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Phil Voice replied to B F's discussion Wage increase request
"This is a timely piece in the Guardian.

The three biggest reasons staff leave
The most underrated word in business is “thanks”. Since the workplace is a people environment, human gratitude for employee endeavours contributes as much to job satisfac…"
4 minutes ago
Robbie replied to Danny Luff's discussion Hourly Rate Prices...?? Do I vary from job to job or keep it consistent?
"Fraz has hit the nail on the head & as David said never break down your price. As if you do it may give the client a reason to question what you do or how fast a task was completed ect.
This year I stopped quoting on the doorstep and every quote is…"
16 minutes ago
Acacia Groundcare Hire replied to Joe Collinson's discussion Hire of mower
"We hire machinery and for it to run out of oil that quickly isn't right - pretty much the only thing the customer should have to worry about on a short hire is the fuel, but check the contract you signed.
Perhaps try to speak to someone in a manager…"
40 minutes ago
Steve London Stone replied to A D Landscapes's discussion The next step
"You don't need to know a farmer to rent some farm land.  Just go on google and find a few local farms and then drop in and pay them a visit.  Farms always have spare land, so for a farmer its money for old rope.  Our first yard was at a farm in Dork…"
43 minutes ago

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Wage increase request

I've a lad who works for me as a labourer. He's currently on minimum wage and he has asked for a wage increase. He has been with me for 8months now. He has the following attributes:GoodTimely - though last few weeks been 15 minutes late the odd…

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26 Replies · Reply by Phil Voice 4 minutes ago

Most recent posts option?

I can't see any way to go straight to unread or most recent posts here? The Toro mower thread is a great example: now that it's up to 8 pages I have to click on it, scroll to the bottom (no page options at the top which is unusual), then go to the…

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9 Replies · Reply by Gary RK 1 hour ago

Anyone building sheds?

Quite often we are asked to install concrete / slab shed bases.  Recently I've been nosey and asked customers what they are paying for their sheds and its got me wondering if this could be a 'wet day' job. Anyone already doing this?

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