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5 habits to adopt this coming financial year

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....

Dan
Dan

Founder

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How to get your team on-board with new systems

We all know you didn’t learn your trade in a day, it takes long hours digging foundations in the rain, sweeping up Gib dust and crawling under houses as well as copious amounts of bookwork to shape a competent Tradesperson....

How to get your team on-board with new systems
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Check out our J.A. Russell Ltd Integration

At Fergus we love coming up with ways to make life easier for our customers by building tools that make their businesses more efficient....

Elyse
Elyse

Trade Software Expert

Check out our J.A. Russell Ltd Integration
3 mins tradie tips

When to Flash Cash and When To Save It

The simple approach to managing overheads is to spend as little as possible, to keep net profit as high as it can be. Sounds nice in theory right, but the reality is sometimes you have to spend money to make money....

Dan
Dan

Founder

When to Flash Cash and When To Save It
3 mins tradie tips

Which overheads you can and can't control

If you’ve been following this series of blogs or you’ve heard me speaking at an event before, you’ll be familiar with my bucket analogy....

Dan
Dan

Founder

Which overheads you can and can't control
2 mins tradie tips

Is it time to hire an office person?

As we’ve covered in earlier blogs, invoicing daily is vital to maintaining positive cash flow and it should be one of your main priorities - because the faster you get the invoice out the door, the faster money will come back in!...

Dan
Dan

Founder

Is it time to hire an office person?
3 mins tradie tips

Check out our top 10 blogs from 2018

Check out our Top 10 Blogs of 2018 to help you start the New Year on the right foot. 10. How to quote right...

Robbie
Robbie

Trade Software Expert

Check out our top 10 blogs from 2018
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Fergus now integrates with Chesters

Imagine how much time you would save if you could shop from your favourite supplier and have supplier invoices automatically pair with their corresponding jobs?...

Cristina
Cristina

Product Manager

Fergus now integrates with Chesters
3 mins tradie tips

How to get quoting right for jobs you do often

I can’t emphasise enough how important it is to get quotes right if you intend of making a profit. On average, 30% of a trade business’s revenue comes from quoting, so if you want to grow your business and not go bankrupt you need to get it right....

Dan
Dan

Founder

How to get quoting right for jobs you do often
3 mins tradie tips

The easiest way to avoid losses on materials

Think of your business as a bucket with holes in it. Money earned from jobs fills the bucket up, while various running costs create holes that let your hard earned profit escape....

Dan
Dan

Founder

The easiest way to avoid losses on materials
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Get started with our Reece integration

Here at Fergus, we are big fans of taking all the steps we can to increase efficiency. Our supplier integrations are another way to streamline your workflow by connecting to your trade and material suppliers, this means less time on paperwork and more time for you....

Kristie
Kristie

Customer Success Specialist

Get started with our Reece integration
2 mins tradie tips

Why it's time to start charging deposits

When work is a bit slow and you’ve got a few slow-paying customers to boot, one surefire way to keep cash flow healthy is by charging deposits....

Dan
Dan

Founder

Why it's time to start charging deposits
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