Honesty is the best policy!

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  1. jamiesmack

    jamiesmack Active Member
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    Did a lovely little job this morning, gutter clear and f/s/g clean. Nice old lady customer, plenty of coffees etc.

    Handed her her invoice as I was leaving (£80), she says hang on, I'l get you cash. she hands it over, I pick up the rest of my gear and off to the van.

    As I was putting the money away, I thought this seems a lot. I counted it up and there was £300 quid there :eek:.

    I went back to the door, and she said yes that's right, £280 for the work and £20 for a christmas drink :eek::rofl: She had mis-read the £ for a 2.

    She insisted that I took £100 in the end. Her son has just phoned me up, he's sent me £50 by paypal as a thank you and I'm doing his gutters f/s/g next week :D
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    Like it, your name will get around for being honest and a good worker and more work will come of it.
     
  3. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Good on you, now sit back and wait till you quote the next £80 job and they pay you £18! :p
     
  4. Jake

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    Respect,

    You reap what you sow,

    Good on ya!
     
  5. jamiesmack

    jamiesmack Active Member
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    I'm still laughing that the sweet old dear was going to tip £20 even if it was £280 for a mornings work!
     
  6. Posh

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    Lovely story

    Well done
     
  7. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Well done mate
    I realised someone paid me £60 online , twice - it was over 6 weeks ago - he drives a Bentley so could have left it
    But I told him . He was pleased and an sure he will remember that in future
    Hopefully !
     
  8. SkulBlaker

    SkulBlaker Well-Known Member
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    Nice one mate, these things always make your name get around quick as an honest and decent person. More work for you in the long term and you've probably saved the old dears xmas. Good on you!
     
  9. steve garwood

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    Nice story, good to see there's still some honest people out there
     
  10. Gav

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    Just shows honesty does pay. Good on ya
     
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