Category: Business

Communication between professionals = business opportunities

  So next time your client comes to you and says their riding instructor said their horse isn’t shod the way it should be let’s not lose our shit. At the end of the day this is a potential business opportunity.   It’s really frustrating when you turn up to shoe your client’s horse’s and… Read more »

Late payments and how to charge for them

    Interest on late payments Interest on late paymentsLate payments create cash flow problems and can increase the risk that you will not be paid at all. Using your legal right to claim interest from late-paying customers can encourage customers to pay on time. – The statutory right to interest and compensation applies to… Read more »

Safeguarding – what you need to know

Working as farriers it important that we understand safeguarding both for adults and children. We are often surrounded by children under the age of 18 and it is very important that we take the correct protocol to ensure the safety of them and protection of us and our reputation. The Working Together to Safeguard Children… Read more »

Card payments and consumer laws

Lots of farriers now accept card payments as it’s a lot more reliable than BACS. This however means there is an additional fee generally around 1.5-2% for having this service Raising the prices of all of your products and services would be acceptable as the running cost of your business would have increased but charging… Read more »

How to write your terms and conditions

Co-authored by Clinton M. Sandvick, JD, PhD Updated: August 15, 2019. (   Terms and conditions are a set of rules and statements that possible users of your service will have to follow and agree to if they wish to use the service. Establishing terms and conditions is an important aspect of business, and any… Read more »