Paper is cheap and easy to distribute, but once you start paying for printers, toner, servicing and all the other related costs, paper starts to look more expensive and that’s before you [...]
1. Send invoices promptly
Research suggested that the amount of time to payment for invoices raised a week after the work is finished, doubles on average. Ideally, you would want to send your [...]
Being a tradesman is a special job, and it comes with many moments that you can only understand if you’re in the trade!
1) You think no-one in any other trade works as [...]
As featured in Electrical Contracting News (ECN) Magazine
We were pleased to be featured in the May 2016 issue of the ECN magazine. The feature was written to help electrical contracting businesses choose [...]
Emails transformed the way we communicate, and though many argued they’d soon become redundant, it is still the most popular method of business communication. However when it comes to running a business, [...]
Managing a job often takes up as much, or probably even more time, than actually doing the job itself! Whether you’re sending jobs out to your team, recording time sheets or chasing up [...]
Waiting to be paid or chasing late payments has to be one of the most difficult aspects of working in the trade. When you run a contracting business, and you have electricians [...]
Last week Chancellor George Osbourne set out the Budget 2016 to a mixed response. There were a number of big announcements and controversial changes within the benefits system, however on the face [...]
Trade industries have always employed apprentices, this has been the training ground for many of today’s industry professionals. Now, with a real skills gap across the market, have you considered an apprentice?
Following the announcement that the government will implement a series of changes to the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS), you can expect the second wave of changes on 6th April 2016. As as [...]