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Credit Card Savings

Tanis Higell-Bowman
Are you new to taking credit and debit card payments? No problem! We take care of everything and will guide you from quote to setup and give ongoing 24/7 support. Thinking of switching supplier? We guarantee to beat your current rate with a 40% average saving, and can even help with the cost of exiting your contract early. Payment Sense are an award-winning company trusted by over 50,000 UK small businesses!

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Website:  www.paymentsense.com
Phone: 0208 2262 150
Email: tanis.hignell-bowman@paymentsense.com

Essex Signs Banners & Printing

David Wernham and Charlie Wernham
Essex Signs & Banners are a family run large format print company based in Essex. We have over 35 years combined design, technical and marketing experience ensuring our customers a priceless amount of knowledge.
We advise, design and print commercial, personal and bespoke signs and banners and our state of the art UV print technology ensures our customers receive products of the highest quality.  Our digital machine and press allow us to produce big and small runs of litho and digital print.
ESB is the sister Company to Quest Printing & Design Ltd which allows us to also provide top of the range print quickly and at a very reasonable price, making us a one-stop-shop for all your design and printing needs including:
    •    Business, Appointment and Client Rewards Cards
    •    Wall Price Lists
    •    Street signs
    •    Exhibition stands
    •    Personalised Garments and gowns
    •    Letterheads
    •    Posters
We promise 100% Efficiency, Quality and Longevity in every aspect of our products'

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Website:  www.essexsigns-banners.co.uk
Phone: 01268 988900
Email: sales@essexsigns-banners.co.uk

First Aid Courses

JON FULLER rn(mh) en(mh),
DO YOU meet your LEGAL requirements?
ARE you looking for a professional training Company?
Then FLEX Training is the one for you. Whether you are an individual or a company we can meet your needs
Our trainers are fully qualified, with 30 years’ experience and registered members of AoFA (Association of First Aiders) We offer First Aid (1 day first aid at work, emergency paediatric and refresher courses), fire awareness and basic Health & Safety training at affordable prices that meet H&S requirements

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Phone: 07966 032909
Email: jonfuller@blueyonder.co.uk

Hairdressing Business Consultant

Simon Harris
Simon Harris has a passion for hair salon business, backed by over 40 years experience at the top level. He built his award-winning ‘Headlines’ business into a four salon group employing 115 staff. And after a successful sale in 2008, he was retained by the new owners and assisted with the expansion of the group to encompass 16 salons. With huge profit-focused expertise and unrivaled industry knowledge, Simon has run a successful salon consultancy business for several years, culminating in the founding of mysalonmanager.co.
Simon’s focus now is helping salons in Salon systems, Managment Training, Salary & Commission structure. Time management. Setting realistic targets.

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Website:  www.mysalonmanager.co
Phone: 07860 651084
Email: simon@mysalonmanager.co

Pat Electrical Testing

Barry Rix
Under the law, it is a mandatory Health & Safety requirement for your place of work, to be safe, and fit for purpose of use, at all times. This includes electrical appliances used, in the day to day running of the business, or which you may have cause to use at a third party venue.You should have valid PA Testing Certification for equipment such as hair dryers, hot brushes, and straighteners, as well as for general appliances such as extension leads, kettles, microwaves or washing machines. Salon owners who neglect to comply are in breach of regulations and leave themselves open to hefty fines and compensation claims arising from an incident. Your staff, and clients in possible danger, it may jeopardize insurance cover. test history, for insurance purposes, quality accreditation, landlords compliance and extended warranties, but, most of all peace of mind - priceless!

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Website:  www.bfr-electrical.co.uk
Phone: 01245 355655 / Mob: 07715 072713
Email: barry@bfr-electrical.co.uk

Premier Design

Andy Gowers
We'll provide you with highly effective, eye-catching, bespoke design and print to keep your loyal, valued clients coming back for more, as well as captivating new customers. Whether you need a revamped or brand new logo, price lists, leaflets, adverts or appointment cards, give us a call so we can help your business grow!

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Website:  premier-design.net
Phone: 01245 363163
Email: andy@premier-design.net        

Quote123 Ltd Hairdressing Insurance

Grant Carter
At Quote 123 we have developed a bespoke salon insurance policy with one of the country’s leading insurers.  Our policy that has been specifically written to meet the needs of the hair and beauty industry - from large salons to tanning studios or nail bars, we have a fantastic policy for your salon that will give you piece of mind. and could save you a lot of money by switching to us for your hairdressing insurance and beauty salon cover.In addition to arranging insurance for your buildings, contents, fixtures & fittings, equipment, machinery and stock, insurance for your salon should include 'Public Liability' and 'Employers Liability' (if you have employees) as standard.  Whether you own a hair salon, barbers, nail bar, solarium, tattoo studio or run a training academy, make Quote123 your first and only choice for your insurance needs.With literally hundreds of different hairdressing and beauty insurance policies in the insurance market, choosing the right one to protect your business can be a "hair raising" experience. Why not get a salon owners insurance quote from us online now?

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Website:  www.quote123.co.uk
Phone: 01708 750027
Email: enquiries@quote123.co.uk

Simply Lending Solutions

Liam Atkins
Having spent over 10 years in banking at two major banks working with SME’s, I decided to start my own business in 2016 helping businesses get access to finance.  We have already helped many small and medium sized businesses get a better deal on their finance or secure new funding for property and/or growth.  We also work with individuals to secure personal mortgages no matter what their circumstances.

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Website:  www.simplylendingsolutions.co.uk
Phone: 01245 400356
Email: liam@simplysg.co.uk        

SocialBee

Cale Sinfield
Are your business profiles set up for success? Business Social Media Audit £47 Includes Facebook & Twitter. I will send you a detailed document of improvements/hints/tips on how you can improve.

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Website:  www.SocialBee1066.com
Phone: 07484 805545 / 01424 421423
Email: cale@socialbee1066.com

SRC Security Systems

Stuart Chantler
SRC Security Systems Limited are a leading security installer.  With 20 years’ experience and SSAIB accreditations, we guarantee our customers throughout Essex, London and the South-East a high-quality of service at competitive prices. We are security installers specialising in the design, installation and maintenance of security systems, including intruder alarms, Access Control, security lighting, locks and safes.

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Website:  www.srcsecuritysystems.co.uk
Phone: 01245 257941 / Mob: 07787155466
Email: stuart@srcsecuritysystems.co.uk

Vehicle One Finance

David Bradley
We search the market for the best vehicle leasing offers from all manufacturers for the consumer and business markets. All our vehicles are main dealership supplied and delivered to you with the full manufacturer warranty. We offer the full range of Contract Hire, Leasing and Hire Purchase Facilities. However you pay for your next vehicle, pay less!

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Website:  www.finance1.co.uk
Phone: 01277 284 222
Email: david@finance1.co.uk

WSS Creative

Pete Rawlings
WSS Creative have a wealth of experience in online media, and providing website design and build. Each project begins with a face to face meeting where clients provide information on who they are and the services and products provided.With the brief in hand, our comprehensive range of options will enable you to choose from a simple one-page website right through to dynamic, database-driven and bespoke e-commerce websites.

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Website:  www.wsscreative.com
Phone: 0208 2262 150
Email: pete@wsscreative.com
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