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Securing Surveying Equipment

Nothing can describe that gut wrenching, sinking feeling you get when you see someone running off with your expensive surveying equipment. And you are to far away to be able to do anything other than watch

7 steps to stamp out IR35, staying out of IR35

7 Steps to Stamp Out IR35.

Why do I need to Worry about IR35? Back in July 2019 the UK Government published draft legislation that confirmed the rules (known as IR35) which have applied to public sector since April 2017 are to be extended to the private sector from the 6th April 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic this legislation has …

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Survey Equipment Insurance

Survey Equipment Insurance

Can you get Survey Equipment Insurance? Yes, you can. But finding the right type of survey equipment insurance for your survey equipment can be difficult. You need insurance cover that covers you for whatever might happen to your surveying equipment when either in use or not in use. I do not sell insurance for surveying …

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The Best Way to Find Freelance Work

Doing an internet search for finding a freelance engineering role usually brings up lots of adverts for companies that say they can get you a job. They all say they know the key to success for your next freelance role. But do they?

LSS Toolkit

Last year the McCarthy Taylor Partnership released a free Windows application for the conversion of a Trimble Calibration File to a Topcon Localization file. When it comes to machine control for construction sites, here in the UK there are two main manufacturer systems in use. These systems are from Trimble and Topcon. Both the …

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