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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

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Steven Mills replied to James McKay's discussion Furloughing employees because of van sharing - is it justified?
"My two guys usually share a van so having made the decision to continue working I've had to insure the one lad on my van that I usually use. Unfortunately he's only 22 and the cost for  one months insurance is £350.00."
10 minutes ago
Darren Walters replied to James McKay's discussion Furloughing employees because of van sharing - is it justified?
"We are operating a one person per vehicle policy.  It's a bit of a logistical nightmare as there usually 3 of us in the big van.  Do you need a valid reason to furlough someone? I've not looked into it yet.
Having said that, half of my wife's office…"
59 minutes ago
Charlie Manton replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"Thanks Vic. I suppose the heading below - 'Can I go out to help an elderly person' is also somewhat applicable to the current situation. Seeing that has put my mind at rest - somewhat. 😅"
1 hour ago
Charlie Manton replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"Gov.uk
I’m not worried about the risks to health as I don’t think there are any. (Or should I say that I am very concerned, yet know with the measures I will implement to protect myself and the customer, the risks are so minor as to be nonexistent).…"
1 hour ago
Adam Snow replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"I actually messaged my customers Thursday saying I had stopped but have backtracked today. I am working alone doing garden maintenance only and have furloughed my two staff for safety reasons and due to a big downturn in work.
I was out today and w…"
2 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to James McKay's discussion Furloughing employees because of van sharing - is it justified?
"Our interpretation is also that van sharing can't happen beacuse of the 2m distance rule. 
It also applies when lifting etc (so uness one person can safely do it, you can't do it at all).
Could the staff member potentially meet you on site (assuming…"
2 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to James McKay's discussion Furloughing employees because of van sharing - is it justified?
"People must be at least 2m apart at all times. So, my interpretation was van sharing a no-no and think it a perfectly valid reason for furlough."
2 hours ago
James McKay posted a discussion
Maybe this has been covered somewhere else but if it has I can't find it and can't seem to find anything online either other than guidance from a driving instructors organisation. I was wondering if anyone had got clarification on staff sharing a va…
3 hours ago
Tim Wallach replied to GaryRK's discussion Show us your.......
"that's a startling water feature added this month!"
4 hours ago
Richard Matthews replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"I work on my own all 95% of time, i have a local , as in 2 minutes walk away, landscaping job currently. I ran out of cement last Wednesday and decided to call it, customers left it up to me,they stayed in doors, but were happy for me to continue...…"
4 hours ago
Darren Walters replied to GaryRK's discussion Show us your.......
"Thank you Dan"
5 hours ago
Graham Smith’s photo was featured
This was a fabulous Project all the materials used in this picture were on sit, taken up and cleaned and re-laid. The clay pavers were in Three differnt sizes which made the a b......r to lay. The Granite sets in the foreground were laid on their si…
6 hours ago
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8 hours ago
Donna Voice replied to GaryRK's discussion Sting in the tail - self employment income scheme (Covid-19)
"I think this could also be linked to the postponement of the IR35 regulations and Ltd Company rules reagrding taxation.. He has stated that everyone should pay the correct taxation as well......... "
8 hours ago
dickyjim replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"I had stopped working but just had a couple to do this week by a few that were desperate. 2 have since text me to say they now don't think it's a good idea. I think I'll contact the others and say I think it's best I don't come. 
It's still a bit of…"
11 hours ago
John F replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"I wouldn't say its a massive overreaction Will . 
Mortuaries in Italy struggling to cope ?
I would say its a desperate attempt to stem a chain reaction to stop the virus getting a hold and get the genie back in the bottle .
 
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20 hours ago
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