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Vic 575 replied to Dylan's discussion Budget 2021
"It makes it a small window of opportunity for the current tax year. We will all be wanting our new gear between the first of April and the fifth of April for the invoice date to be valid for the 20/21 tax year. I am sure for most of us our machinery…"
1 hour ago
1st Garden Maintenance replied to Dylan's discussion Budget 2021
"The budget is giving you an incentive to purchase to purchase machinery and computer equipment with an extra tax reduction. 
Instead of the normal 100% purchase price being able to set against tax, as from the 1/4/21 it will be 130%.
That works like…"
2 hours ago
1st Garden Maintenance replied to Rachel's discussion New - unsure what to quote to start out, pics included
"I agree with what you say. 
We have just put all our contracts by 5% for the annual increase and we lost one customer who says they can't affrd the extra £2 a fortnight. That customer is the one we are glad to see the back of.
By increasing all our…"
2 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Able Gardens's discussion Established 6ft+ plant supplier
"You could try greenmile trees in Retford or Dtail plants in York, they both offer a wide range."
3 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Rachel's discussion New - unsure what to quote to start out, pics included
"There is a serious pitfall here. The idea that if the initial task is performed cheaply, under-priced to what it should be, that the new client will be so pleased that more work will follow. The hypothesis being that charging the first task out at…"
6 hours ago
John F replied to Rachel's discussion New - unsure what to quote to start out, pics included
"I agree Dragonwood . 
While formulas are in place to help a buisness calculate profit and loss its also important to use your instinct and not overlook potential opporunity by being too rigid over price within reason . 
A recent enquiry asking if i…"
7 hours ago
Ben Watson is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
8 hours ago
Landscape Juice replied to Dylan's discussion Budget 2021
"Overviews from small business persepctive:
Summary of the spring budget 2021 - Forum of Private Business
FSB responds to the Chancellor's Budget speech - Federation of Smal...
UK Spring Budget 2021: what it means for small businesses - Simply ...…"
9 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Ben Mallow's discussion Which brand of lawn fertiliser?
"All depends what you want/are tryin to achieve and on what scale.... Wheter you want a 'fast response fertilizer' or a slow release coated product....
 
I mix and match throughout Progreens offerings on both liquid product and granules as they are…"
18 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Ben Mallow's discussion Which brand of lawn fertiliser?
"I found it very good and easy and clean to use but find for the few extra minutes of adding the powder to a bucket of water then topping the knapsack up it's not for me worth the extra price."
18 hours ago
Dylan posted a discussion
Just wondered if anyone has had time to fully digest the latest budget and its pros and cons to us gardeners  On the face of it  seems positive if you are looking to purchase new mowers and vans etc plus I think he said a tax break for digital / IT…
18 hours ago
David Benson replied to Able Gardens's discussion Established 6ft+ plant supplier
"have a look at thorp trees to see if they do what you want
Home - Thorpe Trees"
19 hours ago
Dragonwood Landscapes replied to Rachel's discussion New - unsure what to quote to start out, pics included
"If you are trying to secure more work in another area I'd say just price it fair based on your day rate and expect to make a little less its a calculated risk. It also depends on the area, is it affluent enough to be able to afford your additional…"
19 hours ago
Able Gardens posted a discussion
Looking for wholesale nursery recommendations that have a good constant stock of established 6ft+ plants and hedges. Must be able to offer delivery to West Yorkshire. Thanks in advance
20 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Ben Mallow's discussion Which brand of lawn fertiliser?
"How was the liquid Dave? I always seem to get better results when using liquid 
The moss killer is fantastic"
20 hours ago
John F replied to Peter sellers's discussion Small cordless shears
" Hi Peter I have used the Bosch shears but found them a bit under powered to be honest for Buxus , but they were someones elses shears so i dont know what state the battery was in . Bosch is generally a great brand . 
I have the Stihl HS47 trimmer I…"
20 hours ago
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Budget 2021

Just wondered if anyone has had time to fully digest the latest budget and its pros and cons to us gardeners  On the face of it  seems positive if you are looking to purchase new mowers and vans etc plus I think he said a tax break for digital / IT…

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