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The easy way to find summer holiday work

If you are a student in need of work over the summer, then Grafter is perfect for you.

Grafter is an easy to use online service for finding short-term casual work such as summer holiday and seasonal work. If you need some work and cash to pay off debts or to top-up your student finances, look no further!

5 reasons why the self employed shouldn’t use a personal account

Save Time with Countingup

Time is precious, especially for people running a small business. To save time, many self-employed sole traders and landlords use their personal bank account for their business transactions. By doing this are creating problems down the line, which costs them even more time.  The reason for using a personal account is that it is often faster and much less hassle than opening a business account with a High Street bank but there is a better way

Grafter – Reducing Your Temp Staff Costs

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Reduce Your Temp Staff Costs with Grafter

Grafter uses a new model for hiring temporary workers which can dramatically reduce your temp staff costs. Grafter only charges 7.5% (+ VAT) where traditional temp agencies can charge anything up to 50%.

Top Tips For Becoming Self Employed

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If you’re thinking of taking the plunge, read our guide

Becoming self-employed is a huge step to take, it’s exciting, scary and everything in-between. There are a lot of things to consider when going self-employed, it’s okay to feel a little overwhelmed by it all. So, if you’re considering self-employment grab a coffee and spend five minutes reading our top tips.

How Do Farms Overcome The Brexit Worker Shortage?

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Farmers crops are rotting in fields due to a worker shortage

Brexit is happening, and whether you are for or against it, there is no denying that the result is having an impact on our economy. The farming sector has been struggling since the announcement in June 2016.  

It’s Time For More Flexible Working!

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Technology Is Fundamentally Changing Traditional Ways Of Working.

Look around you, how many of your peers are working in a traditional way these days, or how many of them are talking about making a change in the way they work?

Grafter Supporting Hire A Hero

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Support Is Everything……And That’s What A Grafter Does, Right?

Grafters make the world go round, Grafters stick with projects from start to finish. They tackle issues with a ‘can do’ attitude. And offer support where you need it.

Finding Local Labour Couldn’t Be Easier

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Professional Builder Toolfair Success For Grafter.

Last week we attended the Professional Builder Toolfair, where we got to meet a raft of clients and grafters and got some excellent feedback from all.