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Celebrating Business Success


Recognised globally for their creative talents and inspirational images, hairdressing professionals in the UK are also respected for their business acumen and skills, and salons up and down the country strive to grow and develop their businesses and teams in tough economic times.

HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards reward and recognise the disciplines required to run a successful hairdressing business from Marketing, Salon Design, Training and Website/Innovation through to the skills of the Business Director, Franchisee, Manager, Salon Stylist, Junior and Salon Team. Recognition is also given to those offering exceptional standards in Customer Care and Front of House service with the winning Salon of the Year demonstrating exceptional standards across all disciplines.

Deadline for entry is 5pm on Friday 21st June following which a select panel of judges made up of business experts, previous winners, salon professionals and sponsors will independently mark the dossiers. Finalists from each of the 15 categories are then announced and those through to Junior, Salon Stylist, Manager and Business Director are invited for interview.

The winners will be announced at a stylish black tie awards evening on Monday 9th September 2013 at the Lancaster London Hotel, adjacent to London’s picturesque Hyde Park.

Publishing Director of Hairdressers Journal International, Jayne Lewis-Orr launched the awards in 1999 and has seen the standards continue to improve year-on-year. “Britain is known globally for its creativity and innovation but thanks to the British Hairdressing Business Awards, I believe we have set the precedent for operating first class, successful salons employing highly trained professionals. Each year the award entries show growth, determination and innovative ideas which continue to move the industry forward.”

For a full list of categories and to download your British Hairdressing Business Awards entry form please visit or email
For press enquiries or to interview any of the 2012 British Hairdressing Business Awards winners please contact Alison Jameson or Rachael Grieve at Alison Jameson Consultants on + 44 (0)131 621 7210, fax + (0) 44 131 621 7215 or email;