Tradie Business Blog

It’s no secret the Christmas lead up is the busiest time of year for tradies. The elusive Christmas deadline, everyone wants to be in by that date. Early starts, long days, late nights. It’s so easy when you’re feeling overwhelmed and stressed to choose quick...

You’ve hired a new team member, who turns out to be a headache. From punctuality issues, lack of honesty, questionable work ethic, even a bad attitude – employee underperformance is disappointing. It’s doing your head in.   Pulling up problematic behaviour is a sticky situation for...

If you hire sub-contractors in your business, they can be a god send. Often getting you out of a tight spot or saving your bacon if you get a flood of work coming in all at once. Contractors are self-employed though and they need to...

While cloud-based job management software saves trade business owners time and money, many people are still sticking with old-school manual processes because they don’t have the headspace to make the switch. If chaos reigns in your business, it might be a good time to rethink whether...

‘The butterfly effect states that one tiny random event can have huge unforseen circumstances.” For Gill Hicks, that was one day running late for work, which led her to jump on a later tube in London. After moving to London to pursue a career, Gill was...