Patchport

Navy Professional launches online portal to simplify the patch testing process

By Rebecca Hitchon | 27 July 2023

Navy Professional has partnered with entrepreneur, Ruth Sullivan, to launch PatchPort, a digital software designed to make patch testing hassle-free, safe and compliant for hair and beauty businesses – and their clients. Via the online portal, salon and mobile pros can register clients and send out patch test kits for…

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Why I use Timely to help manage my beauty business

By Guest Writer | 25 March 2022

When Beaconsfield-based nail technician, Chloe Joel, shared images of her ombré nail styles on social media, they quickly went viral – and she found herself juggling up to 30 clients a week. Overwhelmed by admin, she turned to Timely to take over her business management and bookings. “Before Timely, I…

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Discover the software that over 55,000 beauty businesses rely on daily

By Guest Writer | 1 March 2022

Time is money; a fact recognised by software company, Timely, used by over 55,000 beauty professionals. The business management software has been specifically designed to save hours each day in booking and business admin so beauty pros can concentrate on delivering an exceptional experience for clients. Key features: Appointments: Fill…

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Isalon Software

iSalon adds ‘Track & Trace’ report feature for easy safe practice

By Sophie Nutt | 25 September 2020

Salon software company, iSalon, has added a range of updates to its platform to fulfil the needs of businesses working to government guidelines in accordance with the Covid-19 pandemic. Track & Trace During the pandemic, salons have had to adapt quickly, adhering to guidelines set down by the government to…

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Salon Software

Failure to digitise sees UK beauty industry lose £1.2 billion

By Sophie Nutt | 6 March 2020

The failure to digitise booking processes is threatening the profitability of the UK salon industry, as research from Powered by Flossie shows that £1.2 billion is being lost every year as clients fail to keep their pre-booked appointments. The data shows that a third (30%) of women in London admit…

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Brits reveal the personal data they’re willing to share with brands

By Sophie Nutt | 14 February 2020

As a nail professional, conducting a thorough consultation with the help of forms for clients is imperative – but how much personal data are clients actually willing to share with you? Specops Software has analysed the latest findings from Mindshare, who surveyed 5,000 Brits to find out the different types…

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Gifts

Retail sales drive December boost for salons

By Kat Hill | 13 December 2019

New stats from Phorest Salon Software have revealed that retail sales are the the main driver of December success for salons. Phorest looked at over 6,000 salons in the US, UK, Ireland, Australia, Finland and Germany to find key pointers. According to averages from the data, salons make over 10%…

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Phorest Salon Software hosts sustainability & wellness event

By Sophie Nutt | 5 November 2019

On Sunday 3 November, Phorest Salon Software hosted Conscious Hair & Beauty; an event designed to look at the importance of sustainability and wellness within the industry. Held at the OXO2 in London, the event was aimed at getting salon owners from both the hair and beauty industry in the…

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Premier Software

Premier Software reveals cloud-based solution

By Kat Hill | 19 January 2019

Premier Software has relaunched its new cloud-based scheduling solution: SalonLite. Designed specifically for the hair and beauty industry, its key features include simple scheduling, staff and client management, at-a-glance reporting and Dropbox integration. Paid subscriptions also have access to features that include stock management, reoccurring and linked appointments, point of sale,…

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