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What insurance should a builder have?

What insurance should a builder have?

10 November 2023

If you are a builder, it is important that you consider which builders insurance, whether you are a self-employed sole trader or under contract as a freelancer.
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Pros and cons of being a contractor

Pros and cons of being a contractor

06 November 2023

If you’re working in a trade, you may be wondering whether it’s better to work as an employee or to set up on your own and sell your services as a contractor.
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Why a well-structured quote matters

Why a well-structured quote matters

31 October 2023

As a tradesperson, the quality of your work is what speaks volumes about your reputation. However, it's not just your work that potential customers will be looking at when considering hiring you for their project.
The cost of cutting back on tradesperson insurance

The cost of cutting back on tradesperson insurance

05 September 2023

Cutting back on insurance can expose tradespeople to the cost of work-related accidents at a time when few can afford any unexpected costs.
How to start a plumbing business

How to start a plumbing business

09 August 2023

A successful plumbing business can be both lucrative and rewarding. There is always a strong demand for plumbers, whether you choose to work on small domestic jobs or larger commercial projects.
Short-term van insurance for tradespeople

Short-term van insurance for tradespeople

04 July 2023

We know that life in the trades can be unpredictable. One day you're scaling rooftops, and the next, you're fixing a leaky pipe. That's why we partnered with Zixty Insurance, a short-term car and van insurance broker.
Keep more business profit with Tyl

Keep more business profit with Tyl

08 June 2023

We recognise that providing a card payment option for customers can help make running your business easier and simpler.
Poorly fitted plastic pipework costing homeowners and businesses millions in water damage

Poorly fitted plastic pipework costing homeowners and businesses millions in water damage

03 May 2023

Water damage claims increased to £368 million in Q4 2022, the highest for any quarter recorded by the Association of British Insurers.
Best apps for Trade businesses

Best apps for Trade businesses

17 April 2023

With so many different kinds of apps out there, how do you know which ones are best for your trade business?
New scrappage scheme to support expansion of London's Ultra-Low Emission Zone

New scrappage scheme to support expansion of London's Ultra-Low Emission Zone

23 January 2023

A new vehicle scrappage scheme will be launched on 30 January 2023 to help Londoners prepare for the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) across all London boroughs later in the year.

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