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CUT YOUR overheads

With winter approaching and energy bills on the rise, could you cut costs elsewhere in your business? The team at Beu explains how

It probably comes as no surprise that beauty salons are one of the biggest energy users out of any small business. Due to this, they are also particularly susceptible to the rising costs of energy prices, and may rightfully be nervous with the forecasted cost-of-energy increase this coming winter.

However, there are a few steps that can be taken to reduce your monthly overheads and possibly even improve the experience for your staff and customers in the process.

Upfront costs

If you have been following the news recently, we are sure you have heard advice from Government ministers to drop the subscriptions to your favourite TV and music streaming services to save money that can be put towards your heating bill.

Now, we’re not telling you to sacrifice your enjoyment, but we think a similar approach can be taken with saving on your beauty salon overheads by looking at the price you are paying for your software. Often, software is designed to attract you with a free trial or a freemium version, which, once you are stuck in the system, seems to sting you with a plethora of different commissions for online bookings, offline booking payments and necessary features.

At Beu, we like to do things a little differently. Our software was built with direct feedback from salons and beauty therapists, for salons and beauty therapists. Consequently, our business model is not designed to move clients between different premises and collect commissions. We have a straightforward pricing structure, starting from just £25 a month, with all the features you need to run a successful business.

Salon software with a difference

Beu is designed for salons with both employed and self-employed teams, and allows those with a mix of staff types to work seamlessly together. Available on both web and mobile devices, Beu allows your staff to manage appointments with complete point-of-sale functionality, available from any device. Not only does this save time for any front-of-house staff, it makes the entire salon more efficient.

Creating the best possible experience for your clients starts with creating the perfect working environment where the salon staff are happy and motivated. Beu software is designed to do just that. As well as facilitating online bookings and providing your clients with an app to manage their appointments, Beu also provides great features to the business to make it as successful and happy as possible.

Beu works with self-employed and employed staff, allowing commissions to be set independently and automatically calculated. The diary features allow you to maximise the number of bookings you can take in a day, and are flexible enough to work for all salons. Set deposits, take payment in advance, manage all your staff, process payments and much more from just £25 a month.

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This article appears in November 2022

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