Following final week’s official part two authorities ease on restrictions, trade chief TONI&GUY declares that 168 salons in England (pending Scotland for part three from 15th July and with Wales at the moment at Amber stage with a date but to be finalised) will reopen as from this Saturday 4th July. The transfer sees the worldwide group (650 salons in 50 nations) joyful to be welcoming again shoppers (Jersey opened for enterprise on 12th June) and the place pending ready lists are on common totalling 500 and as much as 1,000 on the flagship in London’s Sloane Sq..
A ‘WE CARE’ Initiative might be carried out with quick impact and recognises the importance of offering reassurance to each workers and shoppers, as demonstrated by way of a number of agreed measures undertaken by TONI&GUY. This includes creating an atmosphere, the place general well-being and security are paramount to creating positive that the expertise is 100% enjoyable all through the appointment.
The initiative is underlined by TONI&GUY’s Shopper Care Promise – comprising 4 key areas of due diligence:
• Implementing SOCIAL DISTANCING COMPLIANCE throughout the salons – By limiting the variety of folks taking care of one consumer through the appointment journey, extending opening occasions, staggering appointments, and widening area between stations
• An unique TONI&GUY GOLD STANDARD HYGIENE CODE – Which incorporates optimised ranges of sanitised work surfaces/chairs, plus common cleansing going down all through the day and each day workers self-temperature checks
• Elevated PROTECTION FOR STAFF – Who might be sporting masks and single use aprons, in addition to elevated washing of palms earlier than and through appointments
• Private PROTECTION FOR CLIENTS – Each consumer might be spoken to forward of visits, workers will do telephone/digital consultations to chop time spent in salon and the availability of single-use safety packs i.e. masks, towels and hand sanitisers positioned at every station
Says Sacha Mascolo-Tarbuck, International Artistic Director, TONI&GUY “TONI&GUY has been a family-owned enterprise for over 5 many years. I consider that hairdressing is a vibrant trade and while the latest lockdown has been difficult – the affect of which, is one thing we’ll possible by no means see once more with such magnitude, this has been a as soon as in a lifetime alternative for our enterprise each within the UK and globally. It’s made us to overview the enterprise worldwide, plus the truth that our UK salon companions throughout 172 places, have united to actually rework the look of every salon. This has been evident not simply aesthetically – however the place we’ve checked out each element when it comes to security and safety. Throughout what has been nearly 4 months, we’ve re-connected with our wider TONI&GUY household globally, in means that we’ve not beforehand seen and it’s been a private mission of mine to make sure that schooling stays on the coronary heart of the enterprise – so we’ve been busy in preparation with our schooling leaders throughout the model. This has included offering at least 8,000 downloads for workers with on-line studying and concerned dual-training in each reduce and color, revising our collections, upskilling our assistants – plus delivering the model new gold customary Shopper Care Promise which we’ve developed. In addition to engaged on our re-opening technique, we’ve additionally just lately celebrated 15 years as Official Hair Associate of London Trend Week.
The inspiration of the enterprise is underlined by caring for our shoppers and making them feel and appear nice. We’ve got missed them, and we’re very a lot trying ahead to welcoming them again by way of our doorways subsequent week.”
In addition to having reviewed how each TONI&GUY salon will function for the foreseeable future according to recommendation given by Public Well being England, the corporate needs to precise its enormous admiration of the tireless efforts proven by frontline NHS workers, well being and carers working to fight COVID-19.
Over the previous few weeks, TONI&GUY has equipped 20,000 hair packages in addition to 35,000 pairs of disposable gloves in help of 20 hospitals and care houses throughout the UK, pushed by a necessity to say ‘You taken care of us, now allow us to take care of you – we wish to thanks!’
Moreover, as a part of the forthcoming NATIONAL HAIR SUNDAY occasion, the corporate may even be becoming a member of with the broader hairdressing neighborhood to deal with these deserving heroes. Salon groups will coordinate later in July to supply complimentary reduce and magnificence companies, as a small gesture to easily say thanks in appreciation for every thing they’ve executed and proceed to do.
Initially based in 1963, TONI&GUY and has turn out to be one of the crucial recognised manufacturers on British excessive streets during the last 57 years, actually taking care of the hair of the nation and is proud to be again in enterprise, supporting the UK’s financial system.