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Harry@VWGS replied to mark thomas's discussion Weibang 56v
"Hey Mark, hope your good buddy, has it got a BBC? "
28 minutes ago
mark thomas posted a discussion
hi alldoes any of you run this machine if so what's wet collecting like please ?
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Peter sellers posted a discussion
Anyone has any bright ideas on cleaning a very large area of cobble stones that were laid over a 100 years ago, the gaps between the cobbles are full of compacted soil and hardcore. No weeds or moss.Pressure washing due to location impractical, the…
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Jim Murray replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"£30 takes me 25 minutes on my own £60 takes around 45 minutes "
3 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Thanks Jim.
But how long does each of those examples take you to do?
It’s all relative isn’t it?
This afternoon I did a one off job for the large country estate I do regular work for. It took me two hours. The fee was £100. Again, I would not think…"
3 hours ago
Jim Murray replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"£30 to £39 for grass cutting
A £60 job to £78"
4 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I would be interested to know what sort of prices you are working to in order to achieve a 30% increase. Give us an example of a 30% increase.
As I implied, there is no way I could increase a £240 job by 30 %. That would mean putting it up to £312.…"
4 hours ago
Jim Murray replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I put some of my prices up 30% yesterday if they stay great if they go im not bothered. 
My electric has went up over the past year by 45% my oil heating food has gone up for the house
For work fuel repair bills new equipment insurances road tax van…"
5 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
Good consistent products and excellent customer service are the two reasons why Jeremy Browne, Head Greenkeeper at the Herefordshire Golf Club, chooses to use Mansfield Sand.Established in 1896, the Herefordshire could well be the oldest club in the…
10 hours ago
John F replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I suspect those slots will be filled by neighbours ,relatives , friends etc  looking for ways to top up Thier income ."
10 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I suppose if your already comfortable and charging enough you don't have to increase , I'm going to increase some, but not all 
And also there's a few jobs I underpriced last year which I will now be able to rectify,
Hopefully it will windle out…"
11 hours ago
John F replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"A fair going rate is one which is relative to your market place . 
Current increase for me is to keep in line with inflation and not about increasing profits 
5.4% inflation is a massive increase in my area even for the well heeled customer ,…"
11 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Agreed 100%
Many of those who are going to be affected in my clients have been with me 4 to 5 years (since I started the company). They give very nice pressies at Christmas and most I think know they are getting a bargain. I now want to drop back to…"
13 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Depends on circumstances. I wanted to put my rates up in 2020 but with covid it didn't seem right. Now the cost of living etc etc gone up its time to charge more. I booked in new regular work at my new rate testing to see if it's acceptable.
One…"
21 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"5% inflation plus fuel costs and living wage increasing I think 10% is fair. Rounded to a full pound. I put up in April as I know I can readily replace any I lose and would welcome a Saturday off ! So overbooked and weather not holding me back yet. "
21 hours ago
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Cleaning cobbles

Anyone has any bright ideas on cleaning a very large area of cobble stones that were laid over a 100 years ago, the gaps between the cobbles are full of compacted soil and hardcore. No weeds or moss.Pressure washing due to location impractical, the…

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