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Landscape Team Leader

Were you born to lead? Ecosulis needs a team leader! Are you looking for a stimulating job where you can experience the great outdoors and have a meaningful impact on UK conservation? What better way to way to help mitigate climate change and benefit biodiversity than by overseeing a dedicated habitat creation team. As one

Landscaper

Calling all landscaping legends… Ecosulis needs habitat creators!   Are you looking for an exciting job where you can experience the great outdoors and have a meaningful impact on UK conservation? What better way to mitigate climate change and benefit wildlife than planting trees and helping to create biodiverse habitats. As the UK’s most experienced

Landscaper

Ecosulis are seeking to employ landscapers to assist with our habitat creation team in Oxford. You will need to have a good level of site safety, problem solving, ability to work in a team and, at times, supervising other sub-contractors. Working alongside a team, you will be required to undertake a variety of work including:

Landscaper

Ecosulis are seeking to employ landscapers to assist with our habitat creation team in Birmingham. You will need to have a good level of site safety, problem solving, ability to work in a team and, at times, supervising other sub-contractors. Working alongside a team, you will be required to undertake a variety of work including:

Gardener

About the role: It’s admiring your lawn before millions do the same It’s taking every opportunity to make your mark. And it’s the pride in joining a team at the heart of a world famous institution. This is what makes working for the Royal Household exceptional. The Gardens and Grounds team care for and present

Experienced Horticulturist

Experienced Horticulturist required for garden maintenance and soft landscaping. You need to be: – Passionate about gardening – Able to produce and oversee a consistently high quality finish in all the gardens we manage – A good communicator within the team and with clients – Reliable and enthusiastic – Presentable and hardworking – Have a

Landscape Gardener

We are seeking an experienced professional Landscaper to join the team. You must be confident  in all aspects of hard landscaping. You will be responsible for the setting out, build and time management of projects and for overseeing the work of junior team members. Please get in touch with your CV and portfolio, we look

Landscaping Team Leader & Support Roles Available

Hours:45 hours weekly (opportunity for time in lieu to be built up during summer months, which can be used over Christmas period) Package: £ Competitive Benefits: Holiday / Pension / Overtime (time in lieu) /ongoing training Required Education, Skills and Qualifications Experience: ·         Artificial grass installing 3 years (Required) ·         Landscaping to include setting levels,

Landscape Gardener

SJ Gardens Ltd are looking for a Skilled Landscape Gardener, SJ Gardens work within construction of new builds and development sites. We supply and install Fencing, Turfing, Planting and Patio.  In addition we supply and install play areas as well as all other aspects in and around Landscaping. Applicant must be able to work within a

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Engine emission legislation - Stage V

This passed me by completely, but new small engine emission legislation came into force on January 1st 2019. This Stage V legislation covers diesel engines used in non-road mobile machinery, such as wood chippers, stump grinders, mowers and skid steer machinery.  It seeks to limit emissions ( much like the Euro 5, 6 diesel  legislation ) currently being implemented by car & van makes and seen in practical effect with low emission zone charges in major cities. Luckily (?) for us it is not…

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Jobber 'Lite' available

I see that Jobber has revamped it's offerings a little by providing Jobber 'Lite' for one-man business at $19 pm for a single user with a 14 day free trail option. I suspect this will rekindle interest for micro-businesses as many offerings (Jobber included) were upscaling their products meaning a min $69pm entry level - which is too much ?. Excludes some of the accounting features, which may have been unecessary. Wonder who else will follow this lead to capture a key market ?

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Accounting Software For The Self-Employed

I believe that the above subject has been discussed quite frequently on this forum. I've always had an accountant carry out my tax return etc but I have to say that the costs seem to be going up considerably each year, (there often seem to be hidden extras that appear from nowhere) so I'm wondering about using QuickBooks. I just wondered if anyone else was using QuickBooks or is there anything else that you would recommend using, please? My bookkeeping is pretty straightforward really, as I…

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13 Replies · Reply by Sean Clarke 23 hours ago

Equipment Maintenance

I come from a formally trained automotive technical  background, and achieved a City & Guilds in Hydraulics - Pneumatics along the way, complimented with several years experience in various manufacturing and service industries. I'm not trying to impress, but to provide a background as to why I have a profound insight for the mechanical/electrical maintenance needs of machinery.  I run a stump grinding business for the past 20 years and still have and depend on  the original stump grinder I…

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6 Replies · Reply by Graham Taylor on Friday
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Day rate increases for garden maintenance 2019?

Hi all, with this year started im thinking of upping my day rate for new customers (existing to go up March) I do price per jobs wherever possible but some jobs (especially when your there all day every week/fortnight) they dont like price per job. Most jobs are currently charged at between £148 and £180 a day and i want to ask how feasible you all think it would be to charge maybe £195 for a day? Is this too cheeky?..anyone currently doing this or more? My cost of living is quite high where i…

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27 Replies · Reply by Tony @SM 23 hours ago
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Free-standing espalier - any ideas?

I'd like to try an ornamental espalier (non-fruit)  to border a knot garden and wondered if anyone had any tried and tested suggestions for something relatively low growing (i.e. under 6ft). I've done pyracantha, ceanothus and garrya sucessfully in other situations, but this were quite tall wall-trained specimens. Anyone got any ideas for other plants?

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Dennis & SISIS have announced an exciting new free-to-attend Groundcare Seminar which has been designed with education in mind for those involved in groundcare on a variety of sports turf topics.

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Etesia have launched two new 46cm cutting width professional pedestrian rotary mowers ahead of the 2019 season which extends their range of mowers already available on the market.

The PHTS3 is a single speed self-propelled mower, while…

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