British Hairdressing Business Awards 2024: Winners Revealed

HJ’s highly anticipated British Hairdressing Business Awards 2024 took place last night, bringing together the brightest talents to celebrate outstanding achievements in the hairdressing industry.

Held at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, the event recognised the innovation, creativity and business acumen of hairdressing professionals from across the UK. Renowned for honouring the very best in the industry, the British Hairdressing Business Awards shine a spotlight on those who have made significant contributions to the business of hairdressing. The awards cover a wide range of categories, from Salon of the Year and Business Director of the Year to Social Stylist and Salon Design.

Jayne Lewis-Orr, Executive Director of the British Hairdressing Business Awards, highlighted the importance of the event: “These awards are a celebration of the incredible talent, dedication, and hard work that define our industry and have celebrated and recognised excellence for 25 years. We are continually amazed by the innovative approaches and the high standards set by our finalists and winners. They truly represent the pinnacle of excellence in hairdressing.”

This year’s awards featured a distinguished panel of judges including industry veterans, business experts, and past winners who meticulously reviewed each submission to select the most deserving winners. The evening was filled with excitement as winners were announced and celebrated for their contributions to the industry.

HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2024 winners:

  • Assistant of the Year sponsored by Cloud Nine: Isabella Pasqualino, HEIR Salon and Education
  • Barbershop/Grooming Salon of the Year sponsored by Modern Barber: Manifesto
  • Business Director of the Year sponsored by HJ: Phil Smith, Smith England
  • Customer Service Award sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional: Linton & Mac
  • Educator of the Year sponsored by Wella Professionals: Laura Leigh Kerr, Rainbow Room Academy
  • Franchisee of the Year sponsored by Great Lengths: Tony Kalli, HOB Salons Cockfosters
  • Independent Salon – Business Newcomer sponsored by ALFAPARF Milano Professional: Stā Studios
  • Innovation of the Year sponsored by Glowwa: The Hair Sanctuary Training Group CIC
  • Manager of the Year sponsored by Kao Salon Division UKI: Lindsey Charlton, HOOKER & YOUNG
  • Marketing Campaign of the Year sponsored by Treatwell: TONI&GUY
  • Salon Design Award sponsored by Dyson Technology Ltd: Stā Studios
  • Salon of the Year 1 sponsored by Vagaro: Michael Van Clarke
  • Salon of the Year 2 sponsored by L’Oréal Professionnel Paris: Fusion Hair Co
  • Salon Stylist of the Year sponsored by Revlon Professional: Norman Boulton, Not Another Salon & Rachael Macdonald, Rainbow Room International Ayr
  • Salon Team of the Year sponsored by Alan Howard: Melissa Timperley Salons
  • Social Stylist of the Year sponsored by Moroccanoil: Nuala Morey, Nuala Morey
  • Sustainable Salon of the Year sponsored by Authentic Beauty Concept: En Route Hair and Beauty

HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards continue to be a benchmark for success, inspiring professionals to strive for excellence and push the boundaries of creativity and business innovation.

Jayne Lewis-Orr added, “Our winners tonight have demonstrated remarkable skill, vision, and leadership. They are not only shaping the future of hairdressing but also setting new standards for what can be achieved in this dynamic and ever-evolving industry.”

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