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National minimum wage

National minimum wage rises for business owners April 2017

Are you paying the correct National Minimum Wage to your employees? How to keep on top of changes and when to check the rates..  Read more

Tax Inspection

Survive a Tax Inspection of your hair or beauty salon

Tips on dealing with an HMRC Tax Inspection of your salon or barber shop.  Read more

Are you listening

How to grow your salon or barbershop and survive

KPMG Small Business Accounting share their 5 steps you can take to propel your business to the next level.  Read more

card payments

How to choose the perfect card payment solution for your salon

Chip & Pin Solutions UK help you to choose the perfect card payment solution for your salon with their three step process.  Read more

Managing payments effectively

Simple steps to take on how to manage payments effectively

KPMG Small Business Accounting share their tips on managing payments and your suppliers with ease to ensure that your cash-flow remains healthy.  Read more

Plan a cashflow forecast

How to plan a cashflow forecast for your salon or barbershop

Cash-flow is the lifeblood of your salon or barbershop. Without adequate cash-flow, you’re simply not going to be able to operate effectively. Read more

Payroll

Steps to take to cope with the National Living Wage

The National Living Wage came into place in April 2016. KPMG look at how salons should deal with the impact to their businesses. Read more

Pensions Automatic Enrolment

Pensions Auto-Enrolment 

The vast majority of hairdressers and barbers are completely unprepared for the arrival of pensions auto-enrolment within the industry in the next two to three years.  Read more

Claiming expenses

Self employment and expense claims

Easy Accountancy’s new infographic illustrates simply what expenses can be claimed by self-employed workers and small business owners. Read more

Banking

Working your bank harder

Nearly three quarters of small businesses never or rarely change their bank. But regularly reviewing what’s on offer – and being prepared to switch – could massively benefit your business.  Read more

Hire accountant

Tax needn’t be taxing

Investing in an accountant can bring peace of mind & leave you free to run your salon. It doesn’t mean you can switch off from learning about your finances, argues Brian Palmer (AAT).  Read more

Mobile Money

Making Money Mobile

The days of static, landline-based card payment processing systems appear to be numbered as salons increasingly look for more flexible and mobile options.  Read more

Funding

Follow the Money

Even with the economy starting to turn, owners and would-be salon owners can struggle to access funding. Julio Vildosola looks at how to maximise your chances when going to a lender.  Read more