James Chillman

Do you know how much profit you make? Fergus Q&A

Fergus, the software designed to save plumbers hours of time on admin, launched its platform in the UK in 2022. Headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, Fergus was founded in 2014 by veteran plumber Dan Pollard, when he set out to solve the admin problems that had plagued his business for years. Since that time, the […]

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Five ways to improve your cashflow

Fergus, the job management software for the trades, has released advice on how to improve cashflow, the life blood of any trade business. Having a positive cashflow indicates that your business has money left over after receiving payments on invoices and by paying all expenses incurred. On the other hand, a negative cashflow often suggests […]

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How to be a better plumbing and heating business manager in 2023

James Chillman, UK Country Manager for Fergus, gives Installer five ultimate leadership tips for trade business owners. Owning a plumbing and heating business takes you through the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. You’re taking huge personal risk on a daily basis and on top of that you’re responsible for the actions of […]

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Five financial habits for installers to adopt in 2023

James Chillman, UK Country Manager for Fergus, gives his five top financial habits to adopt for a successful 2023: As we all know, 2022 proved to be a turbulent year for the UK economy, and 2023 is likely to bring more uncertainty. So, as we head towards the end of the year, I would encourage […]

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Six reasons why plumbing and heating installers should be using job management software

James Chillman, UK Country Manager for Fergus, gives six key reasons why plumbing and heating installers should be using job management software: You most likely encounter many challenges on a day-to-day basis. One of these challenges is the issue of time management. Running a successful heating and plumbing business requires efficient and effective planning of […]

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