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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

CEO

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

Content Producer

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

Content Producer

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

Content Producer

2 mins customer stories

How to build a successful electrical company

Ask, listen, then improve. That’s the advice Anthony Lack would give anyone who’s recently taken over the family trades business. It’s sound advice from someone who took hold of a 48-year-old electrical business and managed to double the number of employees, and get close to doubling revenue, in a few short years....

Katherine

Content Producer

3 mins tradie tips

Top 5 tips for hiring and managing subcontractors

If you’ve owned a trades business for any length of time, you’ve probably had your fair share of dealing with subcontractors. Also known as subbies, there are a lot of benefits to hiring the right people to help you get through a busy patch, meet the requirements of a job that’s outside your usual scope, or fill the gap when it’s hard to find quality full-time tradies....

Dan

CEO

3 mins tradie tips

How to manage job labour & materials costs

Imagine for a second that your trades business is a bucket with holes in it. The only time you make money is when the bucket overflows, so the holes have to be small enough that the bucket can still fill and overflow....

Dan

CEO

2 mins product

The Fergus Corys Supplier Integration

Take the hassle out of quoting, purchase orders and invoicing Cash flow is king when you run a small business, and processes are queen....

Cristina

Product Manager

2 mins tradie tips

Preparing for another bumper year

One of the many hard lessons I’ve learnt over my years in the trade industry is that sometimes, or many times, it is better to say “No,” to a job, rather than “Yes”....

Dan

CEO

3 mins tradie tips

Knock late timesheets on the head

Tradies and timesheets. If you manage a team of plumbers, electricians or builders you’ve probably already learnt that the two don’t always gel....

Dan

CEO

2 mins customer stories

Finding That Profit Sweet Spot

“Which jobs are our most profitable?” That’s the question operations manager Rick Jones and the team at Malady Electrical wanted to answer six months ago....

Katherine

Content Producer

3 mins tradie tips

Six numbers every Tradie business owner should know

Operating cash flow, gross margin, debt-to-equity, sales close ratio… it’s easy to get bogged down by the number of different ways you can measure the financial health of your trades or service business....

Katherine

Content Producer

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