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Hello all My initial post was too long. If you had an email saying something like "Electrical Maintenance TS Postcode" Please read my reply...
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Hi guys. We have been asked to price for some floodlighting and this will involve a substantial amount of trench work through a field and then six...
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Hi all, Spark for 15 years, had a company for 11. I have run the company in various different fashions over the years but it’s mainly been labour...
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Afternoon, i've just been contacted by Countrywide Repairs, they're offering a contract of 350 EICR's in my area to be completed within a year. My...
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Hello Im doing work for a customer who has a few sites they want me to cover. I told them traveling time is at full rate. When talking to someone...
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We were recently called out of the blue by a number geographically at the other side of the country, by somebody requesting minor works in schools...
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Hello, I am a self-employed electrician who has carried out work for a pub/club in my area. I did not do a contract. It’s been nearly 2 years and...
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Have been in the electrical supplying business for a while and have decided to take on another venture and leave this one behind :(. Currently we...
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HI All, I am new to the forum and this is my first thread. I have a small contracting company employing 5 covering the whole of Yorkshire and...
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Anyone got any advice on what to do please? I'm owed nearly £400 for various work for a customer. The work included replacing light fittings and...
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I've just started out on my own coming into my 3rd month. The first month and half I was mega busy working 5 or 6 days every week and now I'm...
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Hi all. I’ve recently completed my apprenticeship, AM2 and 18th edition. The goal over the next few years is to work towards various other...
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I have just started paying into a private pension. I pay in £500 p/month, the government tops it up by £125, which relates to the tax. Every year...
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Renewal time. Recommendations please
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The company I last used for my company branded tops seem to have stopped trading. Who does everyone use? The last lot was ‘fruit of the loom’...
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Hi been trading as Ltd company for 13 months, decent turn over, decent client base and money in the bank. I am after a new or nearly new van (3...
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Hi there, I am currently nearing the end of my apprenticeship and I am starting to think about different routes I can go down once I'm...
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I don't see this type of query anywhere on this site - but if this is repetition, perhaps some "kind soul" will direct me to the correct site? My...
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So I'm due to do a job on Wednesday which has now been cancelled. I should be able to get another job arranged by the end of the day, that said...
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https://uk.yahoo.com/news/building-supplies-shortages-leaving-homes-172700911.html I know a few people that have been waiting months for bi-fold...
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My wife was speaking to the accountant today and apparently as of 2022 we will need to submit a tax return every 90 days so they are putting their...
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I have a pension with the NHS, but it is small and not enough. Now I am self employed its time I thought about a personal pension. I have just...
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57663112 Lack of skilled people could explain why some trades rates are approaching a grand a day ?
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So on Monday my wife had a builder / plumber round to quote for ripping out our toilet / sink unit (it’s old and falling apart) and to pull up the...
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Looks like rocking Rod might be selling his drain business https://uk.yahoo.com/finance/news/charlie-mullins-talks-100m-pimlico-105334157.html
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Hi All, Does anybody else charge more for their first hours labour than the successive hours? Im thinking of implementing this, as our work...
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Hi all, Just been approached by a women wanting an outside socket in a chalet and the job is pretty easy but am I even allowed to do it because...
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What are your preferred payment terms? This is really aimed at people who’re are supplying home owners, not Comercial contracts.
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Other than keep increasing your hourly rate how do you make each job more profitable ? I know other trades put a much bigger mark up on materials...
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I've just been reading this article Electrical contractor fined after two fell down floor hatch -...
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I was thinking of getting Chas registered and wanted to know if it's worthwhile or whether another one like constructionline is better? I would...
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Hi all not posted in a while so apologies if this has been covered elsewhere. just wondering how people are going to be affected by IR35. Im a...
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Hi All. I currently work for a large contracting firm which does not follow jib and has its own union and t&c's. The part I work for is being...
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Morning guys I am doing some new build flats that qualify for zero rate vat. So I am charging vat at zero % to the main contarctor. However I...
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Have thought of increasing hourly rate by 10% for domestic,since will still be cheaper than vat reg traders.Present rate £25/hr,based in...
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