Tag - business advice

A Hollywood Star Crashed My Organic Beauty Product Website!

Twilight and Downton Abbey actress MyAnna Buring told the Daily Mail’s glossy magazine that Earthzest products helped her adult acne.  Earthzest is a micro-company that makes specialist vegan & organic skincare, and the wave of traffic from the mention in YOU Magazine crashed the website, wrecking the owner’s carefully laid plans for the week – and organic beauty entrepreneur Jackie Callow could not be happier! It’s every beauty professional’s dream – to be mentioned in the mainstream press by a [...]

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It’s on the Cards

Read on to find out how giving your clients the option to pay by card can help your small or medium business Getting paid has been a longstanding issue for many small businesses: clients don’t always have cash on them; cheques are less-and-less used, and due to be phased out in a few years. Having the ability to accept cards would be the natural solution for most small to medium enterprises. Traditional card machines are not flexible enough, they are [...]

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Spa V Mobile

Alison Gibbs balances the pros and cons of the different fields of trading as a therapist From my years of experience as a therapist, my ethos in all areas has been ‘client care’ – with the aim of leaving a client feeling better about themselves in accordance with their treatment or environment. This allows a personal approach and ultimately a relationship to build over time. Working in a hotel spa, I found I could introduce indigenous treatments and give a taster [...]


Take your work to the workplace

Consultant aromatherapist for Base Formula Ltd, Joannah Metcalfe, offers advice on how holistic therapy services can be provided to corporate clients Even in today’s difficult economic climate forward thinking companies are recognising the importance of investing in the health and wellbeing of their staff in the belief that a happy and healthy workforce is a more motivated and productive workforce! As companies strive to become leaner, and more efficient workers are being put under increased pressure to perform, with reduced staff [...]

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Issue 12 out now!

Issue 12 sees the departure of Amy as editor and the arrival of Louise… the Winter issue is filled with a more business tips, reviews, nutritional advice, case studies, and so much more… here is Amy’s final Editor Letter: Dear Therapist, Summer is now fading, the leaves are turning, and it’s time to think about everything you have achieved this year. This autumn issue is all about celebrating success, creating opportunities for your business, and looking after yourself to make sure [...]


FAQs when thinking of hiring an accountant…

Thinking about accounts can certainly be daunting, and the actual process of sorting out your papers, receipts, invoices and keeping your books is far from fun for the most of us.  A question many of us ask as we are tiptoeing gingerly into the world of self-employment is, is there any point in having an accountant? Even if you are competent with your numbers, if your business grows as no doubt you want it to, then you will have less [...]