"My immediate reaction was "What's in it for Natwest?" as they need to have a reason.
If you use an Accountant you might want to use something that they favour - so it is easy for them to do any year end account processing for you, without incurring…"
"Cheers David. Yes checked last might and 2m at back is correct.
However I did not highlight very well but I am building a pergola with slatted screen attached to back posts and want to run continuation of slatted screen at high level across the…"
"its usualy 1mt at the front and 2mt at the back that includes any trelesing on top anything higher needs planing
if the property is listed or in a conservation area you will need planing for any work you intend doing including fencing "
"So have you sketched out a definite way forward?
Do you want to be a contractor who does all the work that estate agents may throw at you or do you want to be more specialist like Vic and cherrypick the work by being better equipped than your…"
What are the legal and planning issues around putting slatted screens above the top of the fenceline on seperate posts to the fence.I've seen it done a lot on pinterestTo be clear - slatted screen only attached to posts above the height of the fence…
"Going back to the original post, estate agents often want clearance jobs done rather than regular maintenance on some properties.
That puts you into competition with contractors other than gardeners and grounds maintenance contractors.
Back at the…"
"the way I look at it is that those introductions are Leads, rather than Sales, there is a difference, the previous gardener has been paid for the work they have done,there is still on going hard work left to do rather than scooping up some kind of…"
Your right about the not getting paid and just becoming a credit service. I used to be a manager for a few of the national GM compainies and getting the money from firms was the hardest part of the job. 60 days often used to get streched to…"
I currently have a very good gardening round in N.Wilts but may be relocating further west and want to diversify a bit so it's interesting to know the sort of charges for that Lind of work.
I appreciate you sharing.
"Commercial grass cutting is between £60 and £80 p/h.
Occasionally a little more.
But that is only time actually on site. It doesn’t include travel, time taken at the fuel station, loading and unloading at each end of the day or nipping back to…"
"I don’t know what £5m of PL costs, but my £1m of PL which includes sub-contractor cover as well costs me £68 per year. I reckon if Chatsworth and the local council think that £1m is enough then it probably is."
"With great respect 5mil of pl is quite cheap do you might as well have then you would be eligible for other contracts and quite frankly if your not turning over at 100 k pa then it's not worth doing
you do learn through mistakes and many years you…"