Self employed rates

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  1. Alpha

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    Hi guys, I'd like to firstly say hi to you all as I'm new on here so HI ALL!!

    I work for a small firm and would like to know your individual opinions on my situation please.

    I work self employed on a % of what I clean basis. I get a company van supplied to me that im allowed to use on some weekends to do my own work. There is £600+ available for me and my colleague to clean a day if we can manage it however on a typical day we clean around £450.

    What % rate would you guys seem was a fair deal for me to be receiving? It's based on what I clean with my colleague which is doubled if he has a day of and I'm working alone.

    I'm pretty happy with my situation Id just like to know what it compares to others as this is first time self-employed
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    Blimey, £450 a day between 2 of you! That's some going. The self employed blokes on my estate earn 75%.
     
  3. Alpha

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    Thanks tuffers but try telling my boss that!!

    Wow 75% that's alot more than I get I'm geussing they would be using their own equipment/van
     
  4. Tuffers

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    Yes, one is trad and one has forked out for a fully kitted out WFP van. They do their own collecting too.
     
  5. Alpha

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    That'll make sense as I have a wfp van all supplied but no collecting:)
     
  6. cheapncheerful

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    hi and welcome alpha cant comment as i could only ever work for myself....but good luck with your future
     
  7. Alpha

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    Thanks cnc you also!
     
  8. daveyboy

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    Before i subbed work i got 10 quid an hour based on 20 quid an hours work so 50% and that was my own motor and trad equipment
    When i left and went back subbing off him when he was busy i gave him 20% at the end of the week
     
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  9. Natty1972

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    #9 Natty1972, Jan 10, 2015
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    How the hell do you clean £ 450 worth of work in a day ,, Christ I must be the slowest windie going around .....
     
  10. Alpha

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    It's 90% pole work and my boss's prices are fairly high. So that and working my ass off
     
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