David O’Neal had a stable job in banking, but after he was passed over for a promotion, he decided to create his own business – and now he’s raking in the money.

The father-of-two opened a hairdressers catering just to children – filled with games and car-shaped seats for their comfort.

Now, he’s bringing home £650,000 a year.

The 32-year-old, from Milton Keynes told The Sun:

I was working in retail banking, it was a very secure job and I was making £32,000 a year.

The inspiration for 'Shortcuts' came from his eleven and eight-year-old sons, who hated having their hair cut.

One of the first things he did was train, and later qualify as a barber.

I came up with the idea of just giving them a PlayStation or putting on a movie while doing the job and they loved it.

The idea behind the business was to make haircuts enjoyable to kids, and he received a £25,000 loan to make it happen.

His business is three years old, but he’s already opened nine salons – including in Bristol and Leeds – and employs 30 people.

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