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Ways You Can Prevent Tool Theft

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In the UK, a van is broken into every 23 minutes. As a result, you probably know someone who has been a victim of tool theft if you haven’t yourself. Therefore, you’ll know what a nightmare it can be. Not only do you have to pay to replace the stolen goods and repair the damage […]

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10 Ways To Market Yourself As A Gas Engineer  

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Whether you’ve recently trained as a gas engineer or you’re thinking about changing careers, something you may find daunting is how to market yourself successfully enough to make your new business venture work. Here at Options Skills, we know what a huge learning curve this can be, and so, we’ve put together our top tips […]

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Five Marketing Activities for Tradesmen

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So you might be a pro at plugging leaks, rewiring houses or fixing boilers but raw skills alone won’t make your business successful. There are other things to consider such as customer service, marketing and learning new skills. Here are five marketing activities that you should be doing to get ahead of the competition. Get […]

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Five Tips For Being A Successful Electrician

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After qualifying as an electrician, it’s time to officially enter the trades industry. Whether you work for a company or go self-employed, when you love your job, you will obviously want to keep it. To do so, you need to continually make an effort in terms of quality of work, customer service and training. Below […]

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Vocational courses in schools criticised in new Ofsted report

The standard of vocational courses currently taught in UK secondary schools is not satisfactory, according to a new Ofsted report entitled ‘Economics, Business and Enterprise Education’. Ofsted’s main issue concerns whether the current vocational courses are of a high enough standard to be considered as equivalent to GCSE’s. In Ofsted’s opinion, the answer to that […]

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Deceitful locksmith will face four years in jail

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At BBC’s Rogue Traders programme, locksmith Mark Makowski, 40, was exposed of his dishonesty to customers and will face four years in prison for overcharging them of more than hundreds of pounds. Often the work was unnecessary, and the customers who complained to him about his shoddy work either did not get a reply or were […]

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