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    • bobwilson
    • By bobwilson 8th Mar 18, 8:22 AM
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    fair day rate for a carpenter in london?
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    • 8th Mar 18, 8:22 AM
    fair day rate for a carpenter in london? 8th Mar 18 at 8:22 AM
    When you google search "day rate carpenter london" it comes up as £11.75 per hour. Is this about right?

    And, where do I go about finding a decent one?

    Thanks
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    • Risteard
    • By Risteard 8th Mar 18, 8:36 AM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 8:36 AM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 8:36 AM
    Self-employed?

    Probably around triple that.
    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 8th Mar 18, 8:39 AM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 8:39 AM
    No way. Double that.
    Everything that is supposed to be in heaven is already here on earth.
    • bobwilson
    • By bobwilson 8th Mar 18, 8:58 AM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 8:58 AM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 8:58 AM
    Self-employed?

    Probably around triple that.
    Originally posted by Risteard
    so £35.25 per hour (£282 per 8 hour day)?

    No way. Double that.
    Originally posted by Doozergirl
    so £23.50 per hour (£188 per 8 hour day)?
    • Tom99
    • By Tom99 8th Mar 18, 10:16 AM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 10:16 AM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 10:16 AM
    £11.50 per hour...........

    He will be age 4 with a Tonka Toy Construction Kit
    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 8th Mar 18, 12:51 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 12:51 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 12:51 PM


    so £23.50 per hour (£188 per 8 hour day)?
    Originally posted by bobwilson
    Yes. I pay £187.50 a day in London. (No VAT on that)
    Everything that is supposed to be in heaven is already here on earth.
    • bobwilson
    • By bobwilson 8th Mar 18, 2:45 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 2:45 PM
    £11.50 per hour...........

    He will be age 4 with a Tonka Toy Construction Kit
    Originally posted by Tom99
    like yourself you mean? gotcha.
    • bobwilson
    • By bobwilson 8th Mar 18, 2:46 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 2:46 PM
    Yes. I pay £187.50 a day in London. (No VAT on that)
    Originally posted by Doozergirl
    thanks doozegirl & everyone else who gave an answer. appreciated..
    • Risteard
    • By Risteard 8th Mar 18, 4:09 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 4:09 PM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 4:09 PM
    Yes. I pay £187.50 a day in London. (No VAT on that)
    Originally posted by Doozergirl
    You really can't compare what you pay acting on behalf of a contractor to what Joe Public will pay. You are undoubtedly getting preferential rates.
    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 9th Mar 18, 1:53 AM
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    You really can't compare what you pay acting on behalf of a contractor to what Joe Public will pay. You are undoubtedly getting preferential rates.
    Originally posted by Risteard
    And undoubtedly not paying £11.75 an hour.
    Everything that is supposed to be in heaven is already here on earth.
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