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Are apprentices as cheap as they seem?

Are apprentices as cheap as they seem?

Are apprentices as cheap as they seem? And the follow-up question — Should you charge less for their time? The short answer is NO.  And the long answer goes something like this:  It’s easy to imagine that an apprentice is cheap. You’re paying them...
Know Your Numbers (Episode 4) – Profitability

Know Your Numbers (Episode 4) – Profitability

The question here is — ‘Are you profitable?’ This is the last in a series of four videos about the numbers in your trade business you need to keep on top of to make sure your business is healthy. I’m hoping to persuade you to track them. Numbers are...
Why Being Cheap Is Bad For Your Trade Business

Why Being Cheap Is Bad For Your Trade Business

Being cheaper with your quotes doesn’t win work. If you’re worried about being cheap enough to win jobs and your focus is on your price, you’re focusing on the wrong thing. Price is important, of course. Your customers don’t want to overpay,...