I Made A Huge Decision

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  1. mark m

    mark m Hero
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    I ask my boy to work for me full time from September . I know it does not always work out working with family that is why it is a big decision for me he is 17 in 3 months so I have said he must pass his test then I will buy him a van pay his insurance and £12000 a year what do you think? has anybody else in the same boat worked with family ?
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    ive worked with my farther for about 6-7 years, was good, but like always there was a few run-ins! cant teach old dog new tricks etc! lol

    got to think what happens if he decides not to do it after so long? or wants to go his own way with it?

    but good louck and hope it works out well for you both! its always good to have someone that you know and can trust!
     
  3. Dodger

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    Got to be a good idea Mark, it's not like you'll be under each others feet if he's in his own van. Who can you trust more than ya own son I'd say and when the time comes to retire (obviously 40 yrs time) who better to take the reigns.
     
  4. mr shine

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    as said working separetly should help ,family and business dosent always work , if he has an interest in the work then it should go well. i worked in the family business on and off for years and there was plenty of arguements and eventually i worked elsewere .good luck with it anyway.
     
  5. OoO

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    Me and dad worked together for a few years. But we are like best friends so was easy.
     
  6. Richard

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    I think it s good idea; you’re in a position to help/teach him to make a living on his own.

    Richard
     
  7. Belfastcleaning

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    I work with my pops... And I hope when my 2 boys leave school at least 1 will want to be a window cleaner so I can retire
     
  8. shazzy692002

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    Personally i would send him to college/6 form, you spend a lot of years working, should enjoy the years you dont have to work. get as many qualifications as you can.

    you never know if the day comes and they cant do a physical job, at least then they have qualifications to fall back on.

    I would like my son to take over mine one day, but 1st i want him to complete school and further education. (learn from my mistakes).
     
  9. harunh

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    Cant beat having family running the budiness with u :)

    Atleast u know u can trust them.

    With ordinary workers u got to keep an eye on them etc

    But cant beat family , wish i had sum 1 in my family helping me
     
  10. nwcs

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    U may need the 12k just to pay his insurance lol
     
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