Preparing for post lock down
With media making speculations last week, confusion and worry took hold of the hairdressing industry. The NHBF is advising salon and barbershop owners to ignore media speculation about when they can re-open as the government has not yet made any decisions about this. The NHBF is urging the government to allow salons and barbershops to re-open only when it is safe to do so. Hairdressers Journal advices on how to use lockdown to become a better hairdresser from people in the industry and our brands offering online support for all. Now is the time to start preparing for the glorious day that our salons will be allowed to reopen, preparation is key to setting up all the correct tools and equipment that your salon will need for the safety of your staff and clients.
Staying positive during preparation
It is important to keep your staff and clients positive when mentioning the steps you are taking in preparation to reopen, we are all feeling nervous about what post lockdown means and how this will affect the way we do things in the salons going forward. Keep in contact with your staff and clients and let them know the measures you are taking, this should ease the concern and give all of them time to come to terms with how things will be done going forward.