Posts in Managing your business
4 Mistakes made by 90% of trade businesses

In the trade business, mistakes can cost a lot of money. While you probably do a great job it’s all too easy to miss things related to administration and good business practice. This can be particularly true in areas where you don’t enjoy the work so much, such as paperwork and selling. In this article I look at some of the mistakes and omissions that can so easily be made.

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7 Insights into Rated People, MyBuilder and Checkatrade

Let’s face it, running an trade contracting business isn’t easy and you are pestered by sales people all trying to get a share of your pie. The latest are Rated People, My Builder and Checkatrade. These guys claim to help electrical contractors and other tradesmen find new jobs. Having looked at these services through both formal research and by asking around, I have an opinion to share!

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