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How to handle unpaid invoices & avoid late payments in the future

Regardless of the size of your business, unpaid invoices are frustrating and can quickly become more than just an inconvenience. The effects of multiple clients paying late, or in some cases, not at all, will be detrimental to the success of your business. Unpaid invoices interrupt your cash flow, which limits the amount of money…

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Electrician

Becoming a TV aerial installer

It’s never been as popular for tradespeople to add extra qualifications to their existing skillset. Doing so is helping those in the trade to take on additional jobs and make more money. Increasingly, tradespeople are finding value in discovering more about tv aerial installer skills. In this blog, we explain more about becoming an aerial…

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Trade News

How to handle unpaid invoices & avoid late payments in the future

Regardless of the size of your business, unpaid invoices are frustrating and can quickly become more than just an inconvenience. The effects of multiple clients paying late, or in some cases, not at all, will be detrimental to the success of your business. Unpaid invoices interrupt your cash flow, which limits the amount of money...

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tv aerial installer

Electrician

Becoming a TV aerial installer

It’s never been as popular for tradespeople to add extra qualifications to their existing skillset. Doing so is helping those in the trade to take on additional jobs and make more money. Increasingly, tradespeople are finding value in discovering more about tv aerial installer skills. In this blog, we explain more about becoming an aerial...

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home business energy comparison

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What’s the difference between business and home energy?

The energy market is rapidly changing, with new technology disrupting the way customers engage with their bills. While the home energy market has experienced a revolution in how customers and suppliers interact though, the business energy market has remained relatively unchanged. Business energy comparison specialists, Love Energy Savings have sought to balance this discrepancy. “We’re...

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acoustic insulator

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Soundproofing a room can be profitable work

Dealing with noise problems is becoming a real money-maker for installers. It’s no surprise, as a third of Britons say that their lives are being affected by unwanted sounds coming from next door. Whether it’s a late-night party or just a loud TV, there are several reasons why installers might benefit from becoming more educated...

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Van MOT passing the test

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The UK’s best vans for passing the MOT

When was the last time you checked your van lights or tyres? New research suggests drivers are putting themselves and others at risk because they do not carry out necessary maintenance. Dan Powell of Honest John Vans explains. Data from the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) shows one in four vans will fail the...

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win makita drill

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Win a Makita combi drill and impact driver twin pack

Regarded by many as the No. 1 power tool brand, we’re giving one lucky reader the chance to get their hands on a Makita high-power combi drill and impact driver twin kit, complete with 2 x 18V 5.0Ah LXT batteries and a rapid charger. To be in with the chance to win, just answer the...

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Insulation Installer

Becoming an insulation professional

Insulation is one of the best ways to save energy in a home. According to the Energy Saving Trust, the average three-bedroom semi-detached house could save £310 on energy bills with proper loft and cavity wall insulation. To encourage the installation of insulation, the government launched the  Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme. The scheme requires...

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The differences between a sole trader and a limited company – is it time to make the change?

Some of you may have experienced months of decision-making when it came to setting up your business. But is it time that your now established business changes to become a limited company? In this article we give you a breakdown of the key differences between being a sole trader and a limited company to help...

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Shower headset adjustment

Bathroom FittersTrade News

Are you switched on to the digital shower trend?

It’s safe to say smart technology is everywhere. Our cars are getting smarter, as are our phones, our doorbells and even our central heating systems; but what about our showers? With the high-pressure digital shower market representing fastest paced growth sector in 2018 and the modern trend looking set to continue, are you and your...

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Gas Engineer

Gas Safety Week 2019 – get involved!

Are you ready for this year’s Gas Safety Week? Taking place from the 16th – 22nd September 2019, it’s a great way of getting thousands of businesses of all shapes and sizes from across the UK working together to raise awareness of the dangers of poorly maintained gas appliances. Read on to find out more...

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