Tag: tradesman

Startup? How to stay ahead of the curve and manage your business.

As you’ll have no doubt seen recently, I’m chronicling my quest to convert a spare room into a gaming / work den. As part of this I’ve asked a few local tradesmen to do work – plastering, electrics and so on.  Getting the right people, and trustworthy ones …

When a mobile number for your business isn’t enough

Want to get your floor tiled? Or your bedroom wallpapered? Perhaps you want to have some other work done around the house? If so, you can look out for a local trader. There’s plenty advertised online, in local leaflets and – if you see van outside a neighbour’s …

The JCB Phone testing lab – It’s a bit mental

A couple of days ago we were sent one of JCB’s Toughphones to test. No, we didn’t know that JCB made phones either, but they told us to chuck it in some water so we just had to give it a try. :) There’s a whole range of …

The JCB Toughphone – just how tough is it ?

A couple of weeks ago we were sent a Samsung microSD card and asked to test the claim that it was shock proof, water prooft and dust proof. This week we got sent this JCB Toughphone Tradesman – it’s touted as being “military spec” and super-strong. It’s by …