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Dan Frazer Gardening replied to John Evans's discussion Employee breaks a window strimming-who pays?
"There's also the fact that there should not be stones on the grass and that is the client's responsibility. 
I wouldn't dream of trying to force a near minimum wage employee to pay that amount for an accident, especially where they apear to have bee…"
2 hours ago
James Boardman posted a discussion
Hi, apologies as I know this question comes up quite a lot but I'm looking for recommendations for a mower that can deal with wet or longer grass . I already have the non pro Weibang roller which is good at collecting but weighs a ton, a small Honda…
2 hours ago
Andrew holt replied to Andrew holt's discussion mulching blades a d collecting grass?
"thanks for that, I'll get one ordered."
5 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to John Evans's discussion Employee breaks a window strimming-who pays?
"I have been in this situation as a subbie and the contracor and myself went halves but if it is an employee the employer is responsible for his actions and if he was working to the employers instruction and its an accident should bear the cost."
5 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to John Evans's discussion Employee breaks a window strimming-who pays?
"Im surprised £400 is worth it on insurance. The employer should pay imo."
6 hours ago
Richard Walton and Alex joined Landscape Juice Network
8 hours ago
mark thomas replied to Andrew holt's discussion mulching blades a d collecting grass?
"As Adam has mentioned the mulching blade is 2 blades stuck on top of each other like a fang....I currently use one now when mulching complete with the mulch plug...tried to collect with it and does not work...you'll be fine when you get a standard b…"
8 hours ago
Jim Gibbon replied to Gary RK's discussion Did you know stress is the 2nd greatest cause of occupational ill heath ?
"Thanks for that Gary, really nice to see organisations supporting mental health for their staff. It's not pleasant when a morale becomes toxic in a workplace."
8 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Andrew holt's discussion mulching blades a d collecting grass?
"Mulching blades are generally not designed to collect, they have a different profile with no lift wing. I had a Viking years ago that ran as a dedicated mulcher with from memory a kind of 'fanged' blade for mulching (which it was extremely good at!)…"
9 hours ago
Andrew holt posted a discussion
just bought a used viking mb 655 gm, i bought it as i know vikings are very good at filling the grass box to the brim, and good in the wet. i first used it yesterday, in the dry, and its grass collecting abilities where shite! all the grass just col…
11 hours ago
Neal Barker @ Etesia uk replied to Robert Lunt's discussion Mobile data recording
"joist is a good app for mobile estimation and invoicing, get it set up and you can email an invoice directly there and then (or estimate) and it saves everything and will link up to quickbooks to.
take a little time to set it up with day rates / hou…"
12 hours ago
John F replied to Gary RK's discussion Did you know stress is the 2nd greatest cause of occupational ill heath ?
"Yes in total agreement , An important post which hopefully can be highlighted and at members fingertips and easy to locate . 
From my personal experience it doesn't take much to trigger work stress and for things to fall apart rapidly if left unaddr…"
16 hours ago
Gary RK replied to John Evans's discussion Employee breaks a window strimming-who pays?
"Employer should recompense householder either directly or via their PL policy.
We’ve been in this situation and for normal windows etc it is more cost effective to pay than to claim.
Unless employer can prove negligence of employee, the business sho…"
16 hours ago
John Evans posted a discussion
I've recently come across this dilemma and wondered what people do. An employee broke a window strimming, whilst following instructions to work in an anti-clockwise direction and keep revs low (ie. it was an accident). The employer has said that the…
17 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Advice on installing a row of pleached trees level on a slope
"The simplest approach is to slide another row of gravel boards in under the fence panels, this would lift the panels up above the tops of the posts and raise the fence line, so may not be a welcome suggestion, but would allow you to raise the edge o…"
yesterday
Tim Wallach replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Advice on installing a row of pleached trees level on a slope
"If I start the unhelpful comments...
If you got a 1.2m clear stem and an approx 1.2mx1.2m square head, and so planted approx 20 trees (looks like you have 13 x 1.8 m  panels) that is seriously expensive (20@£150).  And it would only be 2.4m (8ft hig…"
yesterday
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Hi, apologies as I know this question comes up quite a lot but I'm looking for recommendations for a mower that can deal with wet or longer grass . I already have the non pro Weibang roller which is good at collecting but weighs a ton, a small Honda…

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