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    when will the price go up again ?? was on more money when i was 20 fives years ago lol almost double what im on now

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    There are some companies out there paying a fair rate. You just have to find them. You're still relatively young, and it takes years to build up a client base. Most of the tapers I know personally are in their 40's, been doing it for years, turn out quality work, and aren't letting customers take the piss with the rates. It's going to be a long time before the rates on volume housebuilders sites go up.

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    Unhappy

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    We are now pricing work @ pre recession prices,

    Due to the fact by the time we are on site Inflation will have taken it's toll

    @ Cheapest is not the best option, We have found many a contractor who is now in trouble due to

    taking the cheap route, & the subbie failing to meet his obligations.
    Milk No Sugar.

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    Got any work ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain perfect View Post

    We have found many a contractor who is now in trouble due to

    taking the cheap route, & the subbie failing to meet his obligations.
    Glad to hear it. Serves them right!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyM View Post
    Glad to hear it. Serves them right!
    We have been lucky as were on a few MoD jobs which have carried us through on a skeleton crew!


    Are you the same tony who posts on the Brickyard?

    I lurke on there a fair bit as we have a few T5's cos I am a life long dubber fan
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain perfect View Post


    Are you the same tony who posts on the Brickyard?

    n
    That's me!

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    well i am well busy at the mo, but god knows when the regular site work will get a price increase. the new work thats been priced at the mo is slightly higher than that of two years ago but when will that fillter down to the site scum such as my self is anyones guess... i know we were the first to cut price cut something tells me we wont be the first for a pay rise lol...

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    if youre on smaller money but have lots to go at work a few extra hours a day, you are garanteed to earn more

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    Quote Originally Posted by theblones View Post
    if youre on smaller money but have lots to go at work a few extra hours a day, you are garanteed to earn more
    i try not to waste one min when i am at work, or a second come to that. just get the job done and... on to the next one or even better on to a pint.. or even better still on to some sex craved young lady. either way i dont much enjoy hanging about on a building site...

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    got any work going in hants ?

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    yeah good question it feels like so long ago when we had stacks of work now your fighting tooth and nail for work and even then its not cert as soon as someone else has a cheaper rate then your out..
    fingers crossed that its turning around soon slowly seeing sites pick up

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