving beauty professionals access to its full product portfolio and educational services. Easy to navigate, the new site features informative product pages for brands in each of Salon System’s core categories of nails, lashes and wax, along with an interactive stockist search. It also delivers an overview of Salon System’s ...

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SalonGenius launches upgraded booking system

SalonGenius has unveiled BookingsGenius, the updated booking system of its recently upgraded and renowned software management system. With mobile technology at the forefront of modern business, the new online booking platform will allow clients to schedule their own appointments 24 hours a day, seven days a week, helping salon and spa businesses of all sizes maximise sales opportunities and ultimately ...

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Get a free LED light unit with LCN’s summer training promotion

Calling all aspiring nail professionals: LCN is running a fantastic summer promotion and giving away a free skyPro LED light unit – worth £149.60 – with training until the end of August. The courses included in the offer include LCN Gel Polish Manicurist Training and LCN Gel Nail Extensions Training. Simply book on to one of the two LCN Absolute Beginners ...

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NHF warns salon owners to check exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts

The National Hairdressers’ Federation is urging salon owners who have employees on zero hours contracts to check these do not contain exclusivity clauses. It was announced by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills this week that contracts cannot contain exclusivity clauses preventing employees from working elsewhere, even though the contract does not guarantee work or hours. NHF chief executive ...

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