Ireland’s gradual shutdown-turned-lockdown that began mid-March forced salons and spas nationwide to close. And while you’ve likely taken care of the essentials such as unplugging all non-essential electric and electronic equipment, turning off heat controls and necessary plumbing, removed valuables from your salon, setting alarms and timed security lights, the immediate business administration of your operations might still require your attention.
Safely and securely closing your business
Make sure you don’t forget anything with this checklist and follow us on Instagram at @phorest.ukie for daily support updates, free online social media templates and our bespoke guided meditations to help you through this difficult time.
What to expect from this quick guide:
- A list of business administration actions to get on top of
- Checklist for ensuring your salon is safely closed
- Things you can do to help your business during the lockdown
Other related content and resources
Businesses who continue to invest in their marketing and education during these challenging times will be in a better position to return. Visit www.phorest.com/c19 to access plenty of resources available on how to navigate the coronavirus crisis and make money while your salon is closed.
If you’re a Phorest Salon Software Client
You can follow our step-by-step instructions on how to implement actions required within your Phorest system. As well as that, you can access the Phorest Academy “COVID-19 – Don’t Be Scared, Be Prepared!” webinar recording, for free and on-demand.
For further help planning a business strategy while closed, Phorest clients can get in touch with their business advisor at email@example.com.
Phorest Academy webinars
- Register for Gloria Murray’s “How To Manage Your Salon Cashflow During COVID-19” webinar here
- Watch Jamie Dana’s “To Post or Not to Post: Why Your Instagram Strategy is Still Important” webinar on-demand here
- Watch Nina Tulio’s “Fact vs Fear” webinar on-demand here
- Watch Jay Williams’ “There is no Failure. Only Feedback” webinar on-demand here
- Watch Angela Anderson’s “Gain New Clients from Social Media” webinar on demand-here
- Watch Caroline McEnery’s “Salon HR Advice For Managing COVID-19 On-Demand” webinar on-demand here
Phorest FM, The Salon Owner’s Podcast
- Episode 156, Millie Kendall MBE On Future-Proofing Your Brand Through Reputation, Education & Innovation
- Episode 157, Joe Bolger On Employment Law Tips For Getting Salons Through The COVID-19 Crisis
Phorest Blog articles
- Coronavirus Cancellations: Don’t Panic, Just Do This Instead
- Together, But Apart: Staying Connected With Salon Clients Through A Crisis
- Stimulating Salon Income In A Time Of Social Distancing
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