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Old 18-06-12   #1 (permalink)
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Sub Contracting

Hi Im putting out the feelers for groundie sub-contracting works.

The set up I have is:

Myself and another groundie

Own saws, PPE, Fuels, ladders etc.

4x4 access with towing capability

Chipper

256 per day (16 per man per hour x 8 hours)

Looking to work up to 65 miles north and and south of grantham on the A1 corridor.

We are both real grafters so you will get your moneys worth.
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16 per man per hr inc vehicle and chipper!!! Are you serious? A jobbing gardener round here will get 15 for a 20min postage stamp lawn, on a round thats 45 an hour for little outlay!! Sure you have your sums right?
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16?

Sounds a bit steep to me,do you know we are in a recession?
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a 20 minute job is always going to be expensive in comparison though, economies of scale and all that.

This guy is on about subbing work, doubt he'll get any takers at that price, there cant be many companies or climbers that need to hire 2 groundies with a chipper, if they do then they cant actually be set up for treee work.

MAybe the odd freelance climber might get a private job and need some groundcrew/chipper.
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Well they could always find their own work,be a very compeditive outfit at 256 per day.

Don't you know we are in a recession?
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Its not a recessions Mike...its the new norm
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He said 4x4 with toning capability, didnt they a bike type thing you peddle?
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He said 4x4 with toning capability, didnt they a bike type thing you peddle?
Does it have a multi gym built into this 4x4??
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Hahahaha just seen that. Towing. Stupid predictive text. Anyone know how to turn it off? But then my posts would make even less sense, ok better leave it on...
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