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....

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....



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....


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....


Content Producer

2 mins tradie tips

Tips To Get Over Fear

Growing a trade business can be terrifying. The idea always sounds great but the reality can be a bit of a sweat fest. Growth will mean you are suddenly playing with much bigger numbers than you used to....



3 mins product

Plumbing, Gas & Electrical Certifications (NZ)

Staying on top of compliance in your business is a necessary headache. We bet you’ve spent too many hours to count keeping your business up-to-date in this area....


Marketing Operations

2 mins product

Mico Purchase Order & Invoice Integration

It’s no secret that our mission at Fergus is to save tradies time and make it easier to make money. Whenever we talk about a possible new feature our first questions are “Will it save our users time?...


Product Manager

2 mins tradie tips

To Grow or Not to Grow?

Here’s the thing. I’ve been around the block a bit. I’ve owned three trades businesses, sold one for a sizeable profit, and now I own a job management software company working to streamline work processes for trade businesses....



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