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Gary RK replied to Ian Kenyon's discussion Finding staff - where?
7 minutes ago
Andy replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"Fully qualified. It’s a blanket statement. Isn’t it? 
I have qualifications for spraying, chainsaw, driving etc etc but that doesn’t, in my view make me fully qualified. 
Is a professor of horticulture any better at my job? Is he/she ‘fully qualifie…"
14 minutes ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"From Oxcford dictionary: "1.1 Competent or knowledgeable to do something; capable.""
2 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Richard Gadsby's discussion Heat:)
"It’s surprising how much it’s possible to miss the rain! My boys went and stood outside in it just to feel it again!
ive prepared myself for no rain ( worth talking about)until September.
it will come in the end.
one thing I’ve made clear to clients…"
2 hours ago
Jim Gibbon replied to Richard Gadsby's discussion Heat:)
"Still no rain in my part of Norfolk. A bare root hedge I put in last Autumn is starting to suffer now, spent 2 hours watering it yesterday!"
3 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Richard Gadsby's discussion Heat:)
"Update! It rained for the first time in 7 weeks last night:) it lasted a while 5 minutes:(
it was at 730pm so the ground was still red hot so it evaporated almost instantly, next “chance” of rain is next Friday it seems!"
3 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Gary RK's discussion “Fully Insured”
"A client's lack of insurance doesen't diminish their responibilty toward you.
I'd be sure a contractor could sue if they tripped over a wobbly paving slab, for example.
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3 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Not to be trusted with sharp tools? Change in the law banning home delivery.
"I’m not sure what point you are making? Ban them too? Or that people still use them?
its probably just me re knife blocks I like to have one big chopping board and one knife on it and nothing else on the worktops unless it’s actually being used. Tha…"
11 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Not to be trusted with sharp tools? Change in the law banning home delivery.
"This year I have been to a home show at the Genting Arena, previously known as the NEC and also the Royal Three Counties Show at Malvern, there were a significant number of kitchen knife stalls at both with sets in blocks to stand on kitchen worktop…"
12 hours ago
Craig Flatters replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Not to be trusted with sharp tools? Change in the law banning home delivery.
"+1"
14 hours ago
Graeme Brown replied to Ian Kenyon's discussion Finding staff - where?
"I just got a good guy on the job centre website experienced former tree surgeon and a hard worker. I did have to sift through a number of weardos and un employable who seem to apply to show they are looking for work but the two interviewees were bot…"
16 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Not to be trusted with sharp tools? Change in the law banning home delivery.
"Do people still have knife blocks on display? Thought that was a bit 80s!
besides that and the fact that knife crime is terrible and shouldn’t happen and should have far greater punishment (not 6 months in prison and let out to so it again until the…"
16 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Gary RK's discussion “Fully Insured”
"While you’re at it, when people ask to see my insurance before I work on their premises should I ask to see their insurance even if they are private home owners, to ensure I am covered if they are responsible for an incident and they do have insuran…"
16 hours ago
John Fulton replied to Gary RK's discussion “Fully Insured”
"It's a term that always worries me because i feel it can be twisted to imply negligence on the contractors part in any event and invalidate any claim , every activity in practice today seems to require some sort of risk assessment to be in place sin…"
18 hours ago
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