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Nigel Skinner posted a discussion
I'm wondering how others deal with euphorbia/ spurge. Despite being gloved up and wearing eye protection, I still ended up inadvertently getting the sap in my eyes and have spent the last 3 days practically blind and bedridden. The sap is so high in…
3 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"Hi Tom, I understand the apprehension, but, really, as others say, it wasn't a problem for them. Likewise for me, in lawncare, I went vat in my second season, and had only 1 customer go. Many said well done, it shows you're doing well and doing the…"
4 hours ago
1st Garden Maintenance replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"If you just increase the customers bills by 20% you will find that you will not lose very many customers. As long as you let them know that you have had to make the increase because HMRC want their share of tax, you will find the most of your…"
4 hours ago
Jim Murray replied to Jim Murray's discussion Advice needed
"I quoted for the job it my own price will take about 4 hour £350"
4 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"Is anyone (particularly domestic garden maintenance guys and gals) on the flat rate scheme mentioned in other threads.
Pro's, con's?"
4 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Jim Murray's discussion Advice needed
"Done similar but got them to sign to say we are not liable for any costs or damages within the house 
having said that we used an electric shredder to reduce the bulk and bag up in rubble/compost bags 
you can put tarps and plastic sheeting down and…"
5 hours ago
Jim Murray posted a discussion
I have been offered a clearance job.The problem is the only way to get tools in and out and all cutting and rubbish is through the house not sure weather to do it. Its tile floors when wet it will make it slippy for us and taking dirty bags through…
5 hours ago
James replied to James's discussion Stihl Kombi rotary head
"Yes your probably right, this is happening everytime I use it. Shouldn't be happening. 
It must be pulling them out when I take it off"
5 hours ago
Tom Greener replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"Thank you for the advice, I'll let you know how I get on. Time for some decisive talks with my accountant."
5 hours ago
Tom Greener replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"Thanks Adam, when I make my decision I'll let you all know what the results are. "
5 hours ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"We had to do it maybe 10 years ago and thinking back I also had your worries but only a few even said anything about it and many of these clients are still on the books today and any new ones were on the plus vat rate anyhow."
8 hours ago
Adam replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"In summary over the years most Vat related threads on this forum seem to be filled with apprehension and business owners generally fretting about what to do, but they seem to end up with them wondering why they didn't do it sooner.
I myself am in…"
16 hours ago
Tom Greener replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"Thanks Tommy, that makes interesting reading. Muchly appreciated."
19 hours ago
Tommy replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"There is a comment by Andrew on this thread that may be of interest
https://landscapejuicenetwork.com/forum/topics/the-vat-problem"
19 hours ago
Tom Greener replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"Thanks for the input Nick, You're correct in as much as we have had a successful year and have worked hard to get to this point.  But we are in a very competitive industry with the large franchises such as Greenthumb and the like always looking to…"
20 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Tom Greener's discussion VAT
"We went VAT registered many years ago and all accepted the rise wih only one customer complaining. All of our work at th time was to domestic clients and 95% of our customers now cannot reclaim the VAT.
I explained to them that it was a measure of…"
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Euphorbia Sap ! !

I'm wondering how others deal with euphorbia/ spurge. Despite being gloved up and wearing eye protection, I still ended up inadvertently getting the sap in my eyes and have spent the last 3 days practically blind and bedridden. The sap is so high in…

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Advice needed

I have been offered a clearance job.The problem is the only way to get tools in and out and all cutting and rubbish is through the house not sure weather to do it. Its tile floors when wet it will make it slippy for us and taking dirty bags through…

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2 Replies · Reply by Jim Murray 4 hours ago
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VAT

I am just about to go over the vat threshold. I have two additional employees, My work is all business to consumer. I have a tough decision to make.  If I add VAT to my current lawn treatment costs then that is in effect a 20% increase to my…

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11 Replies · Reply by Andrew Watts 4 hours ago
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