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Hi mate, you have any advice for arborist work in Sweden. Been living here for 3 years now. Have temporary personal number etc.

 

Originally I've been a fors paddling instructor and now back in uk doing my tree quals.

 

Ideally looking for work north of Göteborg and close to outdoor activities. Any places you could suggest?

 

Also there any good swedish arb forums?

 

Thanks!

 

Toby

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Hi mate, you have any advice for arborist work in Sweden. Been living here for 3 years now. Have temporary personal number etc.

 

Originally I've been a fors paddling instructor and now back in uk doing my tree quals.

 

Ideally looking for work north of Göteborg and close to outdoor activities. Any places you could suggest?

 

Also there any good swedish arb forums?

 

Thanks!

 

Toby

 

Have you tried Hartill, Trädexperterna or Trädspecialisterna?

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Eh up lads. Just been going through this thread as I'm working in Norway, been here a week shy of a month now. The company I'm working for pays us 250 NOK/hr which is a wicked rate compared to U.K. rates. Esp as we seem to end up doing 10-13 hour days most days. We're pretty much getting worked like dogs. The pricing on jobs is pretty wild and all over the place. Some days we get well priced stuff to go to and smash through it super quick but a lot of the time there's a lot of pressure to get underpriced jobs done with too few people. Which is a dangerous way of operating a tree firm.

 

Customers do seem to accept high rates for small jobs though so potential is there to make money and keep everyone safe and happy.

 

This is a wicked country and when the weekend comes round it feels well worth it to be here but through the week Im considering giving up tree work all together. People say it's an amazing experience but as my uncle used to say when I was a kid; 'experience is what you get when you don't get what you want'!

 

Any comments on my predicament welcomed :)

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Eh up lads. Just been going through this thread as I'm working in Norway, been here a week shy of a month now. The company I'm working for pays us 250 NOK/hr which is a wicked rate compared to U.K. rates. Esp as we seem to end up doing 10-13 hour days most days. We're pretty much getting worked like dogs. The pricing on jobs is pretty wild and all over the place. Some days we get well priced stuff to go to and smash through it super quick but a lot of the time there's a lot of pressure to get underpriced jobs done with too few people. Which is a dangerous way of operating a tree firm.

 

Customers do seem to accept high rates for small jobs though so potential is there to make money and keep everyone safe and happy.

 

This is a wicked country and when the weekend comes round it feels well worth it to be here but through the week Im considering giving up tree work all together. People say it's an amazing experience but as my uncle used to say when I was a kid; 'experience is what you get when you don't get what you want'!

 

Any comments on my predicament welcomed :)

 

Sounds like your working for Akrobat:

 

You need to be saving 30% of your earning for tax if you are,you also need to pay this every three months,as well as the 25% VAT.In addition you need to be carrying public liability insurance as well as personal medical insurance.The VAT and income Tax will need to be calculated by an accountant really.Decent Accountants start at 700Kr per hour.

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You have to have public liability insurance and private medical if you are a foreign contractor.thats after you have registerd your self on udi.if you end up in the hospital with a work related injury you will get billed otherwise.same goes if you crash a work wagon.best advice I can give is to call skattetaten tomorrow tell them your story and beleive only them.

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Eh up lads. Just been going through this thread as I'm working in Norway, been here a week shy of a month now. The company I'm working for pays us 250 NOK/hr which is a wicked rate compared to U.K. rates. Esp as we seem to end up doing 10-13 hour days most days. We're pretty much getting worked like dogs. The pricing on jobs is pretty wild and all over the place. Some days we get well priced stuff to go to and smash through it super quick but a lot of the time there's a lot of pressure to get underpriced jobs done with too few people. Which is a dangerous way of operating a tree firm.

 

Customers do seem to accept high rates for small jobs though so potential is there to make money and keep everyone safe and happy.

 

This is a wicked country and when the weekend comes round it feels well worth it to be here but through the week Im considering giving up tree work all together. People say it's an amazing experience but as my uncle used to say when I was a kid; 'experience is what you get when you don't get what you want'!

 

Any comments on my predicament welcomed :)

 

 

The grass isn't always greener? Or you can't have your cake and eat it?

Are you back working after the incident?

 

 

 

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