When looking for a business consultant it can be hard to know where to start and so my advice would be to be specific in your search. If you have a large business dealing with many clients you are likely to need a different sort of consultant to a one-man-band business who deals with only a few clients.
Try to search for something such as ‘business consultant for hairdressers in Shropshire’ this should give you much more specific results meaning that you are more likely to find the most effective consultant for your business.
It’s also important to have an initial meeting with the consultant (which should be free of charge) to get an idea of what they are about and the sorts of services that they could offer you. You can also discuss costing and projected targets that they would expect your business to reach.
It’s always best to shop around and try to read some reviews from previous customers to get an idea of what the consultant is like to work with.