Possibly Buying A Small Round

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  1. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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  2. Honestcleaning

    Honestcleaning Well-Known Member
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    Did he say why he wants to sell in.

    In my experience, people sell off the cr@p they dont want.....

    If he wants £100 for it just do it. If he wants £1000 for it, id politely move on......

    Is it going to be more hassle than its worth? Could you take it o and then just sub it to a guy, or get a young lad on it?

    If its a full round, id buy it then take someone one to cover it and just take the money......
     
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    Hes putting his business through the books. Hes got 8 workes all are working on the side. Hes sacking most of them. Selling some of the round then putting the people that left through the books
     
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    It will be well more than 100 thats for sure lol
     
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    To me that doesnt stack up. If you have 8 lads, why would you possibly sell a round and sack them? Its a risk mate, but wouldnt be for me. If he's got 8 blokes.... what's to stop any one of them going and knocking on the doors once he's sacked them! and saying "hello i used to clean your windows before that tos*er sacke me, but now ive set up on my own..... can i do the work?" - Then youve paid for work and he'll take it for nowt......

    The only ay to do it is to get all his current cleaners to sign a restricted practice document which says they cannot canvass for work within two years of it being sold to you.

    I have these clauses in all of my workers contracts anyway, so they can't stiff me!
     
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    I know all of his workers, 3 of which are friends. Ive known the guy for over 4 years.. He selling part of his round becasue he cant afford to have 8 full time employees. Hes only paying them 35.00 - 37.50 a shift just now.
     
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    Buy the round and take on one of his men. The round gotta be worth more than £35 a day!!!!
     
  8. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    There all useless, well not up to my standard anyway. They never turn up, or are still ruff from the weekend. The do a poor job too. Sill are left dripping andthey hardly scrim. Its like a friday job but every day. If you know what I mean lol

    I just want about 500 quids worth of work from him.
     
  9. harunh

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    mk people usually do sell their **** off. taht why i never wanted to buy a round.......

    But if u really want to go for it and u feel comfortable then go for it mate :) just make sure its genuine :)
     
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    Yeah I know, The lowest prices he as is where i live 3.30. That is ****. I have a feeling thats what he wants to sell me. He has said a few other locations which I have checked out, houses are bigger and private so im assuming the prices are better. I wont know til have a look over his books. Im not in any rush, Im happy with what I have now. I do want more work but dont need it. So I can be choosey.

    Ive paid for 2 rounds so far, low amounts, One was pure rullocks so sold it, made (1.2k profit) I bought another, it made 345 pounds a month. I paid 800. Its the best part of my round! can make an easy 20+ per hour. This is the only part of my round that I could get away with not collecting either.
     
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