We have a Winner!

This year’s  Arb Show was fantastic, great weather and really busy. The winner of the Stihl chainsaw was Thomas W. He can be seen in the photo with a big smile whilst receiving his prize.  Congratulations again to Tom  and thank you to everybody who came to see us.  We look forward to seeing you…

Arb Show 2024

We are all looking forward to the Arb Show this year and to celebrate we are giving away 20 tickets to this year’s event, via a prize draw. To be entered and have a chance to win a ticket all you have to do is like our post on on Facebook – Free ARB Show Tickets 2024 before…

No Height Limits Public Liability Insurance

Public Liability Insurance Limit

We regularly get asked the question ‘What level of Public Liability Cover should I have?’.  As this type of cover is NOT a legal requirement there isn’t a set minimum required by law. Often you will require a minimum level of cover to get a particular contract, for example with a local authority. This tends to…

Foreign Chainsaw Qualifications

I picked up the story on the link below from our friends at the Arb Association – well done to them for publishing this.  Firstly, employers must make sure that their staff/subbies are suitably trained and qualified. This can be a minefield when recruiting overseas workers and could mean competent staff are excluded from employment.  Another…

Arb Show 24

This is one of our favourite shows and is set in the fantastic Westonbirt Arboretum. Along with the top retailers there will be workshops and competitions, so put the 17th -18th of May in your diary . For further information click on the link below. https://www.trees.org.uk/The-ARB-Show

The worst thing about January?

The  Self-Assessment deadline surely takes the prize. So here is a gentle reminder to make sure that you submit everything and pay your tax bill by midnight on 31st January. The silver lining is of course a big tax bill means you you have earnt load of money. It is comforting to know that the…

Thorn Again

I have just heard of another nasty infection from Blackthorn and I have been sent the photo!  I don’t want to be graphic, but the hospital had to suck the poison from the joint to avoid a potential amputation. The hospital, which has a specialist skin and joint unit say they have several admissions a…

Don’t forget !

The 11th November this year falls on a Saturday. Whilst we will be shut I know some of you will be working. I am being pressganged into putting up some shelves but I will be stopping everything just before 11 am for the 2 minute silence. Whatever you are doing I hope you will join…

Tree Climbers at APF2018

The BIG one is back!

The APF 19 – 21 September 2024 The APF Exhibition is the UK’s largest forestry, woodland, arboriculture, firewood. fencing, trees and timber trade show. It attracts over 320 exhibitors and 23000 visitors. If your a tree surgeon or forestry contactor this is a must. For more information visit https://www.apfexhibition.co.uk/ And the video is the AMAZING…