24 Mar 2017

Ensuring your lights comply with Australian Standards

With a growing number of LED lighting products being offered for free, it is more important than ever for electricians to be diligent in ensuring products they use meet relevant safety standards.

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13 Dec 2016

Jade paves the way for female plumbers

In 2011, there were just 638 female plumbers and 1,432 female electricians registered in Australia, representing less than 2% of the workforce in trade industries. And, despite an increasing awareness of the threat of skilled trade shortages looming with the retirement of baby boomers, there has been little change in the numbers of women entering these trades since the 1980’s.

Category : Blog

05 Dec 2016

Christmas lights, the safe way

Worldwide, the Christmas season brings families and friends together, celebrating with lots of food and festivities. But for some people, the festive season can end in tragedy, and too often this is because of one of the most visible parts of Christmas, the lights.

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29 Nov 2016

How To Start A Plumbing Business

Being a plumber and starting your own plumbing business are two very different things and should be treated as such. If you know beyond the shadow of a doubt that your very own plumbing business is in your future and you want to make sure that your journey starts off on the right foot, youll want to keep a few key things in mind.

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29 Nov 2016

Top Tax Tips for Tradies

Here at Laser Group, we want our electrical contractors, plumbing contractors and other tradies everywhere to be able to enjoy all of the benefits of the industry with as few of the potential downsides as possible. A big part of that includes maximising their tax returns to help make sure they claim all deductions they are entitled to. The financial year ends on June 30 and whether youre trying to get ready for next year or are still processing this one, there are a few things you should know.

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18 Nov 2016

World Toilet Day

The month of November has rolled around yet again, which can only mean that one of the most important holidays on the calendar is about to arrive: World Toilet Day! Taking place on November 19, World Toilet Day is all about raising awareness. There are an estimated 2.4 BILLION people in the world who lack access to something we all take for granted - basic and improved sanitation. To that end, World Toilet Day is about putting a stop to this for all time.

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17 Nov 2016

Why You Shouldn't Do It Yourself

In the age of home renovation shows, the availability of ‘do it yourself’ trade kits and Google always ready to help the home handyman, it seems like everyone is an expert and the requirement to hire a qualified tradie to do the job is less important than ever. But in fact, the opposite is the truth.

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