Managing your interior design accounts and clients

Ref: K1D32193

Location: London

About this course

Approximately 1 in 5 new businesses fail in the UK each year. This is attributed to a variety of causes, including an absence of basic accounting knowledge, lack of administrative skills and no clear line of communication.

Course Description

Learn to set up a management system allowing access to information quickly and efficiently, keeping on top of your accounting, managing cash flow, setting up a trade account and managing clients.

This informative course is led by Evey Dunbavin-Hands, an experienced practising interior designer who aims to help ensure your business is documented and run in an organised, legal and profitable manner.

Topics Covered:

Filling systems

Accounting, VAT, Profit & Loss

Estimates, Invoices, Statements

Placing Orders

Budgeting and financial forecasting

Trade Accounts

Supplying Furniture Fixtures & Equipment

Interior Design Management systems

Managing clients.

Course outcomes:

Understanding the fundamentals of accounting and day-to-day administration require.

Managing client – understanding your client requirements, their expectations and how best to communicate to realise the best outcome.

This one-day course is the notional second in the KLC Interior Business Skills series. These Business Skills courses can be taken independently, or in any order you wish, but this is our suggested order:

Setting up Your Interior Design Business

Managing Interior Design Accounts and Clients

Interior Design Project Pricing and Contracts

Planning a Residential Build Project

Coordinating and Overseeing a Residential Build Project


This course takes place in London.

9.30am arrival. Teaching hours 10.00am - 4.00pm

Course Materials


  • All materials for this course are included in the course fee.

Additional information

9.30am arrival on the day. Teaching hours 10.00am - 4.00pm Refreshments and a delicious light lunch will be provided. While a vegetarian option is made available, we are unable to cater to specific food intolerances or food allergies.

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