Tradesman News

  • Keeping Your Tools Safe

    Apr 20, 2017
    The use of tools has set the human species apart for millions of years and has snowballed our evolution into the modern age of computers, motorised vehicles, and skyscrapers. It is only relatively recent that other members of the ape family have been discovered using tools as well.
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  • The Art of Dry Stone Walling

    Apr 07, 2017
    Dry stone walling can be traced back for three and a half millennia to the Iron Age, according to the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain (DSWA).
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  • Electricians: Have You Got A Loose Connection?

    Mar 31, 2017
    It's not uncommon knowledge that loose connections can cause overheating and even start a fire, says David Holloway, Product Manager at Europa Components, speaking to Professional Electrician & Installer.
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  • Becoming a Self Employed Tradesman

    Feb 15, 2017
    The sole trader route is the easiest and most common way to set up as self employed tradesman. All you need to do is register with HMRC, and then keep a record of all income and expenses, complete an annual Self-Assessment tax return, and pay your income tax and national insurance contributions...
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  • Tradesman Public Liability Insurance - who needs it?

    Feb 10, 2017
    The self employed tradesman tends to find themselves at different customer sites and properties throughout the day's work. Tradesman Public Liability Insurance provides you with protection against costs of damaging someone's property or causing someone an injury whilst providing your services...
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