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    YUMI lash training

    HI All, Having some serious issues with YUMI lash training. Could anyone that has trained please tell me who they are accredited with? Has anyone else has issues with this brand?
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    Non surgical face lifts

    Evening Geeks, I have spent quite some time reading through all the relevant posts about Non Surgical Facelifts and there doesn't seem to be much in the way of an updated thread. My aim this year is to take on NSFC to compliment my Environ Facials. I was drawn to CACI because of the brand but...
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    Flat rent day rate

    Hi Geeks After a little more advice on the following, I have a solicitor advising also but am waiting for a response. I currently have a massage therapist who rents from me, pays x amount upfront, same every month, and comes and goes as she pleases Monday-Saturday. She is leaving. I am about...
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    Commission for massage

    Hello All I am contemplating have a massage therapist work alongside me 2 days a week on a percentage split. I think the normal rate for nails etc is about 60/40 with the higher amount going to the person buying the products. The place she is coming from apparently only charged her 30% which I...
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    Employees birthdays, what do you do?

    Hi Geeks I don't normally frequent the chit chat forum but wasn't sure where to place this! I am a new employer and my employees' birthday is coming up next month and I have no idea what to do for her? I don't have buckets of money but I would like to do something nice for her. Was...
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    Milia removal, advice on courses and more

    Evening Geeks I am contemplating going down the more clinical route and one of the things I would like to learn is Milia removal. I am qualified in Electrolysis but haven't practiced in years. I have no desire to start doing electrolysis for hair removal again but would be happy to do...
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    Giving up a treatment

    Hi Geeks Looking for a little advice but mainly sounding things out I think, not sure if this should be in business or skin. I have offered Tanning for 3 years. I don't enjoy it, neverhave and it is definitely one of my weaker treatments. I eally wanted to keep it in the salon because I...
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    Serious about skincare-recommend courses?

    Hi Geeks, Since taking on Environ nearly a year ago I have totally rediscovered my passion for all things skin related. I am just wondering whether any of you more experienced skin therapists could recommend any courses/classes and books that you swear by? Not so much brand related but...
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    Monitoring recommend a friend schemes?

    Hello All! I have recently introduced a recommend a friend scheme were both new and existing client get 20% off their treatments. My question is, given that am a paper based and not computerised salon, how do you keep on top of this and monitor it well? I have just a had a few people...
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    Employees and meals whilst on courses!

    Hi Geeks, I have searched for this but I didn't come up with anything. When your employees go away on a course do you pay for their meals? It doesn't say that I will do this in the contract, it states I will pay for travel costs,course costs and accommodation. My new employee is...
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    Employee handbook: Help and advice

    Hi Geeks I am just putting together an employee handbook and think I have covered all the basics but would love your input on rules that you wish you had included! I have the basics such as no phones on the shop floor, no chit chat amongst staff whilst clients are present, no gum and a...
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    Employers: How much notice do you ask for?

    Hi Geeks Just finalising my contract for my first employee. My solicitor has advised that I only put in 1 weeks worth of notice should they wish to leave, I had asked for 1 month, in case the employee tries to poach clients etc. What are you experiences with this? I had wanted a month so that...
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    Employees and their families

    Hi Geeks, I have another one for you! I don't charge my Mum for treatments, I charge her enough to cover costs on a very rare occasion and that's it. I charge my friends, even my best ones, full price. I have an new employee starting and she has just mailed me asking to buy a voucher for...
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    Do you pay for a lunch break? Employers and employees, I need your advice please!

    Hi All, This is a post for both employers and for those of you employed, I would very much like feedback from both sides. It might be a long one! I am just about to take someone on, I have never employed someone before nor have I been employed so I am having a few issues getting my head...
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    Milia removal: A course in it!

    Hi Geeks I have been asked by a few clients about milia removal. It is a service that I would like to consider offering but everytime I google courses I don't get what I am looking for. I am qualified in Electrolysis and believe this is relative. Could anyone recommend a course? Or where I...
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    Christmas decorations thread

    Hi Geeks! I am just about to start buying decorations for my new salon. I haven't done a christmas there yet and I am excited but oh so confused as to how to decorate. I was hoping some of you lovely ladies will share photos of how you have decorated in the past. My salon is slightly...
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    Therapist wage structure?

    Hi All. I am positive I posted something along these lines a while back but my head is swimming so do forgive me. I hope you can offer some advice. I have been looking at taking someone on for quite some time and have decided that I have found the right girl, I know just need to finalise...
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    Employing for the first time

    Hi Geeks, I've not been on in quite some time as I have been busy opening my own salon. I am in the fortunate position of being fully booked all of the time and am turning away a whole lot of work. I have decided the way for me to expand the business is to employ someone. I have done a fair...
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    A little bit of support needed!

    HI Ladies, I wouldn't normally do this but.... Very long story short but I have just made it official that I am opening my own salon and could do with some serious support. I have had a pretty rubbish time over the couple of years and the landlords husband is continuing to make my life a...
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    HD Brow alongside brow shaping headache

    Hi Geeks Sorry for being the one to post the 1 millionth HD Brow thread but I am a little stuck and could do with some friendly advice. I currently offer HD Brows for £26. I used to offer a wax for £8 and a tint and wax for £10 and was always planning on putting this price up but now I...
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