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Forum: Finance and Administration 07-11-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,501
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: Umbrella Companies II

Hi,

St Austell clay quarries.

Nigel
Forum: Construction Equipment 27-07-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,102
Posted By ADTOperator
ADT Operator - POSTCARD!

Hi,

To all those who've advised me along the way (you know who you are!) ... I'm still moving paydirt (clay) in Cornwall.

The weather generally has been fare and long may it continue ... !!...
Forum: Finance and Administration 27-07-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,501
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: Umbrella Companies II

Hi,

Thank you for all your inputs. Very useful.

I'm still at the quarry in Cornwall and yes, still with the umbrella company! As long as I'm still with someone ... can't complain! :eek:
Forum: Situations Vacant / Post your CV 06-04-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,625
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: Operator summer season work.

Blimey ... I might have taken the wrong card!? :rolleyes:
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-04-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,167
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: eBay funny

WOW! :eek:
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-04-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: ADT Operator

More a case of, in the right place at the right time, with a friendly tail wind and two Magpies seen that day! :cool:
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-04-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,167
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: eBay funny

Out of interest and from a layman's point of view ... is it really worth that? :eek:
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-04-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: ADT Operator

My photo of the week.

That pretty much sums up the week. Wet, with more wet!
Forum: Construction Equipment 28-03-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: ADT Operator

LOL!

The problem is, the pits so big ... still can get lost when the spoor dries up! :confused:
Forum: Construction Equipment 28-03-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: ADT Operator

Could do with a wash after every shift. Wallowing around like hippos in 3 to 4 foot of wet clay and I've yet to work on a rainy day. That'll be tomorrow by the looks of it!

"Going to be a shock if...
Forum: Construction Equipment 27-03-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By ADTOperator
ADT Operator

Hi,

So here we are ... actually now on an ADT!

Spanking new Volvo's A40G. 'Gucci' bits of kit!

Quarry work in Cornwall, so plenty of hours and very slippery clay to deal with!

Thank you...
Forum: Finance and Administration 15-03-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,501
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: Umbrella Companies II

There's a system of, a set fee or %. Keep away from the % of salary :eek:

They all vary from 16 to 30 pw. But one has to look at ... are they quoting a net or gross fee? Going too cheap can...
Forum: Finance and Administration 15-03-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,501
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: Umbrella Companies II

I've spent sometime researching the said companies and for the life of me I can't seem to get a straight answer to a straight question!

To be the fair, the GOV's have tried to hit the agencies...
Forum: Finance and Administration 15-03-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,501
Posted By ADTOperator
Umbrella Companies II

Hi,

Recommendations are always the best form of advice and guidance. So with that, can anyone recommend an Umbrella company?

Obviously been self-employed would be a better option, but this is...
Forum: Finance and Administration 12-03-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,215
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: Umbrella Companies!

Local Diggers

More the cycle touring route these days. But, do plan on building a MTB in due course :)

http://nigelsbicyclejourneys.com/
Forum: Finance and Administration 11-03-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,215
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: Umbrella Companies!

Interesting point JD450A about relief work :rolleyes:

One can never get a straight answer out of these agencies. But, at least I have a rolling ball, set off a bit quicker than I thought! :eek:
...
Forum: Finance and Administration 11-03-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,215
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: Umbrella Companies!

Well well well...

Hats off to Twitter!

I spoke to Chris Moore (very helpful). He does need someone ASAP and I'm not available to get to Woking till late next week. And work might be days or...
Forum: Finance and Administration 10-03-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,215
Posted By ADTOperator
Umbrella Companies!

Hi,

I'm on the march soon for work as an ADT operator, and before I start dealing with agencies (if I have to) and umbrella companies, any advice please on this direction?

From what I gather...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-03-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,415
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: CPCS ADT Operator

Yes, a good bit of background knowledge was handy for the oral test, plus an insight into the CAT725 also helped.

Thoroughly enjoyed it :)
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-03-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,415
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: CPCS ADT Operator

Yes, certainly believe I'm on the right track.

On the drive up from Cornwall I was thinking, "what am I doing"? but pushed on, and glad I did. Good people.

And I have the interest :)

Capel...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-03-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,415
Posted By ADTOperator
Thumbs up CPCS ADT Operator

Hi,

A very pleasant four days spent at ACoPTraining (http://acoptraining.com/) in Wales. With the successful completion of my CPCS ADT Ticket.

As you're probably aware this is a red card, and...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-03-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,874
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: ADT notes

Always good to hear I'm one step ahead of the impeding Drag Curve!

Thank you AtlasRob :)
Forum: Construction Equipment 27-02-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,874
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: ADT notes

The first step, as they say, is always the ... most fun! :eek:
Forum: Construction Equipment 25-02-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,874
Posted By ADTOperator
ADT notes

Hi all,

As I've mentioned in another post, I'm off to a CPCS course next week on the ADT.

I was wondering, does anyone have details (pdf or links) on the operation of a CAT725.

After my...
Forum: Introductions 25-02-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,586
Posted By ADTOperator
Re: Newbie!

Hi,

I think a good place as any is to throw some questions out on this forum.

Most construction sites will today require a CPCS card of similar. And, to get this your going to have to chuck...
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