Hair and Beauty Salons in London – Tier Four

Hair and Beauty Salons In London Move To Tier Four

Tougher rules for London mean hair and beauty salons will be closed for now.

On Saturday 19th December 2020, as a big and sudden change for Christmas, Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced that London and other areas in southern England which were currently under the Tier 3 level of coronavirus restrictions, will move to an even stricter new Tier 4.

Mr Johnson also said that a planned five-day easing of socialising rules that would allow up to three households to meet in “Christmas bubbles” will be cancelled for Tier 4 areas.

We know this means Hairdressers and barbers, beauty salons, tattoo parlours, nail salons, spas and beauty services, massage parlours and tanning salons all need to close for the time being until there is a change from Tier 4 back to Tier 3 or lower.

This is a big disappointment for hair salons and beauty salons in London and in all the affected Tier 4 restricted areas and we empathise with all our clients that will be affected by this.

Hopefully this will be just a temporary situation until the picture improves.

Here at Rose Hadley London, we are still open and working, currently from home while Tier 4 restrictions remain, so you can contact us on the following number after the Christmas and New Year holiday.

Rose Hadley Contact Number for November: 07790 488425

We can still receive CVs and set up online interviews via Zoom with candidates and employers, so that you are ready when the Christmas and New Year holiday ends and Tier 4 is lifted.

Here at Rose Hadley London, we can still be contacted and are available to help you with your New Year hair and beauty recruitment needs and hair and beauty job opportunities, especially during these uncertain times if you want to chat about your requirements.

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happier New Year 2021.

Looking forward to speaking to you soon.

Rose Hadley London Recruitment

Our Rose Hadley Contact Number is: 07790 488425


Hair Jobs and Beauty Salons – Tier Three Update

Hair and Beauty Salons In London Move To Tier Three

Tougher rules for London, but hair and beauty salons will remain open.

The Health Secretary has announced that London will enter the strictest category for Covid 19 restrictions, Tier 3 from 16th December 2020.

Why Can Hair Salons and Beauty Salons Remain Open?

Hair and beauty salons can stay open because they come under the ‘personal care’ sector in the Government’s Covid Winter Plan, so are allowed to operate in Tier 3.

As we know the hair and beauty industry is popular with users and essential for the physical and mental wellbeing of everyone in London and the UK.

Here’s a full list of close contact personal care services that will remain open, even while London is in Tier 3 category for Covid 19 restrictions:-

  • Hairdressers and barbers
  • Beauty salons
  • Tattoo parlours
  • Nail salons
  • Spas and beauty services
  • Massage parlours
  • Tanning salons

Salon workers and clientele should continue to take all necessary precautions when visiting hair and beauty salons, including wearing a face covering, washing hands regularly, and social distancing where possible.

Time in a salon is an important treat in terms of looking good, but also in terms of relaxation and “me time”.

So after the return to opening of salons in July, initially for hairdressers, then later in the month for beauty salons, we hoped it would be plain sailing back to more like normality, albeit with PPE and hand sanitisers in place.

In November, we had a second lockdown, but we had measures we can take and procedures we can follow to minimise risks, which has helped our industry demonstrate why salons should remain open.

We are delighted for the hair and beauty industry that this new Tier three category for London, means that salons can remain open, keeping their valuable services available to clients.

Here at Rose Hadley London, we are still open and working, currently from home while Tier 3 restrictions remain, so you can contact us on the following number after the Christmas and New Year holiday.

Rose Hadley Contact Number for November: 07790 488425

We can still receive CVs and set up online interviews via Zoom with candidates and employers, so that you are ready when the Christmas and New Year holiday ends.

Here at Rose Hadley London, we can still be contacted and are available to help you with your New Year hair and beauty recruitment needs and hair and beauty job opportunities, especially during this time.

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021.

Looking forward to speaking to you soon.

Rose Hadley London Recruitment

Our Rose Hadley Contact Number is: 07790 488425


Hair Jobs and Beauty Salons – Second Lockdown Update

Hair and Beauty Salon Second Lockdown Latest

As we know the hair and beauty industry is popular with users and essential for the physical and mental wellbeing of everyone in London and the UK.

There is more to a haircut or a nail manicure than meets the eye for sure.

Time in a salon is an important treat in terms of looking good, but also in terms of relaxation and “me time”.

So after the return to opening of salons in July, initially for hairdressers, then later in the month for beauty salons, we hoped it would be plain sailing back to more like normality, albeit with PPE and hand sanitisers in place.

In November, we have second lockdown, with this time more hope that it will be a shorter one, with more confidence that we know what we are dealing with in terms of measures we can take and procedures we can follow to minimise risks.

Here at Rose Hadley London, we are still open and working, currently from home, so you can contact us during this second hair and beauty lockdown on the following number:

Rose Hadley Contact Number for November: 07790 488425

We can still receive CVs and set up online interviews via Zoom with candidates and employers, so that you are ready when the second hair and beauty salon lockdown ends at the end of November 2020.

The run up to Christmas and New Year, as we know, is normally a very busy period for the hair and beauty industry, so the end of the second lockdown in November will be welcomed.

Here at Rose Hadley London, we can still be contacted and are available to help you with your Christmas hair and beauty recruitment needs and hair and beauty job opportunities, especially during this time.

We wish you all well and look forward to speaking to you.

Rose Hadley London Recruitment

Our Rose Hadley Contact Number for November is: 07790 488425


Hair Jobs and Beauty Salon Survey In August 2020

Hair and Beauty Salon Survey

Time for a haircut! Or even a nail manicure.

We are a couple of months into the reopening of the hair salons and we thought it was a good time to conduct our “Back To Salon” survey to find out what has been going on in hair and beauty salons in London.

The hair and beauty industry has been saying hello to it’s clients again, starting in July for hair salons and then later in August for beauty salons.

Needless to say, for many salons, it’s been wonderful to be able to offer haircuts and hair styling again, albeit with certain measures in place, such gloves, PPE face masks and face shields. However, due to the unique situation that we have all faced, some important questions remain in the in hair and beauty industry and this is what we are exploring in our salon survey.

Are We Ready?

The industry firmly puts out the welcome mat.

Owners and hairdressers, owners and beauty therapists are all back in the salons and have prepared the salons as per the Government guidelines.

Face masks are now a requirement for all staff and clients whilst in a hairdressing salon and barbers.

However, face screens are more convenient for hair and beauty staff. Clear plastic face visors provide a barrier between your face and your client. For this reason, they have been named as an official requirement for hairdressers and barbers who cannot maintain the full 2 metre social distance during any treatment or service.

Are Clients Ready To Get Back Into The Salons?

There have been an explosion of home haircuts and shaved heads and beards over the last few months. Some of that has not been pretty.

With a return to office work increasingly back on the on the horizon, a return to tidier hairstyles and nail and eyebrows could be back in our minds.

Are Clients Following The PPE Guidlines When Entering Your Hair and Beauty Salon?

Our survey covers three areas:

  1. PPE Measures

What PPE measures have you put in place?

2) Salon Footfall

Has salon footfall recovered? If not, what is the % footfall versus last year?

3) Salon Staffing

Are you staff furloughed?

Are your staff self employed?

What % of each has now returned to work?

4) Client Adherence To Risk Reduction

What % of clients wear a face mask?

What % of clients use hand sanitiser?

What % of clients adhere to the no or minimal chatting rule?

We look forward to sharing our survey results with you soon.

Rose Hadley London Recruitment

ps. Want to find out more about how Rose Hadley London can help you develop your career as a beauty therapist? Or a develop your career as a hairdresser?

Read more here:-
https://rosehadleylondon.co.uk/blog

Or call us. Tel. 0207 584 1990


From Behind Our Hair Jobs and Beauty Jobs Desk

Hair and Beauty Jobs Desk Latest

FROM BEHIND THE HAIR AND BEAUTY RECRUITMENT DESK
JUNE 8 2020.

Rubber hits the road!
Whoa, what a difference a week makes!

The hair and beauty industry took a bold step forward. The step was pregnant with confidence and forward thinking. The step announced, ‘we are ready’!

The industry firmly puts out the welcome mat!

Hair and beauty salon owners, hair and beauty talent and the much treasured hair and beauty clientele now know what’s expected of them. And so the love affair resumes!

The week evidenced a huge up turn, and I mean huge, in the demand for hair and beauty staff, both in the permanent and temporary domain. This was slightly unexpected, but received with unquestionable relief and profound enthusiasm. Bookings are flooding in for July 4 and beyond.

Here’s a snapshot of some of the job opportunities, all offering a July 4 start date –

  • Senior Hairdresser wanted: London SW17. Creative hair colouring and hair cutting. Boutique hair salon.
  • Experienced Hair Colourist: London SE3. This salon is a formidable force in the S.E of London. Full or part time considered
  • Hair Salon Manager: Hands off (no hair services). East London. No Saturdays. Circa £29,000.
  • Hair Temp required for every Saturday through July and August in SW1.
  • Barber temp required for July and August – Essex.
  • Barber required for Saturdays and Sundays throughout July.
  • Hair Temp required: Ealing. July and August.
  • Level 3 Beauty Temp required: 2 days per week. Oval.
  • Beauty and Skin Clinic requires an administrator £20-25,000. London SW1.
  • Level 3 Beauty Therapist with a passion for advanced skin care: Circa £25,000. London SW3.

So, with just under 4 weeks to go, rubber sure is hitting the road at the home of hair and beauty recruitment and I’m wrapped to share positivity, positivity, positivity from behind the hair and beauty recruitment desk.

Take care, be safe, be inspired!

Rose Hadley London Recruitment

ps. Want to find out more about how Rose Hadley London can help you develop your career as a beauty therapist? Or a develop your career as a hairdresser?

Read more here:-
https://rosehadleylondon.co.uk/blog

Or call us. Tel. 0207 584 1990

Next update – June 15


From Behind Our Hair and Beauty Jobs Desk In June

Hair and Beauty Jobs Desk Latest

June 1 2020.

The slumbering beast begins to awaken! This is what comes to mind as I consider a snap shot of the recruitment activity of the hair and beauty industry last week.

The industry begins to emerge from its enforced hibernation with a quiet, considered zeal, peppered with trepidation and questioning ‘will it ever be the same again’?

The availability of hair and beauty temps and colour technicians were questions very much on commercial hair and beauty salon owners check lists last week; good news for our existing team of temp talent and for hairdressers and beauty therapists finding themselves in need or considering a summer of flexi shifts. We expect to be in a position to start increasing our temp numbers as the summer progresses.

Many laser technicians were also in touch too wanting to discuss protocols and personal protective recommendations.

A small handful of salons advised they will not be reopening. This is sad news indeed. And there were calls from beauty therapists and hairdressers finding themselves without work when the industry reopens due to the restrictions required for social distancing in the workplace resulting in cut backs.

So a mixed week as we reach day 80.

June promises much. We might even get to reopen earlier than expected. Let’s see.

Be well, stay safe.

Rose Hadley London Recruitment

ps. Want to find out more about how Rose Hadley London can help you develop your career as a beauty therapist? Or a develop your career as a hairdresser?

Read more here:-
https://rosehadleylondon.co.uk/blog

Or call us. Tel. 0207 584 1990

Next update – June 8


Happy Christmas & Prosperous New Year 2020

Rose Hadley London – Wishing all our candidates and clients a very Happy Christmas & Prosperous New Year 2020. We are closed Friday 20th December and will return on Jan 6th 2020. Thank you for all you support throughout 2019. We look forward to helping you with your ambitions for the New Year. Best Wishes.


Beauty Therapists Salary Snapshot

Latest Salary For Beauty Therapists In London

What’s the current competitive salary for beauty jobs in 2019?

Both beauty candidates and client salons like to keep up to date with salary trends.

Here’s the latest 2019 salary survey for beauty therapists from Rose Hadley (the leading Hair and Beauty Recruitment Agency in London).

Salary Snapshot For Beauty Therapists

For the first time in many years we have witnessed a more of a cautious attitude relating to salaries at the beginning of 2019.

That said it has been one of, if not the best starts to the year for new, exciting beauty jobs in maybe a decade.

So whilst there is evidence of some stagnation in salaries there is also evidence of great optimism, appetite and investment in the hair and beauty sector.

We plan to keep a keen eye on salaries over the next 6 months and aim to share again post Brexit.

We have a wide variety of exciting opportunities in both permanent and temporary jobs across the beauty industry in London. We are also witnessing an ever increasing worldwide demand in the hair and beauty world.

In addition to a competitive basic salary, commission and attractive benefits are sometimes offered. Outlined below is a representation of the average salary pay scale currently available within the industry in London:

Salary Snapshot

• Beauty Therapists 2 years experience plus – from £21,000 PA.

• Beauty Therapists 3 years experience plus – from £21,800.

• Spa Therapists – from £21,000.

• Beauty Temps London £12-13.50 ph (with laser up to £15)

• Beauty Therapists for Advanced Skin Care – from £24,000.

• Head Beauty Therapists – from £23,000.

• Beauty Salon Supervisors – from £24,000.

• Assistant Beauty Salon Managers – from £24,500.

• Beauty Salon Managers (Hands On) from £24,000 – £32,000.

• Beauty Salon Managers (Hands Off) from £24,000 – £40,,000.

• Receptionists from £21,500.

• Front of House Beauty Managers from £24,000.

• Temporary Beauty Therapists £12 – £13.50 per hour (up to £15 with Laser)

• Aestheticians – from £25,000

• Advanced Beauty Specialists from £26,000

• Laser Technician – from £26,000

• Medical Aesthetician – from £26,000

• Waxing Specialist – from £21,000.

• Beauty Trainers from £27,000-£33,000 PA.

In Summary

We hope you find this beauty salary survey useful.

It’s essential to be happy in your work. The philosophy for securing the right job is to be, positive and confident, play to your strengths and embrace your limitations. The beauty industry is a multidimensional and resourceful world which offers a broad platform for inspiration and job satisfaction, enabling candidates to express their creativity in many ways.

In turn employers will invest by offering a lucrative salary to reward the right candidate who is able to deliver innovation through their experience and skills.

Wishing everyone success in their careers and businesses.

The Beauty Recruitment Editor


How To Recruit A Beauty Therapist In London

Important Question – How to recruit a beauty therapist in London?

Here’s your answer.

Contact Rose Hadley London – Beauty recruitment agency London – watch our video if you are a beauty salon or spa seeking to recruit a new beauty therapist or spa staff for a job in London. Tel. 0207 584 1990


How To Find A Beauty Therapist Job In London

Important Question – How to find a beauty therapist job in London?

Rose Hadley London – Beauty recruitment agency London – watch our video if you are a beauty therapist looking for a new beauty therapist job in London. Tel. 0207 584 1990


Beauty Therapist Career Questions Answered

Questions And Answers For Beauty Jobs And Careers In London

Getting Into The Beauty Therapist Industry

How do you become a beauty therapist?

What qualifications do you need?

Which courses to do to become a beauty therapist?

 

Duties and Responsilbilities

What is the job description for a beauty therapist?

What are the duties and responsibilities for a beauty therapist?

How do you write a beauty therapist CV?

 

Work Choices

Where can you work as a beauty therapist?

 

Preferred Location – UK or Abroad?

How do you get a job abroad working as a beauty therapist?

 

UK Beauty Therapy Jobs

Why are beauty therapists in demand in London?

What makes London such a great place to work?

 

Full Time Permanent or Self Employed

How to find a job as a full-time beauty therapist?

How do you find a full time beauty therapist job opportunity?

Where are the full time beauty therapist job vacancies found?

 

Temps

What is temporary work as a beauty therapist?

What are the advantages of working as a beauty therapist temp?

Where to find work as a beauty therapist temp?

How do you get a job as a beauty therapist temp?

When is the temping season for beauty therapy jobs?

 

Part Time

What is part time work as a beauty therapist?

How do you get a part time beauty therapist job?

What are the advantages of part time work as a beauty therapist?

 

Rewards

How much can you earn?

What is the salary bands for a beauty therapist full time?

What is the salary bands for a beauty therapist part time?

How much can you earn as a beauty therapist temp?

 

Career and Promotions

What is the career path for a beauty therapist?

What promotions can you earn?

 

Why choose Rose Hadley London as your recruitment agency?

As a leading hair and beauty recruitment agency covering London and abroad, we can answer all these questions for you.

Even better, we have access to all the top jobs and connections build up from over 30 years with a network of top beauty and hair salons.

Get in contact with us.

  • We will help you to find a job as a full-time beauty therapist
  • We will help you to find work as a part time beauty therapist
  • We will help you to find work as a beauty therapist temp

Whatever, you are looking for if you have qualifications and a work visa we can offer you useful career advice and get you in front of the right people to get you started your new beauty therapy role!

If you require more information about current Beauty Therapist job vacancies or are a Beauty salon or spa looking for new candidates, contact Rose Hadley London. Tel. 0207 584 1990  or  visit our beauty jobs page here: Latest Beauty Jobs


How To Specialise As A Beauty Therapist And Earn More Salary

Beauty Therapist Specialists Earn More Money

One common question for both students and qualified Beauty Therapists is whether “To specialise or not to specialise?”

The reason behind this is often a practical one, about wanting to excel at a higher level in a particular beauty category, to get access to promotions and career advancement.

It’s not a secret that another closely related reason for the growth in Beauty Specialist qualifications and jobs is “how can I make more money as a qualified Beauty Therapist?” This is only natural and completely understandable for you to want to grow and be rewarded for your extra training and expertise.

Background To The Industry

The beauty therapy industry is booming in the UK, which is great news for qualified beauty therapists seeking career opportunities as beauty jobs as plentiful especially in and around London in the UK.

Beauty Therapy Qualifications

It’s also an exciting time for students planning to do beauty therapy courses to achieve a beauty qualification such as NVQ Level 2 or 3 Diploma which allows entry to beauty jobs.

What Is A Beauty Therapist?

A beauty therapist is described as a person whose job is to carry out treatments to improve a person’s appearance, such as facials, manicures, removal of unwanted hair, etc and make them feel relaxed and healed with treatments such as massage and holistic beauty treatments. In short, they make their clients feel and look amazing!

One of the questions for both students and qualified beauty therapists is “To specialise or not to specialise?”

What Are Specialists?

A beauty therapist specialist generally works in the commercial sector, offering advanced specialist services and treatments generally in skin and aesthetics.

What Courses Are Available For Beauty Therapists?

A typical beauty therapy course for an NVQ Level 2 or 3 Diploma looks like this:

Introduction To The Beauty Therapy Course:
Unit 1: Facial and Skincare
Unit 2: Eyelash and Eyebrow treatments
Unit 3: Manicure and Hand treatments
Unit 4: Pedicure and Foot treatments
Unit 5: Waxing and Temporary Methods of Hair Removal
Unit 6: Provide Advanced Nail Techniques
Unit 7: Make-Up Application to the Face and Body
Unit 8: Science & Cosmetology
Unit 9: Anatomy & Physiology
Unit 10: Health & Safety
Unit 11: Consultation
Unit 12: Promotions and Retailing
Unit 13: Reception
Unit 14: Career Opportunities and Continuing Professional Development

This type of beauty therapy course gives a general outline of all the beauty specialist areas and allows an NVQ qualification (Level 2 or 3).

Deciding To Become A Beauty Therapist Specialist

Beauty Courses give you the skills and qualifications to become a professional Beauty Therapist. However increasingly, salons and spas and skin clinics are also seeking BEAUTY THERAPY SPECIALISTS with more experience and training in particular beauty areas.

Beauty Skin Specialists
Facialists
Cosmetology
Waxing Specialists
Makeup Specialists
Advanced Nail Specialists
Manicure Specialists
Pedicure Specialists
Spa Specialists
Massage Specialists
Aromatherapy Specialists
Tanning Specialists

These specialists will cover the full range of beauty therapy training, comprehensive overview of salon practices, client care and personal health, but then major in one or more specialist areas.

Why Become A Beauty Therapy Specialist?

The advantages of becoming a specialist in one or more of the beauty specialisms are that you can:
– earn more money
– get access to new career opportunities
– work in top salons, spas and skin clinics
– increase the demand for your skills
– increased flexibility
– improved job security

So How Much Does A Beauty Therapist Specialist Earn?

Average salaries for beauty therapist specialists is up to £26K per Annum, with a further £9K available from beauty product commissions, making up to £33K per year the norm for specialists who are willing to also make product recommendations to their clients during or after their beauty treatment session.

What Beauty Products Will You Recommend?

As a Beauty Therapy Skin Specialist, as well as the anatomy and physiology of skin knowledge and treatment practical skills, experience with the range of skin products available, is essential.

Best Skin Products

– Facial Skin Products e.g. cleansers, toners, moisturisers, face masks, peels, treatments lotions, serums, eye creams, serums, masks.

Best Manicure / Pedicure Products

Best Manicure Products
Best Pedicure Products
– Masks and treatments, soaks and scrubs, moisturising lotions and creams, cuticle care, gloves, socks, hand and foot sanitisers

Best Body Care Beauty Products

– Body butter, lotions and oils
– Body wash and scrubs
– Body wraps and treatments
– Aromatherapy and massage oils

Best Aromatherapy Spa Products

– Aromatherapy oils
– Massage oils
– Body wraps and treatments
– Skincare and spa accessories
– Hot stone treatments

Best Waxing Products

– Hot and strip wax
– Roller wax
– Eyebrow waxing and threading
– Hair removal and bleaching
– Electrolysis

Beauty Product Knowledge

As you can see from this extensive list of beauty product types, it is a massive task for any Beauty Therapist to keep up to date with all these beauty product categories and brands.
In order to achieve a high-level knowledge and experience that today’s beauty clients and salons demands, it perhaps makes good sense for beauty therapists to specialise in a particular area or treatment.

In Summary

Beauty Therapy is an exciting career to be in, with specialists increasingly in demand as clients knowledge and demands are increasing. Salons and spas are responding by seeking Beauty Therapy Specialists to satisfy client demand. If you are looking for career development or skills advancement, consider upskilling in a specialist area, such as all those mentioned above, with Skin looking a particular big growth area.

*Research is taken from interviews with leading beauty and hair recruitment agency owners.

If you require more information about current Beauty Therapist job vacancies or are a Beauty salon or spa looking for new candidates, contact Rose Hadley London. Tel. 0207 584 1990  or  visit our beauty jobs page here: Latest Beauty Jobs