We are delighted to share that Kerry Mather of KJM Salons, Fleet is celebrating after being shortlisted for Business Director of the Year, sponsored by HJ, at HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2023.
Widely regarded as one of the industry’s most prestigious events, the awards recognise the names that have achieved business brilliance, helping uphold Britain’s reputation as a world leader in hairdressing expertise.
Kerry reached the finals after submitting an attention-grabbing entry, detailing the skills and experience that have contributed to their career success to date. Following an intensive judging process, she now faces an in-depth interview with a panel of expert judges before winners are announced at the 25th British Hairdressing Business Awards, held this year on Monday 3 July 2023 at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
Kerry says: ‘I still can’t believe it! The awards are so respected across the industry, so just to reach the finals is a huge honour. I’m up against some incredible competition but I just hope that the judges see my drive and passion. I’m keeping everything crossed!’
Jayne Lewis-Orr, Executive Director of the British Hairdressing Business Awards says: ‘HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards are an annual celebration of business acumen, and the people and companies going the extra mile to ensure that creativity and commercial success go hand in hand. Once again, our judging panel was overwhelmed with the standard of entries. To make the shortlist for this category, nominees need to demonstrate a forward-thinking approach to running a salon, as well as the results and reputation to back it up. Kerry should feel incredibly proud to have achieved that and finalised alongside such impressive talent.’
A total of 17 trophies will be awarded at the event, which was launched in 1998 and has previously honoured names including Trevor Sorbie, TONI&GUY, Sophia Hilton, Colin McAndrew and Casey Coleman.
KJM Salons opened in 1990 and are the longest standing Award Winning hairdressing salon in Fleet and boasts a stunning contemporary environment situated inside The Hart Centre in central Fleet. They have a reputation as a successful and premium salon, due to the team’s total commitment to customer care, their in depth technical knowledge and their warm, welcoming attitude. The ethos of the salon and team are based on four core values: honesty, excellence, passion and consistency. The Salon
KJM Salons care deeply about our environment and work hard to ensure their practices are as sustainable as possible, discouraging the use of single-use plastic, using eco-friendly brands and products to help protect our planet. They use responsibly sourced vegan biodegradable towels, to help the salon save valuable water and energy. They are committed to safeguarding the global environment as well as our local community and Hart Shopping Centre, in which they are situated, responsibly disposes of waste and recycles all cardboard and poly.