Start up tips for tradespeople

  • A locksmith using a screwdriver replacing a lock in a door.

    How to become a locksmith

    Locksmiths are highly skilled tradespeople. It’s their job to fit, repair and replace locks and keys. As the vast majority of buildings in the UK - both domestic and commercial - use locks to secure their property, locksmithing is a high demand trade. This means this profession can be very lucrative.

  • Two tradesman sat down having a chat over a cup of tea.

    How to start a building business

    The construction industry is a vital part of the UK’s economy. From multinational corporations to local building firms, these businesses are essential for both commercial growth and domestic stability. This means there’s money to be made for the experienced builders willing to take the plunge and start their own company.

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