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8 ways to support tradies’ mental health and wellbeing

There’s a reason why aircraft safety briefings instruct you to put your own oxygen mask on first. You need to look after you. Most of us know this to be true, but when you’re running a trades business your own needs often end up at the bottom of the pile....

Jess
Jess

Trade Software Expert

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10 ways Fergus Pay will transform your cash flow

Credit card payments are a smart Tradie’s most effective cash flow tool. They’re the most effective way to get paid faster and keep your customers happy....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

10 ways Fergus Pay will transform your cash flow
2 mins Product

Introducing Fergus checklists

Implementing processes and procedures that your team have to stick to for quality control or H&S is absolutely critical to running successful trades businesses at scale, but it’s not a good use of anyone’s time constantly supervising team members day after day to make sure work is up to standard....

Introducing Fergus checklists
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Automatic SMS Schedule Reminders

A courtesy call to remind your customers what time you’ll arrive at their front door can be one of the first tasks to go out the window on a busy morning....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

Automatic SMS Schedule Reminders
2 mins tradie tips

Smart invoicing tips for smart Tradies

Think about this for a second: All the effort trade business owners put into their work, training staff, buying stock and so on basically counts for nothing until the moment you sit down to create an invoice....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

Smart invoicing tips for smart Tradies
3 mins tradie tips

The 5 Tech Tools the Modern Tradie Needs

Whether you’ve got a team of 5 or 50, organising a trade business ain’t easy. If you’re knee deep in mud or sweating in a roof full of insulation all day the last thing you want to do is come home and bust buttons on a calculator....

Robbie
Robbie

Trade Software Expert

The 5 Tech Tools the Modern Tradie Needs
2 mins customer stories

How to start a successful plumbing business

It’s not work, it’s a lifestyle. That’s according to plumber and business owner Andrew Smith. He’s two years on from setting up his first business - Watersmith Plumbing and Gas - based in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, and he hasn’t looked back....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

How to start a successful plumbing business
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Mobile Invoicing Update

We know 28 day payment terms are the norm for a lot of trade businesses out there. We get it, the monthly payment cycle is pretty standard for everyone to get paid what they’re owed and pay what they owe....

Cristina
Cristina

Product Manager

Mobile Invoicing Update
2 mins product

Plumbing World Integration

As any Tradie knows, keeping track of invoices and credits from your suppliers, and matching them to the right job, can be a nightmare....

Cristina
Cristina

Product Manager

Plumbing World Integration
2 mins product

Get paid faster with Fergus Pay

We’ve said it before - offering credit card payments means you’re going to get paid fast. Really fast. In fact, you’ll get paid four times as fast compared with not offering your customers the option of paying by credit card*....

Cristina
Cristina

Product Manager

Get paid faster with Fergus Pay
3 mins tradie tips

Effective tips on managing materials costs for trades

Managing materials is always one of the most difficult areas for a plumbing or electrical business to get a handle on. Your tradespeople are moving materials from van to van, unused stock is lying around waiting to be returned, and there’s always the odd item that goes missing....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

Effective tips on managing materials costs for trades
4 mins tradie tips

Building up to business owner burnout?

Tradies are known for working hard, long hours. Especially trade business owners, who find themselves working on the tools all day and catching up on quotes, invoices, and paperwork at night....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

Building up to business owner burnout?
3 mins tradie tips

8 Things Trade Business Owners Should Do Before The EOFY

In the days around the end of financial year it can be difficult for trades business owners to keep track of what they’ve done, what still needs to be done, and what changes to make for the new financial year....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

8 Things Trade Business Owners Should Do Before The EOFY
3 mins tradie tips

Nail Cashflow

Let’s start with a familiar story… Mark the plumber is stoked at how plump his bank account is looking. He’s had a busy month, his team has ticked off a record number of jobs, and the invoices are coming in fast....

Katherine
Katherine

Content Producer

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