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Wise Up Wednesday: Do You Need To Up The Ante?

It’s time to up the ante. Welcome to this week’s Wise Up Wednesday, exclusively for Specialist Contractors, Trade Contractors and Subcontractors, is your weekly burst of useful information. Sometimes hard hitting, but always quick to read and designed to help rather than hinder your progress to greater profits, and less stress.

So, how come I’m asking; “Do You Need to Up The Ante?

Quite simply because I want you to know that taking positive action to bypass or put pressure on those who would otherwise treat you and your business as a pushover can and does pay dividends.

If you “up the ante”, you increase your demands or take a different course of action in a situation in order to achieve a better result.

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Here’s An Example:

Last Friday we met one of our Buddies to help him resolve an under valuation of over £140,000 pounds and non payment of what the National Contractor had agreed to pay.

Instead of just suffering, we helped him suspend his works in accordance with the Act and escalate his case to a Main Board Director.

The Subbie successfully upped the ante and we will keep the pressure on until the situation is resolved.

We helped him to take a different more effective course of action.

So Why Be A Pushover – Why Not “Up The Ante”?

Why be a pushover when taking a different course of action provides so many other better alternatives?

So, whether it’s getting paid, agreeing terms, or finding better opportunities and people to work for, or helping you with over 40 other aspects of your business, please feel free to give us a call on 01773 712116 or email via the link Alternatively, you can use the Contact Form here.

StreetwiseSubbie has been solving payment problems and recovering money for Specialist Contractors for 10 years.


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