4 episodes

Welcome to the Adventures in Trade Podcast, the podcast for the UK trade bought to you by Powered Now. Powered Now is the app and software for busy trade companies. Whether you are working alone or in a team, invoice, quote and keep on top of your important jobs and paperwork with Powered Now. 
Listeners to Adventures in Trade can get an extended trial of the software and if you subscribe for a limited time we are giving away a free Sumup card reader. To check your eligibility head to powerednow.com/adventure


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Welcome to the Adventures in Trade Podcast, the podcast for the UK trade bought to you by Powered Now. Powered Now is the app and software for busy trade companies. Whether you are working alone or in a team, invoice, quote and keep on top of your important jobs and paperwork with Powered Now. 
Listeners to Adventures in Trade can get an extended trial of the software and if you subscribe for a limited time we are giving away a free Sumup card reader. To check your eligibility head to powerednow.com/adventure


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    Tool Theft & Managing Williams Trade Supplies

    Tool Theft & Managing Williams Trade Supplies

    In this episode of Adventures in Trade, Ben talks to Ray Stafford the Chairman of Williams Plumbing & Heating merchants. Ray chats about his experience in managing and working for Williams for 37 years as well as his new venture Van Watch.
    Van Watch is an organisation aimed at shining a light on the epidemic of tool theft. One in three tradespeople will have their van broken into, and the economic and personal impact is enormous on small trade companies. In this Podcast, Ray talks about the problem as well as gives some tips to prevent tool theft.
    Tool Angel from Williams
    https://www.tradeonlyplumbing.co.uk/tool-angel-kit
    https://www.tradeonlyplumbing.co.uk/blog/williams-launches-tool-crime-roadshow
    Tool Theft Whitepaper from On The Tools
    https://www.onthetools.tv/home/tradespeople-against-tool-theft-whitepaper/
    Van Watch Website
    www.vanwatch.org.uk

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    • 26 min
    Plumbing & Social Media with Todd Glister

    Plumbing & Social Media with Todd Glister

    On this episode of Adventures in Trade, Ben speaks to the plumbing sensation Todd Glister. With over 15k followers on Instagram Todd is prolific with his stories; he shares daily and covers everything from tips to horror stories! In the podcast we talk about how Todd got started in the trade; he shares his tips for using social media and some funny stories along the way.
    You can follow Todd on Instagram here.

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    • 29 min
    How Travis Perkins is going digital

    How Travis Perkins is going digital

    How does a company with over 700 trade branches and 17,000 people working for it embrace digital? Now imagine if that company is over 225 years old and offers its customers a range of prices and products both in-store and online. This is the challenge John Godwin, the director of digital and marketing at the UK's largest trade brand Travis Perkins.
    In this episode on Adventures in Trade, we chat about how Travis Perkins is evolving as well as some of the challenges the company has faced on the way.
    For listeners to the podcast, you can receive a 20% discount voucher to Travis Perkins (valid until January 2023) visit www.powerednow.com/travis

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    • 31 min
    Are electric vans the future for the trade?

    Are electric vans the future for the trade?

    In this episode, we chat to Paul Thorley, the owner of Solent Vehicle Consultants. Paul knows everything there is to know about electric vans (and cars). We also discuss Hydrogen and Paul gives some insight into when electric works and when it doesn't.
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    • 35 min

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