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5 Step Plan for a Stress-less Holiday Season

Following a disruptive year featuring construction starts and stops, material shortages and rising prices, there’s no doubt that those in the trades are champing at the bit to take a much-needed break this holiday season....

Dan
Dan

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3 mins tradie tips

How your trades business can ride the wave of the recession

Recessions can be unpredictable but there are a few things you can do to ensure that your business comes out the other side thriving. Ex-Plumber and Fergus founder, Dan Pollard, outlines his “do’s and don’ts” to get your business through....

Dan
Dan

Founder

How your trades business can ride the wave of the recession
5 mins tradie tips

6 Reasons Why Electricians Should Be Using Job Management Software

You most likely encounter many challenges on a day-to-day basis. One of these challenges is the issue of time management. Running a successful electrical contracting business requires efficient and effective planning of schedules, quotes, invoices, customer jobs and more....

Dan
Dan

Founder

6 Reasons Why Electricians Should Be Using Job Management Software
3 mins tradie tips

5 Financial Habits to Get Your Business on Track

Let’s face it, tax time is never easy and many of you will be feeling the brunt of this busy and often stressful time. The added complexity of government support and stimulus packages and changing legislation to accommodate for the pandemic in 2021 / 2022, may even have caused a few more headaches than usual....

Dan
Dan

Founder

5 Financial Habits to Get Your Business on Track
5 mins Product

Benefits of Fergus’s Email Ingestion Feature

Staying organised as a trades business owner can be difficult, especially when managing a million things on a day-to-day. At Fergus, we’re big believers in helping tradies get their work done the way that works best for them....

Benefits of Fergus’s Email Ingestion Feature
8 mins Covid-19

What Tradies Need to Know About Australian State Lockdowns

Last updated: Tuesday 5th October Many states and territories around Australia are going back into lockdowns or still experiencing some level of restrictions. By now, you’d think we’d have much clearer definitions of lockdown stages, essential workers and better guidance in place, but a year and a half on, many of us are still left scratching our heads about what we can and can’t do....

What Tradies Need to Know About Australian State Lockdowns
5 mins Tradie Tips

3 Tips on Managing Difficult Employees

Team members…You wouldn’t have a business without them. But it can be really frustrating when you’ve got one or two team members who aren’t up to scratch....

3 Tips on Managing Difficult Employees
5 mins Tradie Tips

Building your trade business from the ground up

Starting a business is bloody terrifying. Whilst it’s every tradies dream to start their own business, work for themselves, then retire comfortably — few have the bravery to try....

Building your trade business from the ground up
10 mins Tradie-tips

Recap of 2020 & 2021 Forecast for Tradies in AU & NZ

Out with the old, in with the new – never has this sounded more appealing than now, with the difficult 2020 finally behind us. Let’s take a moment to review the past year and sneak a peek inside the crystal ball: what does 2021 have in store for tradies in Australia and New Zealand?...

Recap of 2020 & 2021 Forecast for Tradies in AU & NZ
5 mins Product

How to Step Up Your Online Security With 2FA

You wouldn’t leave for work in the morning without locking up your house first. You do it for the same reason you turn the key on your car, bike, or travel suitcase....

How to Step Up Your Online Security With 2FA
5 mins Product

Fergus Pay: A proven Way to Get Paid Twice as Fast

As a trades business owner, you already know that getting paid on time is crucial for cash flow. Well, it turns out, you can encourage your customers to settle their invoice sooner by giving them the option to pay by credit card....

Fergus Pay: A proven Way to Get Paid Twice as Fast
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