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Established in 2003, we are the UK’s largest and longest-running aesthetic industry information site with over 800 satisfied Member clinics.

ConsultingRoom.com is perhaps the best, single way you can help build your business. At only £32 inc VAT per month or £20 for single practitioners you will get access to a whole host of features including:

Information and Education

  • Free quarterly-printed magazine.

    Access our Members-only Facebook group - A place to ask business-related questions to other aesthetic business owners.

  • Certified reception training in our online CR Academy - Generate £1000s in extra income by converting calls to consultations with call-handling and CRM training.

  • Certificated training on how to scale up your generate high-paying clinic clients on auto-pilot in the Treatment Growth Mastery course.

  • The Art of the Aesthetic Consultation, CPD-certified therapist and aesthetician training in our CR Academy - Learn strategies to earn £1000s extra by maximising rapport building and sales conversions.

  • Access an archive of CPD-certified articles and exclusive educational content in the Business Hub – An online wealth of practical advice and strategies presented by experts who have real-world experience in developing clinics in the aesthetic marketplace.

  • Access in-depth information. Including 10,000 clinical abstracts, UK legislation resources and statistics showing consumer activity.

 

Practical Services

  • Access Business Assist - A bespoke resource jointly provided by Citation PLC and ConsultingRoom.com Ltd. Citation provides best practice guidance and template documentation to assist you with legal compliance for Health & Safety, Human Resources and Employment Law.

  • New clinic business services including: Copywriting, PR, virtual PA, design and print services, clinic finance and patient plans, project management and more…

  • FREE HR and Legal advice line from Citation PLC.

  • FREE clinic management software from Sellsio.co.

  • Cosmetic Recruitment - Your tailor-made recruitment service to take the stress out of hiring qualified staff to meet the specific requirements of your aesthetic business.

  • Free classified advertising; buy or sell equipment, furniture, clinical devices or rent/lease rooms, or sell your business on cosmeticclassifieds.co.uk.

  • List your accredited training courses at a preferential rate or search events for yourself or your staff for free on cosmetictraining.co.uk.

Reputation / Brand Management

  • Ensure you have added reviews, images, videos and special offers to give potential customers more routes to find your consumer-facing profileTip: Take a few minutes to ensure your information is up-to-date.

  • In-depth treatment information pages. Improved FAQ pages to offer more specific treatment options for you to link to. Also, there are even more ways for people to find and contact your clinic.

  • Full access to your clinic stats in your Members Area to monitor performance and achieve your best ROI.

  • Increased web presence and search engine optimisation (SEO). Utilising deep links that send consumers to relevant content on your website. Tip: Check your links are up to date.

  • Visitor-generated reviews on Consulting Room can appear on ‘reviews from the web’ results for Google™ Maps search results, increasing your web presence. Tip: Make sure to add reviews to your profile. Our admin team are always on hand to help if you need them.

  • Increase your industry and consumer profile. Members that actively contribute to our blog find that their overall online profile improves positively and allows potential customers to engage with them.

  • Q&A - Engage with consumers who request treatment information in our public Q&A section. Build your reputation by showcasing your knowledge to potential customers by answering questions.

 

Impartial Help and Support

  • Free business support. If there is something you are not sure about then we are here to help!

  • Our admin team can help improve and fill in gaps in your consumer-facing profile.

 

 

Become a Member from only £20 per month including VAT for single-practitioners and £32 per month inc VAT for clinics at https://www.consultingroom.com/Partners/Register/!

Don’t Miss Out - REGISTER NOW!

Consultingroom.com Membership - It Really Is a No-Brainer!

Enhancing Regulation in the Sector

29
Feb
2024

Enhancing Regulation in the Sector

Tracey Jones, a nurse and regulation consultant providing support for professionals related to CQC, gives her views on enhancing regulation in the sector.

Meeting the Needs of Disabled Clients

27
Feb
2024

Meeting the Needs of Disabled Clients

How to make your clinic more accessible.

Unlock the Secret to Thriving in the Competitive Clinic Industry!

13
Feb
2024

Unlock the Secret to Thriving in the Competitive Clinic Industry!

This group is exclusively for clinic owners who are looking to grow profitably and predictably.

Why the Right Education Is the Future of Aesthetics

12
Feb
2024

Why the Right Education Is the Future of Aesthetics

We speak to Neil Pybis and Angela Brennan from Skin Appeal Training Academy (SATA) about why the right education is the future of aesthetics

DE|RIVE Time

01
Feb
2024

DE|RIVE Time

We find out about Aesthetic Medical Partnership’s newest launches, which combine plant-based exosomes and technology for hair regeneration treatments.

Barbie Botox

26
Jan
2024

Barbie Botox

There’s a new trend gaining popularity on TikTok and it’s called “Barbie Botox”.

Updates on the Topical Landscape of Cosmetics

20
Dec
2023

Updates on the Topical Landscape of Cosmetics

Gary Conroy provides updates on the topical landscape of cosmetics.

Hormonal Hair Growth

08
Dec
2023

Hormonal Hair Growth

Petrina Nugawela, senior aesthetic nurse practitioner (MBA Clinics) and international trainer ambassador for Lumenis, answers questions about hormones and hair

Trend Reports and Statistics From BAAPS and BCAM

04
Dec
2023

Trend Reports and Statistics From BAAPS and BCAM

We look at the recently released trend reports and statistics from BAAPS and BCAM following their annual conferences.

Four Reasons Your Facebook Ads Aren’t Working

04
Dec
2023

Four Reasons Your Facebook Ads Aren’t Working

Jemma Edwards from Delivering Demand shares four reasons your Facebook ads aren’t working...

Menopause and Nutrition

24
Nov
2023

Menopause and Nutrition

Jennifer Irvine asks: Can what you eat affect how one experiences the big change?

Workplace Wellbeing

23
Nov
2023

Workplace Wellbeing

Nick Babington on how to support the wellbeing of your staff during menopause.

Menopause and Weight Gain

27
Oct
2023

Menopause and Weight Gain

Aesthetic nurse and menopause consultant Deborah Forsythe discusses how you can support patients through menopause and weight gain.

The Power of Text Messages

18
Oct
2023

The Power of Text Messages

Marketing consultant Laura Moxham outlines how texting patients can generate immediate appointment bookings and re-engage your database.

Presentation: Solutions to Address Market Challenges

12
Apr
2022

Presentation: Solutions to Address Market Challenges

Having experienced many challenges throughout the years, I will discuss how I overcame these and continue to move forward and grow my business.

Presentation: Aesthetics - Challenges and Solutions

03
Apr
2022

Presentation: Aesthetics - Challenges and Solutions

Running an Aesthetic Clinic is not simple at the best of times! There are inherent issues that become magnified when consumer spending tightens.

Preparing Your Business for an Eventual Sale

31
Mar
2022

Preparing Your Business for an Eventual Sale

In this session I explore different aspects of making your business more saleable, and review strategies that every business owner should think of when starting their business,

Tools and Strategies You Can Use in Your Aesthetic Business

31
Mar
2022

Tools and Strategies You Can Use in Your Aesthetic Business

Some of the key principles that I've used to run various businesses over the last 20 years that you can easily implement in your own business.

Google Analytics - Web Referrals From Consulting Room

31
Mar
2022

Google Analytics - Web Referrals From Consulting Room

The number of pages visited and time on your website a lot higher than average. Find out how to track them with Consulting Room web designer, Dan Huxley.

Leases and Landlords - Stuff You Need to Know in a Recession

31
Mar
2022

Leases and Landlords - Stuff You Need to Know in a Recession

How to avoid problems with your lease and changes in terms of Commercial Property class that could bring new opportunities to the aesthetic sector.

Treatment Packages – A Powerful Repeat Revenue Strategy

31
Mar
2022

Treatment Packages – A Powerful Repeat Revenue Strategy

the multiple benefits of incorporating the simple but powerful strategy of creating treatment packages into an aesthetic clinic concept.

Webinar: How to Sell an Aesthetic Business

31
Mar
2022

Webinar: How to Sell an Aesthetic Business

Interview with Anna McCartney who has been in the aesthetic industry for 13 years and has experience managing a clinic to being the director of operations.

Top 5 Things You Must Do to Find a Long-Term Lease

30
Jan
2022

Top 5 Things You Must Do to Find a Long-Term Lease

If you have not sought the correct advice you could be sitting on a ticking time bomb that could be expensive and destroy the eventual value of your business.

Maximising the Value of Your Aesthetic Business

30
Jan
2022

Maximising the Value of Your Aesthetic Business

This presentation explores exactly what a financial director does, and how employing a Financial Director can make a dramatic short- and long-term difference.

Sustainability in Aesthetics

30
Jan
2022

Sustainability in Aesthetics

I discuss the importance of this with my daughter (who runs a skincare clinic) and reflect upon what small businesses can practically do in our industry sector.

Aesthetic Pricing Strategies - Why I Charge What I Do!

30
Jan
2022

Aesthetic Pricing Strategies - Why I Charge What I Do!

This session explores price pressures and how to overcome them in your clinic business.

Running an Event That Generates £36,000 in a Day

03
Apr
2021

Running an Event That Generates £36,000 in a Day

A detailed example of preparing for and running an event in an aesthetic clinic where over £36,000 of treatment courses were sold in just one day.

Boost Your Online Retail Sales

03
Apr
2021

Boost Your Online Retail Sales

The differences between LED technologies available today, and demonstrates the LED mask for the face.

Insurance Update and Preparing Your Business for Re-Opening

31
Mar
2021

Insurance Update and Preparing Your Business for Re-Opening

An update on the Business Interruption situation and how the insurance market will evolve post-pandemic.

Facebook Advertising for Your Aesthetic Clinic

31
Mar
2021

Facebook Advertising for Your Aesthetic Clinic

I decided to interview a provider of Facebook marketing services, and one of their customers, an aesthetic clinic owner with a background in marketing.

Aesthetic Podcast - A Different Way to Build an Audience

31
Mar
2021

Aesthetic Podcast - A Different Way to Build an Audience

Podcast content is a strategy worth exploring if you are seeking to engage with millennials who are disproportionate consumers of this content format.

Aesthetic Chatbots – Enquiries Using Response Robot

31
Mar
2021

Aesthetic Chatbots – Enquiries Using Response Robot

In this 18-minute webinar, Ron Myers discuss “Chatbots” with Jay Shah, Founder and Director of Elite Aesthetics, and Martin MacKenzie.

Consulting Room Tips - Improving Your Communication Style

31
Mar
2021

Consulting Room Tips - Improving Your Communication Style

Communicating the right messages in emails, autoresponders, phones, on your website and social media can have a positive or negative impact on your business

Saxenda Training Course Authorised by Hamilton Fraser

31
Mar
2021

Saxenda Training Course Authorised by Hamilton Fraser

Ron Myers from Consulting Room talks to a Clinical Development Manager at ECG training about Saxenda training and insurance cover.

Webinar: Content Creation and Its Role in Marketing

31
Mar
2021

Webinar: Content Creation and Its Role in Marketing

Ron Myers, Director of Consulting Room and Alan Adams, The Clinic Coach, discuss different aspects of content creation for aesthetic clinics and salons.

Consent Review and Reminder

28
Aug
2020

Consent Review and Reminder

Nice summary document on all of the financial support currently offered by the government for small businesses from our friends at the FD Centre.

Webinar: What I Have Learned Since Re-Opening My Clinic

31
Jul
2020

Webinar: What I Have Learned Since Re-Opening My Clinic

Ron Myers, Director of Consulting Room speaks to Marea Brennan-Thorns, RGN INP and owner of Qutis Clinics.

Webinar: Covid-19 and Safe Operation of Laser & IPL Clinics

03
Jul
2020

Webinar: Covid-19 and Safe Operation of Laser & IPL Clinics

Webinar: Smoke Plume, Covid-19 and Safe Operation of Laser & IPL Clinics Ron Myers from The Consulting Room Group speaks to Jon Exley and Mike Murphy.

COVID-19 and Skin Conditions Practitioners Should Know Of

01
Jul
2020

COVID-19 and Skin Conditions Practitioners Should Know Of

Ron Myers from Consulting Room talks to Dr Patrick Treacy from the Ailesbury Clinic, Ireland.

Online Training Support From Suppliers During Lockdown

15
Jun
2020

Online Training Support From Suppliers During Lockdown

These include educational events, webinars and business training forums. This document will be updated weekly.

Are You Confused About When Clinics Can or Should Reopen?

18
May
2020

Are You Confused About When Clinics Can or Should Reopen?

Practical advice for aesthetic clinic/salon owners to prepare for RELAUNCH of their business.

Coronavirus... One Month On

24
Apr
2020

Coronavirus... One Month On

In this 15-minute video, we review the advice that we sent out over a month ago and Ron discusses some of the positive things that business owners are doing.

HMRC Furlough Guidance Update From Penningtons Solicitors

17
Apr
2020

HMRC Furlough Guidance Update From Penningtons Solicitors

The attached PDF highlights in track changes where amendments have been made to the guidance so that you can see at a glance what has been changed

Financial Advice for Larger Businesses From the FD Centre

09
Apr
2020

Financial Advice for Larger Businesses From the FD Centre

The Consulting Room Group interviewed two Financial Directors from the FD Centre to answer some of the common financial questions that our Members have.

Customers to Produce Short Video Content for Their Website.

03
Apr
2020

Customers to Produce Short Video Content for Their Website.

The webinar discusses why video content creation is important today; how easy it is to produce in just a few minutes at home with your phone.

Practical Support for Our Consulting Room Members

03
Apr
2020

Practical Support for Our Consulting Room Members

We just want to say THANKYOU for the messages of support from many of our members and outline the PRACTICAL advice and support that we have for your business.

Initial Effects of Lockdown on my Aesthetic Business

31
Mar
2020

Initial Effects of Lockdown on my Aesthetic Business

Interview with Stephen Thorns who is a director and co-founder, with his wife Marea, of Qutis Advanced Skin Clinics.

Webinar: Madi Myers on Intuitive Eating and Nutrition

31
Mar
2020

Webinar: Madi Myers on Intuitive Eating and Nutrition

Ron Myers from The Consulting Room Group speaks to his daughter, Madi Myers, Registered Associate Nutritionist.

Coronavirus: Aesthetic Business 10-point Survival Plan

19
Mar
2020

Coronavirus: Aesthetic Business 10-point Survival Plan

Here are our 10 critical points that you should address now, especially if you can no longer accept customers at your clinic/salon.

Business Protection Advice

17
Mar
2020

Business Protection Advice

None of us has ever faced the types of urgent, difficult and critical decisions that we are having to make about our businesses today.

Webinar: How to Handle Pricing During a Recession

17
Feb
2020

Webinar: How to Handle Pricing During a Recession

These simple strategies, linked to easy payment options, are, in our opinion, the key to predictable, repeatable earnings if done correctly.

Should You Temperature Check Staff/Clients

14
Feb
2020

Should You Temperature Check Staff/Clients

We asked the aesthetic community to weigh in on the current discussion around whether clinics should temperature check their staff/customers.

Consulting Room Case Study: 250% Growth in Monthly Sales

31
Jan
2020

Consulting Room Case Study: 250% Growth in Monthly Sales

Roll forward 6 months and business turnover has grown from circa £5.5K in March to £14.5K in October.

How we made over £97,000 from Just 2 Events in 12 Months

03
Apr
2019

How we made over £97,000 from Just 2 Events in 12 Months

Dr Lakhani shows how she used a launch event with a carefully crafted follow up event to secure over £97,000 of treatment bookings at her clinic.

How to Sell Skincare, Supplements and Nutraceuticals

03
Apr
2019

How to Sell Skincare, Supplements and Nutraceuticals

Dr Johanna Ward, ZENii Skincare Co-Founder, she reveals her secrets to successfully selling skincare and wellness supplements in an aesthetic practice.

VAT in Aesthetics and Preparing for Making Tax Digital

03
Apr
2019

VAT in Aesthetics and Preparing for Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital has implications for all business owners in terms of how they prepare and file VAT and Tax returns.

What to do to Promote Your Clinic and Services

03
Apr
2019

What to do to Promote Your Clinic and Services

With the advent of social media, and tightening of advertising guidelines, its easy to breach rules resulting in a complaint from your competitors.

Lessons Learned from Practitioners Over 13 Years (Part 2)

03
Apr
2019

Lessons Learned from Practitioners Over 13 Years (Part 2)

Lessons Learned from Practitioners Over 13 Years

Lessons Learned from Practitioners Over 13 Years (Part 1)

03
Apr
2019

Lessons Learned from Practitioners Over 13 Years (Part 1)

Panel Debate: Growing a Successful Practice: Lessons Learned from 357 Aesthetic Practitioners Over 13 Years (Part 1).

The 5 Essentials Steps Using NLP Ethically for Best Results

03
Apr
2019

The 5 Essentials Steps Using NLP Ethically for Best Results

How to build rapport, eliciting the patient's values, how to pair the benefits you offer with the patient's values, dealing with objections and the close.

Capitalising on Today’s Wellness Trends

01
Apr
2019

Capitalising on Today’s Wellness Trends

Retail options around the concept of “intelligent supplementation” to both enhance the results of in clinic treatments alongside improving health.

Self-Regulation Options: Reviewing the Available Registers

31
Mar
2019

Self-Regulation Options: Reviewing the Available Registers

This panel debate and open discussion session will ask all the important questions so you can compare these two voluntary registers.

A New Training Tool for Aesthetic Practitioners

31
Mar
2019

A New Training Tool for Aesthetic Practitioners

The key principles of an effective consultation and sales process. Access a new and free online course, aimed at improving these core skills.

Presentation: Database Marketing

03
Apr
2018

Presentation: Database Marketing

KNOW your biggest asset – your customers! Simple strategies to make the most of your customer data.

Riding the Anxiety as a Clinic Owner

31
Mar
2018

Riding the Anxiety as a Clinic Owner

The many challenges that new and existing business face.

GDPR Compliance Overview - Is Your Business Ready?

03
Apr
2017

GDPR Compliance Overview - Is Your Business Ready?

Business owners and practitioners have a clear understanding of their obligations whilst maintaining their ability to retain and use personal data.

How Being Part of a Consumer Redress Scheme Matters!

03
Apr
2017

How Being Part of a Consumer Redress Scheme Matters!

Why complaints matter and how being part of a consumer redress scheme can increase customer satisfaction with your business.

Presentation: 2000 Ways Not to Market!

03
Apr
2017

Presentation: 2000 Ways Not to Market!

From zero clients to hundreds in 2 years, Jeff Reid, shows how they have marketed their business and the pitfalls they have encountered on the way.

Presentation: Is Your Accountant Giving You the Best Advice?

03
Apr
2017

Presentation: Is Your Accountant Giving You the Best Advice?

Presentation by Amir Sadik, KPMG Small Business Accounting Assistant Manager at Smart Ideas 2017.

Presentation: 10 Changes For Staying Competitive

03
Apr
2017

Presentation: 10 Changes For Staying Competitive

In this video, learn the 10 most essential changes you need to make in order to stay successful in this ever-changing marketplace.

Why It's Critical to Create Unique Value in Your Business

03
Apr
2017

Why It's Critical to Create Unique Value in Your Business

Our industry also faces its own unique challenges with lack of effective regulation, and price points in certain sectors declining.

What Is Branding? And Why Does It Matter?

31
Mar
2017

What Is Branding? And Why Does It Matter?

n this presentation he explains the concept of brands and branding and how it affects small businesses, in particualr aesthetic clinics.

Online Reputation - Handling Negative Reviews and More

31
Mar
2017

Online Reputation - Handling Negative Reviews and More

Expert guidance and practical solutions are sometimes needed from specialists in online reputational management.

Presentation: The Power of Free!

03
Apr
2016

Presentation: The Power of Free!

This presentation explores the benefits of using your marketing budget to bring in a carefully targeted pool of brand new clients into your business,

The Marketing Mix - How and When Do I Use It?

03
Apr
2016

The Marketing Mix - How and When Do I Use It?

In this presentation, Jayne will briefly review the marketing mix and how to use it to maximise the implementation of your business strategy.

How Well Is My Business Really Doing?

03
Apr
2016

How Well Is My Business Really Doing?

What’s the difference between 2 identical practices where one has a patient retention rate of 67% and the other a few points higher at 80%?

VAT and Cosmetic Treatments - What’s the Latest Advice?

03
Apr
2016

VAT and Cosmetic Treatments - What’s the Latest Advice?

How VAT works for Cosmetic Treatments and the Aesthetic Industry as a whole.

Video Cards - The Ultimate POS Advertising?

03
Apr
2016

Video Cards - The Ultimate POS Advertising?

The use of video cards to educate clients about your particular clinic concept, or to target the promotions of specific treatments or services that you offer.

Setting up Repeat Payments for Treatments (With GoCardless)

05
Oct
2015

Setting up Repeat Payments for Treatments (With GoCardless)

Joe Kerrigan gives you step-by-step guidance in setting up a GoCardless account, creating payment plans and tracking package payments.

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