Jump to content
Rough Hewn

What's everyone doing?

Recommended Posts

I'm a one man band, sub contracting and small contracts, bit of domestic occasionally.

I've been advised by a good mate that I should sign on universal credit.

I can't express my desire strongly enough with words not to sign on.

Self employed support is a bad joke.

Can't get through to my bank or hmrc.

As I've said in another thread, I've spent over twelve years of my life building my business up, to see it all grind to a halt in a fortnight.

What's everyone else doing?

  • Sad 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I did. Wish i hadn't now. But not struggling like many. Worst thing is deciding which track to go on next. K

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Not panicking, which I think you are to a certain extent.
 
I think you said you had no finance on your stuff, is that right?


Yeah, nearly.
Just a few hundred a month.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 minutes ago, Rough Hewn said:


Was going to go Ltd this month.

So you're a sole trader? You must have earned something?

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well as far as I can work out you can still go to work if it cannot be done from home so for me and my girlfriend it’s almost carrying on as normal,we are just as isolated in our workshop on our own as at home and as we make stuff to sell then there is always something that I want to make we are going to have a lot of stock when this is all over so if any of you are in a similar situation then I would just crack on ,the government help for self employed is a piss take and got to wait till fucking June just spent my small savings on a mill and a few other bits and bobs ,sign on for universal credit that’s a joke

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
13 minutes ago, Stubby said:

Building a Fender Telecaster . 

Good! we can go busking for a few sheckles Stubby :thumbup1:

 

Buried in the shed here, working on the mancave extension.

 

IMG_3039.thumb.JPG.0ea844c7096148204e032b81c34462d2.JPGIMG_3040.thumb.JPG.72aaba6e6702d127fd819bdc54b681d9.JPGIMG_3041.thumb.JPG.3e7bf5a7b6f1240969c48e5f9896c6f5.JPG

 

 

 

 

Edited by aspenarb
  • Like 6

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Featured Adverts

About

Arbtalk.co.uk is a hub for the arboriculture industry in the UK.  
If you're just starting out and you need business, equipment, tech or training support you're in the right place.  If you've done it, made it, got a van load of oily t-shirts and have decided to give something back by sharing your knowledge or wisdom,  then you're welcome too.
If you would like to contribute to making this industry more effective and safe then welcome.
Just like a living tree, it'll always be a work in progress.
Please have a look around, sign up, share and contribute the best you have.

See you inside.

The Arbtalk Team

Follow us

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.