Saks is the UK’s leading hair and beauty franchise salon group with an award-winning network of salons and also renowned as an international leader in hairdressing and beauty training.
Founded in 1974, Saks has a proven track record in successful franchising, building a nationwide franchise network and establishing the Saks brand as one associated with quality, professionalism and expertise. As franchisor, Saks has full British Franchise Association endorsement and approval. In 2008, the Saks network grew internationally, opening in Dubai, Mumbai and Kuwait City.
Franchise opportunities don’t come sexier than Saks. We’re the brand that delivers a look, a feel, an experience to women who want to feel special and transformed. We’re a big name with a solid history and an inspiring future. Being part of Saks means being part of something that’s constantly evolving, as we bring the latest in hair and beauty to UK high streets and leisure clubs.
Saks provides you with a proven business model that works, the brand name, the support, loads of top tips and a strong national network where you can turn to anybody for advice and guidance at any time. Our Head Office is a call or click away, and an expert Business Development Manager is always on hand for coaching and support.
Saks’ educational practices have been acknowledged as outstanding, resulting in the ultimate accolade, being awarded UK’s Best Training Provider with Beacon Status. We offer superb training to help build successful salon businesses and careers, whether just starting out, looking to improve on existing skills or wanting a complete career change.
Fast-track full and part time hairdressing, barbering and beauty courses for beginners are available at the Saks’ training academies in London, Darlington and Glasgow. These courses require no previous experience and enable delegates to obtain nationally recognised qualifications, NVQ Levels 2 and 3, and renowned Saks diploma, in just three months.
For those seeking to improve their skills or who simply want to be inspired, short courses are available too. Developed and presented by the super-talented Saks Art Team, in demand for shows, seminars and styling for catwalk and TV all over the world, the range includes cut, colour, barbering and dressing. A range of beauty short courses are also available including nails, make-up, tanning and waxing.
Then there’s our hair and beauty apprenticeship training, delivered by Saks Education – officially recognised as the UK’s Top Training Provider. Apprentices are taught within the salon itself, so it’s hands-on, real life learning from the start, ending up with NVQ qualifications, and then there are advanced apprenticeship schemes as well… including African Caribbean, Barbering, Hairdressing, Customer Service, Retail and Beauty Therapy.
Saks also has a fantastic range of hair styling tools and strong, durable accessories, Saksessories. The range is available to the trade and Saksessories student kits are a resounding success with colleges around the UK.