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Vickie Robinson set up Iconic Beauty in 2012 after presenting her business plan to the Princes Trust. Read all about her extraordinary journey as a young enterprise…

Tell us about Iconic Beauty..

Vickie: “Iconic Beauty offers professional beauty treatments including waxing, gel polish, tanning, lashes and facials. I set up my company back in 2012 with help from Princes Trust and their Enterprise Programme. I created a business plan (the same as you would have to present to banks) and presented to a board from the Trust. I was also given a business mentor for my first 2 years of trading.”


Why Capital on Tap?

“I was looking to change my nail polish stock and with this comes a hefty bill! After looking online I came across Capital on Tap which was perfect for what I needed to do – it also enabled me to pay my stock off over a few months instead of outright.”

“I love how any day and time I can now look on my app to see what is outstanding and how/if I can pay a little bit more each month.”

“It has enabled me to make bigger purchases quicker when I would have normally had to save up for things. I can get treatments and products to my clients quicker.”

How has your experience with us differed from your experience getting funding from traditional banks?

“So much easier! Using a bank is a long drawn out process – Cap on Tap made it quick and efficient, especially when you do not have a lot of free time to get issues like this sorted. I love how any day and time I can now look on my app to see what is outstanding and how/if I can pay a little bit more each month.

What advice would you give fellow small business owners?

“Particularly in my field of business, there is a lot of competition and its about trying to stand out from the rest – what can make you different. Perseverance, ambition and motivation are what will make you a success – never be afraid of making mistakes as these mistakes are what will shape you and your business in the future and you will learn a lot along the way!”

Massive thanks to Vickie for taking the time to speak with us! Find out more about Iconic Beauty here:

Website: www.iconicbeauty.london

Facebook: Iconic Beauty Kent & London

Instagram: @iconic_beauty_london

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