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Did two jobs today and both customers took themselves off for the day right before the jobs were finished. When you bring someone in to do a job you should at least stick around to pay them or at least make arrangements for payment, not just p**soff. Does anyone have anything in their quote that states payment on completion or any think like it? Sick of waiting for money from customers, i don't take their money then make them wait for my work so why do they think its ok to take my work then make me wait for their money? 

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Yes. Any domestic work that I do I always state payment on completion of works on the quote.

 

Freelancing I invoice monthly with 7 days from date of invoice.

 

 

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Always payment on completion. If they want an invoice sending for bank transfer, will only wait 2 - 3 days before the reminder is sent.

 

In my mind there is no excuse for late payment.

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I thought it went without saying that you get paid when the jobs done, unless you say otherwise..

 

Mind you, depends on how faraway the job is for me..  if its round the corner I wouldn't give a monkeys if I got paid straight away, if I had to cross town, well I wouldn't be happy..

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4 minutes ago, Vespasian said:

I thought it went without saying that you get paid when the jobs done, unless you say otherwise..

 

Mind you, depends on how faraway the job is for me..  if its round the corner I wouldn't give a monkeys if I got paid straight away, if I had to cross town, well I wouldn't be happy..

I can see your point. Crossing Bolton, (also known as cowboy country) can be dangerous.

 

I'm just glad you don't have to go collecting your dough in Ramsbottom.

 

 

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1 minute ago, eggsarascal said:

I can see your point. Crossing Bolton, (also known as cowboy country) can be dangerous.

 

I'm just glad you don't have to go collecting your dough in Ramsbottom.

 

 

Theres nothing dangerous about crossing Bolton, whats dangerous is making me cross Bolton twice to get my money..

 

Funny story about Ramsbottom now you mention it.. I only ever did one job there and that was years ago..  the fella I did the job for said his next door neighbor wanted my address..  recound I'd cut a couple of his bushes down so as to make it easier on me to cut the customers tree down..

 

Well they were sort of in the way getting on my nerves..

 

 

 

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2 minutes ago, the village idiot said:

O.o

It's a town up that far flung north, Mr Idiot.

 

Not that sort of Ramsbottom!....

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