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I have an assistant employed for four days a week on a self employed basis. He has asked for a salary which i am happy to provide as he is very good. I currently pay him £80 per day.This works out as follows. £80 per day, £320 per week. £16640 per…

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Hi Guys,  Thanks for the help and support you have all given to me in the past few months. It's starting to pick up now but working flat out to come up with ways to get new customers now.  Just a quick question really, I've heard a very generalised…

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Harry@VWGS replied to Jonathan Parker's discussion Etesia Roller
"Haha, cheers Gary and Nick....:-)"
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Jonathan Parker replied to Jonathan Parker's discussion Etesia Roller
"Yeah I read that and was very impressed by Harry's ingenuity! I have to say though that that's not really me, i'm pretty useless at all things mechanical which is why I have an excellent mechanic. If i'm honest I've actually been very disappointed w…"
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Gary RK replied to Phil Voice's discussion Garden Maintenance and Landscaping chargeout rate calculator
"Are you an employer ?

What's your direct labour utilisation and number of staff, Adrian ?

Why do you never answer any questions about 'your' business ?"
1 hour ago
Adrian Noble replied to martin john walters's discussion just mowing for a living possible ?
"There are plenty of people doing this, but new technology could put the dampers on that service in the not too distant future. "
1 hour ago
Adrian Noble replied to Phil Voice's discussion Garden Maintenance and Landscaping chargeout rate calculator
"Using your calculator uses the same formula, and shows that anyone that is an employer has to know the amount of utilised hours and not just presume that the need to use an 8 hour day calculation.
For example (using your calculator) if you pay someo…"
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Progreen Weed Control replied to Adrian Holmes's discussion CHAFER GRUB DAMAGE
"Its not a pesticide but this is the HSE definition:
Biological pesticide: A micro-organism, including parasites or diseases, that is used to control pests weeds and diseases. Any micro-organism, including viruses, must be approved before it can be u…"
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Robbie replied to Adrian Holmes's discussion CHAFER GRUB DAMAGE
"Andy if you run out, I can point you in the direction of my supplier in the south of Ireland. As far as I'm aware merit isn't getting removed down there... (yet)"
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