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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
    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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