Franchisee of the Year Finalist

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Bottles of bubbly at the ready everyone! Our hair team are thrilled to announce Saks Knutsford‘s very own salon owner, Paula, has made it through to the finals for HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2024’s Franchisee of the Year.

Paula’s thrilled to be nominated for what’s considered to be the pinnacle business event in our world of hair. With the spotlight on hairdressers and salon owners who make waves in our industry.

She secured her spot in the finals with a standout entry detailing the qualities that position her as an inspiring and successful Saks salon owner. Now, Paula’s set to compete for top honours at the 25th British Hairdressing Business Awards in July 2024, at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.


Paula says, “I’m over the moon! I’ve poured my heart and soul into reaching this point in my career, and I couldn’t be prouder of what I’ve accomplished. The support I’ve received from being part of the Saks franchise has been indispensable. I love to motivate others as much as possible.”

You’re a winner in our eyes


Jayne Lewis-Orr, Executive Director of the British Hairdressing Business Awards, comments, “The awards celebrate the talented and passionate teams and individuals who contribute to the greatness of British hairdressing. For a place on the Franchisee of the Year shortlist, finalists must showcase a deep understanding of their franchise model and how they’ve tailored the brand’s ethos to fit their salon. Paula should take pride in being acknowledged for her business acumen and exemplary leadership.”

Well done Paula from all us. We love what we do, and it wouldn’t be possible without you. This award is truly deserved. We’ve got everything crossed for you and can’t wait to share in your success on the big night. Whether you win or not, you’re always our number one.

London… watch out – team Knutsford is heading your way!

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Love Saks Knutsford x


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