Are you keen to lend a hand to those in need? Free Trade Day is an annual charity day providing essential trade services to people who can’t afford it due to dire financial situations. We’re taking part by doing a call out for tradies who are keen to lend a hand to their community on Thursday 29 August 2019. A typical job on Free Trade Day could see you installing or repairing essential services such…

Tenders and bids are an excellent opportunity for small businesses to grow and secure government and private contracts. Writing a winning tender or bid takes effort, organisation and access to subject matter experts (or knowledge of your own business and operations). Here are six tips to write a winning tender. Use the active voice It’s important to use the active instead of passive voice when writing your tender response. You must write with confidence and…

Tradesmen and women have built the cornerstones of our magnificent country. They’re out there day in day out doing back-breaking, sometimes dirty, always physical, skilled work. The jobs that we all rely on are being done by these very talented individuals – building us houses, buildings, fences, and roads, giving us electricity, water and gas. We absolutely can’t live without these superhumans that we call Trades People. The Better Half I am a Plumbers Wife,…

Tradie life is pretty rewarding, but it’s not just tradies who live it. Anyone in the household of a tradie goes through it too. We’ve collected some key signs that you live with a tradie below — how many of them hit the mark in your household? You Wake Up on Tradie Time It’s no secret that tradies are early risers, which is bad news for those in the house that aren’t also tradies. The…