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Steven Whitaker replied to Steven Whitaker's discussion Maintenance Round up for grabs in Leeds!
"Ok so I'm starting to wish I never put this up.
I've had one member giving me a load of abuse and trying to advise me on how I should change my business rather than give up, and another who wants me to do all the chasing.
Let's just get one thing cl…"
7 minutes ago
James Brett replied to Gary RK's discussion What Camera ?
"Gary, how you getting on with it?

Currently looking at upgrading the bridge camera, although good it's starting to be a little fiddly for what I am trying to do. I'm looking at Nikon d3300 and d5300 or the canon 100d and 700d. Played with all of th…"
12 minutes ago
Landscape Juice posted a blog post
It was billed as a miraculous no-strings-attached gift to London, a fairytale forest on a bridge that would be entirely paid for by private sponsors. But this sparkling new “tiara on the head of our fabulous city,” as Joanna Lumley, cheerleader for…
14 minutes ago
James Brett replied to Andy Spence's discussion First cut of the season
"In Essex I had a cut the second week of January, there have been tidy up cuts on various sites, but nothing serious. First cuts are strange as the weather has been changing so much."
20 minutes ago
Colin Hunt replied to Roger's discussion Cooling off law question
"I suppose this is the brave new world we live in, but I have never felt the need to have T's & C's for private customers. In almost 40 years of trading, we have never been let down, preferring friendly dialog.  I have always had the feeling that if…"
3 hours ago
Andrew Bentley replied to Ian Parkes's discussion akwardness of cleints
"For maintenance clients I use hourly rates but what I've found works is to have a basic 'visit charge' which covers up to the first 2 hours. "Up to...." not you will always get.....!
Most of my small clients pay this visit charge and no extra hours.…"
3 hours ago
Roger replied to Roger's discussion Cooling off law question
"I would certainly consider enforcing a contract, although depending on how much it would cost to enforce it goes some way into the reasoning of enforcing it or not so i see your point. However a written contract even for the smaller jobs is not alwa…"
8 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Roger's discussion Cooling off law question
"I would follow the above as its linked from a .gov website.
Think about the value of the contracts and what it's costing you in the beginning. For example if it's a £5000 patio and you need to spend £2500 then you need a watertight contract, on the…"
9 hours ago

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Cooling off law question

Hi all, ive made a few posts recently as im considering starting up again part time this summer; last year I tried but it didnt really get going with any momentum. Anyhow im in the process of writing up some t&c's and have come across the cooling…

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