Portfolio: Haylee Benton’s most recent success stories
THE SILVER FERN GROUP
The Silver Fern Group is a portfolio of hair, beauty and skin businesses. Each created to complement one another, working to achieve exceptionally high standards in client experience and interior design.
ALCHEMY & I
Mixing amazing hair with sociability. Alchemy & I is a ground-breaking blow-dry bar, bringing a new concept to market, that combines exceptional standards in colour transformation with a unique VIP client experience. A space created with some of London’s top interior designers, in its first year of business, Alchemy & I had a high net profit result and continues to grow to new locations including launching two more sites in its first year.
CECILY HYBRID SPA
The first Hybrid Spa… a mix between a luxury day spa and your typical beauty salon on the high street. Providing the ultimate location to relax and de-stress, Cecily is a heavenly utopia that is home to a team of the best therapists and beauty specialists who all boast prestigious training and experience gained in top spas, salons and colleges. Not only designed to be beautiful aesthetically, Cecily has a very high level of standards and a business model which Haylee believes makes Cecily one of the most efficient and profitable spas in the UK. Haylee has trade marked the Hybrid Spa name and is set to open more in the UK soon.
KOHA SKIN CLINIC
A luxury aesthetics clinic created for a pure and natural feel. Highly qualified staff and the latest in technology give an amazing experience and exceptional results for its clients. Designed and themed with a love of New Zealand in mind, Koha was created to turn the industry on its head with a comfortable feel and to make it accessible for all. Employing in-house Nurses & Doctors as well as top skincare experts, Koha is highly regarded in the aesthetics industry.
START UPS & PROJECTS
This is where Haylee Benton excels, creating businesses from scratch that are disruptive, smart and scalable, but always with commercial viability in mind.
A trusted resource for consumers to find beauty and wellness professionals in their area, and for professionals to market their services through an innovative rating system. Built to be the ‘TripAdvisor of the beauty industry’, PamperPad now has over 8,000 hair and beauty businesses registered on the site.
Business advice, personalised coaching and discounts on essential services for beauty and wellness professionals. Haylee has successfully coached a range of hair and beauty salons and actively works with other salon coaches around the globe.
Luxury Ladies Golf brand of clothing and accessories. Created with a range in mind that is a ‘capsule collection’ for golf clothing. Haylee’s love of golf sparked this new business. Start up in progress
Largest handcrafted, illuminated letters, prop hire and décor for weddings, events and parties in New Zealand and Australia. Start up now sold.
Flexible and affordable consulting, mentoring and business support for small and medium enterprises. Start up now sold.
Via angel Investment, syndicates and crowd funding.
An online Peer-2-Peer property crowdfunding platform that aims to solve the shortage of credit availability for developers, and provides access to high return growth opportunities for property investors.
Onedox is a digital PA for household admin. It’s helping over 16,000 families take control of their household bills. A regional finalist in The Spectator’s Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards, it’s already helping to manage £21m+ per year of household expenditure for over 54k household accounts.
Boom Cycle are putting the fun factor into getting your sweat on with the ultimate, ‘party on a bike’ experience. They now have five studios where people can escape any worries & pressures and just ‘CutLoose’.
Supporting women in business.
SheEO is a global community of women radically transforming how we finance, support, and celebrate female innovators. Haylee is an active member of the investment community.
VIRGIN START UP
Official Mentor for UK entrepreneurs to achieve their goals.
UK ANGEL INVESTOR NETWORK
Registered Angel Investor. Haylee is always on the look out to help businesses and grow her investment portfolio.
How can Haylee Benton help you?
Haylee Benton can identify problem areas of a business and help you make positive changes
- Turning salons into profitable businesses – working smarter, not harder
- Career progression – helping you to be the best version of yourself in business
- Business vision and strategy – helping you define where you are headed, and how to get there
- Marketing – understanding all of the moving parts to scale your business
- Entrepreneurship – understanding risk and reward and bringing creativity to your business model
- Financial awareness and planning – having commercial awareness and understanding how to read the numbers
- People and culture – learning that behind any business success is the people