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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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Grant Bramble replied to Grant Bramble's discussion Filling annoying bulk bags
"Hi Alistair,
Thanks for the feedback. That's seems like a clever method, I find that the frame is at its most useful when just starting to fill a bag because of the sides falling in.
Thanks again Alistair, enjoy your Monday"
41 minutes ago
Robbie replied to martin john walters's discussion just mowing for a living possible ?
"Hey Dan
Something not related to this thread though still kind of relevant... Thanks for posting about the high lift blade for the roller Kaaz. Mine is like a different mower in the wet now :) Thanks for the tip!"
8 hours ago
Ben Carter replied to Jack Chapman's discussion Strimmers, Stones, and Windows...
"I worked for various large scale GM companies on MOD establishments, every year we would get blamed for breaking windows mainly on cars but sometimes buildings.  In my experience the guys usually knew if they were at fault.  When they weren't sure w…"
8 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to martin john walters's discussion just mowing for a living possible ?
"I wouldn't speed this machine up, it's close to jogging speed as it is. "
9 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Jack Chapman's discussion Strimmers, Stones, and Windows...
"Agree, pay out for the repair and organise it asap. 
My company has once broken a window, in 7.5 years, and it was one of my men on the machine, not me. Mower, not strimmer. I can't remember the cost, but it was a resident of a development of 600 fl…"
9 hours ago
Graeme Brown replied to Jack Chapman's discussion Strimmers, Stones, and Windows...
"I have experience of this over the years. We always pay up and get it fixed. Its easy to chap the beads out with a blunt chisel and measure the double glazed unit shop around for supply only and fit it your self. I did smash a car side window last y…"
9 hours ago
Graeme Brown replied to martin john walters's discussion just mowing for a living possible ?
"Only thing worn on mine was a front wheel bearing"
9 hours ago
Graeme Brown replied to martin john walters's discussion just mowing for a living possible ?
"I have one of those. Have used it for three years really good and fast when the grass is not growing fast at the beginning and end of the season ( I can take a full day off my time every week) but the blade needs to be razor sharp I sharpen it every…"
9 hours ago
Neil Holder is now a member of Hard Landscaping Group
11 hours ago
Jonathan Parker replied to Jonathan Parker's discussion Etesia Roller
"I'm not 100% sure Gary, but I know that part of the underside of the mower had to be cut off for it to fit and a different sized belt purchased separately too. Works now and is much quicker. The spring that assisted raising the blade level had not b…"
11 hours ago
Jonathan Parker replied to Jonathan Parker's discussion Etesia Roller
"Thanks Harry, appreciate it. I've forwarded your home made roller forum post to my mechanic for him to peruse!! We'll see how it goes"
11 hours ago
Noel Dempsey replied to martin john walters's discussion just mowing for a living possible ?
"I've been using those mowers in Ireland for almost 10 years now. Originally they were made by Klippo until Husqvarna took them over. Husqvarna only produce some of the models that Klippo used to make. I have some of them in use for over 5 years alth…"
11 hours ago
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