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The 6 Golden Rules for Managing Trade Staff

Posted by NextMinute on Feb 23, 2019 10:39:00 AM

Running a trade business can be tiring sometimes.

Not only do you have to meet the clients' expectations to reduce clashes, but you also have to do all the paperwork, admin tasks and manage your trade staff, who could be at different locations.

But the question is: can you handle the jandal?

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Topics: Employee, Job Management, Time Management, Management

4 Quickfire Tips for Small Businesses Managing Paperwork

Posted by NextMinute on Feb 2, 2019 2:42:00 PM


Your small trades business is up and running, you’ve got a decent number of employees working for you and business is growing steadily – but as your business grows, so do the demands of everyday paperwork and admin tasks.


This is a situation that many tradies find themselves in after a few years in business, and it can be increasingly difficult to keep on top this while still doing the job you love, and putting in as much time and effort as possible into your business.

We have compiled a list of a few simple tips to help you get that stack of paperwork under control and relieve a little bit of pressure, so you can put your energy back into your business and the people that work within it.

Here's how to manage paperwork at work:

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Topics: Admin, Employee, Job Management

Does Your Business Stand Out? (How to Beat the Competition)

Posted by NextMinute on Jan 31, 2019 2:33:41 PM


In a competitive marketplace where there is an abundance of trade companies for customers to sift through and choose from,  standing out in a crowd can be a difficult task to broach.

If you want your business to do well, you want to get new customers both organically and through generated leads, and be good at this.  As a start point it’s important to take a little time to figure out what your point of difference is.

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Topics: Marketing, Job Management

How to Minimise Clashes with Customers [7 Tips for Tradies]

Posted by NextMinute on Jan 9, 2019 12:57:18 PM

Here's the scene; you get a job, awesome. But before you know it the honeymoon is over and you're butting heads with your customer.  Things are not quite going to plan and the relationship is becoming strained.  This is not good for anyone, right?

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Topics: Admin, Customers, Job Management