Cockfosters salon wins big at British Hairdressing Business Awards

Tony Kalli from Hob Salons was named ‘Franchisee of the Year’

Lizzi Brady and Charlotte Grant West collect the award on behalf of Tony Kalli of Hob Salons

The boss of a Cockfosters hair salon has won a prestigious award celebrating exceptional talent in the hairdressing industry.

Tony Kalli from Hob Salons has been named ‘Franchisee of the Year’ at the British Hairdressing Business Awards 2024.

At a dazzling grand final event held at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge with celebrity host Scott Mills, Tony Kalli emerged as a standout nominee in a fiercely competitive category, demonstrating “exceptional business acumen, creativity, and dedication to the highest standards of customer service”.

Celebrating its 25th year and considered the pinnacle business event representing hairdressing entrepreneurs and success stories, Hairdressing Journal’s British Hairdressing Business Awards shines a spotlight on those making waves in the hairdressing industry.

Reflecting on his award win, Tony said: “Winning Franchisee of the Year is an incredible honour and a testament to the hard work and passion of our entire team. We strive to provide exceptional service and create a welcoming environment for our clients, and this award recognises our collective effort. I am immensely proud of what we have achieved together and excited for the future of our salon.”

Jayne Lewis Orr, executive director of the British Hairdressing Business Awards, said: “The British Hairdressing Business Awards stand for celebrating excellence and innovation within the hairdressing community, and it is a true honour to recognise individuals that embody these values.

“Tony has captured the spirit of our industry, consistently raising the bar for quality and service and we are thrilled to present the Franchisee of the Year award. His dedication to excellence, innovative approach, and outstanding contribution to their brand have set him apart.”

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