A common dynamic in the industry is that of therapists leaving your employ and taking their clients with them.
This is particularly painful for owners who have spent considerable time, effort and money nurturing and training their therapists.
One way of trying to prevent this problem is to make therapists sign a restraint of trade agreement. However, such an agreement has to be clearly explained and agreed upon by both parties before commencement at work.
The process also involves ascertaining a reasonable radius around your salon that the departing staffer is prohibited from working in.
Apart from all the legalities and intricacies of restraint agreements, there are other ways to try and prevent your therapists from leaving, as pointed out in an article on pages 16 and 17 of the September 2022 issue of the Professional Beauty digital magazine. Click here