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    Travel payments

    Hi guys, Looking at starting a new job soon with a lad who works for himself, who used to work at my current company. Was just wondering if anyone here had/have similar experience. I thought travel time would be included but it’s not, I’ll be getting to his house for 6; get on site for 7 then...
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    Electricians Mate Looking for electrician mate job around Derbyshire - travel an hour radius - sunday-thursday

    Hello, back again, looking for some more on site experience with REGULAR work. Most recent experience working with a local napit registered electrician covering domestic and light commercial work. I have my own hand tools, testers, brand new powertools from wall chaser, sds, multitool, impact...
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    Travel time rates/ millage rates.

    Hi, Can anyone tell me the standard rates for millage and hourly rate wile traveling for a self-employed electrician. I'm thinking first half an hour of travel charge nothing then full rate for anything after that + 25p per mile ? does that sound about right?
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    Trainee looking for work, willing to travel and stay away Nationwide. Based in Suffolk

    I have been working in a maintenance/ customer service role for several years and am saving to start my 2365 level 2 soon. My current job ends on the 30th of June so I am now starting to look for companies or individuals who would be willing to take me on full time. Willing to leave sooner for...
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    Maintenance Man Needed

    Hi All, We are looking to expand our small business and need an experienced all rounder . Doesn't need to be an electrician ,but must be able to think on their feet, not fussed at what they do. We can be doing anything from fixing pipe leaks,replacing taps,light fittings,unblocking sinks etc...
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    Working away rates

    Been offered 2 trips to the continent with a firm I subby to installing and commissioning some plant that's been shipped over from a local factory that's closing, all the travel, food and digs are been covered by the client and I've been told to name my price for going over, I've got an idea of...
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    Where's the best area of uk to pick up steady work ??????

    OK AS YOU PROB GUESSED IM NEW TO THIS FORUM , IM A QUALIFIED IRISH SPARK NOW 7 YEARS POST APPRENTICESHIP OBVIOUSLY ! I WILL BE MOVING TO THE U.K IN NEXT WEEK OR SO IN SEARCH FOR WORK ! I AM AWARE OF DIFFERENCES IN SAFE PASS AND I WILL NEED A NATIONAL INSURANCE NUMBER . MY MAIN QUESTION IS WHERE...
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    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) ECA registered Jib ect

    Hi all the firm i work for are ECA registered and abide by the Jib.I have a JIB level 2 trainee electrical ecs card .question is when i travel to and back from site in a company van i get paid jib rates for the travelling can any one tell me how it is worked out i have looked at the jib site and...
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    Working hours and working away

    Hey Everyone I run an electrical company with my business partner and we are moving forward farily rapidly at the moment. We currentyl have a mixture of subcontractor's and employees approx. 8. We would like to have everyone employed. I am looking for some advice on the following subjects...
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    2.5 hr PIR

    Easiest PIR today what was basicaly a BIG shed 8mX4m no water no gas no other earthing required 1 ring 3 sockets 1 radial socket 1 socket 1 light 2 lights DNO fuse removed TWe dropped from loft in PVC tubing 3way 3036 C.U old porcilain MEM one all 15a fuse wire 2.5hrs including the...
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    possible to change to a US socket?

    We're wondering if it's possible for an electrician to change our UK socket to a US socket, as we have a lot of devices from the states and don't wish to have dozens of adaptors around the house. Any information would be helpful. Thanks.
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    No work out there

    Hi all Ive just been reading some posts and seen a load of comments about there being no work out there. In the city of London there is load of work going on ive had a few weeks where ive worked 7days a week. Also theres agencys that can you find you work i think you just gotta no where to...
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    Total Trade Services - Wales

    Just wondering if anyone has heard of total trade services? anyone worked for them or with them? good or bad experience? cheers
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    tax and subsistance

    hi peeps ive been self employed for a year now,just completed my first year books ect what i want to know is how much can i clam for subsistance,how far from home do i need to be,ive been told its 20 quid a day if im working more than 15 miles away but i cant seem to find and info. any help...
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    weekend work

    To be more competitive on prices my boss has stopped paying everyone travel time (as many firms did along time ago). We all got a rise to the jib rates of pay but this left us out of pocket about £40 a week (but we still have a job so its ok) we used to get time and a half on Saturdays all day...
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