Our SAFT loan has been an incredible intervention for our staff – pretty much all of them are sole breadwinners looking after extended families – without this loan they would be in very difficult circumstances. My staff and l cannot thank SAFT enough for this support.
COVID 19 has had a massive impact on business as we are dependent on interactions between therapists and clients to do treatments – that’s not something you can do online or remotely. Business pretty much dried up in the second week of March. In the last 2 weeks before lockdown we did as much as we could to keep things going including selling sanitisers and ‘home mani soak off’ packs for some of our regular clients. Our business offers nail and beauty treatments to a loyal clientele with many returning to us for bi-monthly for treatments. We also offer retail of beauty products, home fragrances, pyjamas, scarves, jewellery and other accessories.