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This month’s Insider survey shows positive news for beauty business owners, with improvements in treatment business in May compared to the same month last year, highlighting the industry’s growth and the dedication of beauty professionals.

Looking ahead, PB North returns to Manchester this September, Olympia Beauty will run alongside Salon International at ExCeL London in October, and Professional Beauty & Hair Glasgow will be launching in June 2024 (read more on page 12). These shows will feature educational programmes to help keep you up to date with all the latest news, trends and treatments in the industry. To get a better understanding of which topics you’d like to see on our stages, we asked what you’d like to learn more about – and respondents came back with a broad range, from artificial intelligence to setting treatment prices.

On the spot

Which topics would you like to see on the education programme at the Professional Beauty shows?

-Artificial intelligence

-Emerging treatments and skills

-Industry updates (regulation, apprenticeships, T Levels)

-Helping college leavers understand the employment landscape

-Business skills (budgeting, recruitment, leading a team)

-How to stand out on social media

-Treatment pricing and how to charge your worth

-Creating a five-star treatment consultation

-Effects of hormones and the menopause on skin

17% have had clients come to them for help with the skin effects of topical steroid withdrawal (TSW)

Month in numbers

70% average treatment room occupancy

How did treatment business in May 2023 compare with May 2022?

How did retail business in May 2023 compare with May 2022?

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