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  1. Tinkabelll

    Self employed

    Hi I was just wondering what percentage people pay the salon owner if it includes them providing the products? Also if you get anything else included in the percentage? I’m trying to figure out whether it would be worthwhile for me to pay a percentage and get products included or whether I would...
  2. RachelMarie

    Self employed staff paying commission

    Hi all, Wondering if anyone can advise, I have a garden room salon and I have a self employed therapist going to work on my days off, as I’ve got all the equipment and products she is going to work as a commission basis as we wouldn’t be able to house 2 lots of products, does anyone do this? And...
  3. D

    Self employed at a salon

    So I’ve been working at a salon for 3 years employed and have been thinking of going self employed….at the salon staff is a mix of both employed and self employed. I asked one of the self employed how it works out for her and she explained she gets £9 hr for what she works and if she hits over...
  4. P

    Self employed stylist wanted

    Hi all I am currently looking to expand and find a stylist to join our team. This will be on a self employed basis at a salon situated in Eastwood, Leigh on sea. Must have experience and their own clientele. For more information on this please contact me via email [email protected]...
  5. T

    Hair extensions

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  6. MoxxiieHair

    Stop OAP discount or up the price?

    Okay, so I've just recently become self employed. My old pricelist(salon pricelist) had OAP prices. And I'm wondering would I offend my clients if I stop the OAP discount? If not at least increase the OAP price a little
  7. H

    Chair renting

    I’m currently renting a chair at a salon and I’m just interested to hear how it works for everyone else that’s doing this. I’m the only self employed one in my salon so the other 4 are on the salon booking system, I do my own with clients contacting me directly, the new ones usually find me via...
  8. M

    Starting a self employed business

    Hi everyone. I’m new here. I’ve booked myself on to some nail courses with the hopes of starting a small mobile business. I just have a few questions if any can help?..... 1) when I register as self employed, is that from the date of my first paying customer or should I register now as I heard...
  9. K

    Return to work after lockdown while pregnant!

    Hey, Are there any other self employed pregnant stylists out there? And what are your plans on returning to work if at all at the moment? I’m 15 weeks and due in November, if I’m honest I’m a bit nervous to go back, I work in a salon and they’re preparing for opening back up with all the...
  10. E

    Returning/starting after 6 years

    Hi, I qualified as a beauty therapist about 8 years ago. I never ended up doing anything I did want start up as self employed but ended up starting a family. Now I’m a stay at home mum and I been trying to find something to do for ages but having trouble with childcare and husbands work...
  11. Z

    How to collect commission

    Hi I own a hairdressers in Stockport and have a room I have recently advertised for a self employed beauty/holistic therapist, I ideally want someone to rent the room outright each week with their own client base and obtain new clients from the salon. However I have been approached by a...
  12. E

    Waxing business vs laser business - help!

    Hi, I’m currently trying to weigh up different options for going self-employed in the future and need some advise! I’m currently experienced in waxing (facial, body, intimate etc) however don’t have any official qualifications (I was trained through the company I work for). I think to get...
  13. M

    How do I go from mobile to opening a salon?

    Hello everyone, this is my first post and I would really appreciate some friendly, professional advice... So I'm a L2&3 NVQ qualified beauty therapist and have been running my own mobile business for almost 2 years now after working 2 years in the salon (employed). I am doing extremely well, a...
  14. Carly Nelson

    Beauty room available to rent in Penkhull, stoke on trent

    Beauty room available from 23rd July. The space • A bright, newly decorated beauty room & shower room. • Shared reception room & staffroom. • Storage area • Disabled access • Parking, as well as a bus stop outside the salon. • Easy road links to Newcastle (5 mins), Hanley (8 mins) and Stoke (5...
  15. Domine

    Ireland, self employed

    I have searched the forums but can't find an answer. Is there anyone in Ireland who has gone self-employed? Did you have to register as a business/get an accountant? I'm hoping to start renting a booth or setting up at home in the next few months. I'm fully qualified in Nails/Beauty but plan to...
  16. T

    Little details about having a self employed therapist

    Hello, I have a salon in Norfolk. It is currently only me working there but I am thinking of getting someone in, part time, on a self employed basis. I have a few things that I am unsure of regarding how this would work. I understand that they are not employed by me and therefore are not...
  17. IndiaRoisin

    New make up artist, how much to charge?

    Hi all, I'm going to be doing a complete make up training course this week with The Beauty Academy and I was wondering if anyone knew what would be a good rate to charge clients after I've completed? I know some people do discounted rates so that they can build up a portfolio, is this a good...
  18. salonfrog

    Self employed check tool

    Of interest to Salon Owners, employees, and chair renters: I’ve just gone back to this HMRC tool and put some possible scenarios through it. Quite interesting results! Answer a few questions and it tells you whether the person is really self employed or actually an employee. HMRC say they’ll...
  19. E

    How do I find reliable clients for mobile eyelash extensions?

    I became qualified to do eyelashes about five months ago, and since then, I've been trying to build up a client base. I haven't really been sure where to advertise, but I have posted a lot of adverts on Facebook, although I only really seem to get any attention on my posts when I'm doing some...
  20. A

    Starting a hair extension business

    Hi all I'm hoping to gain some insight from experienced, established hair extension techs. After training in bonds 6+ years ago and solely fitting for friends/family, I've decided to try to branch out and make a living from hair extensions. I attended the LA weave course in March and did around...