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A new SME survey carried out by the Engineering and Machinery Alliance (EAMA) for HM Treasury Regulatory Review claims that most SMEs spend between £20,000 – £50,000 a year in staff time alone when it comes to sorting out regulation issues. As one managing director of a Midlands components company says, “A new compliance issue […]

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Corporate Gibberish Generator.

Posted on 15, Oct

We here at The Tinbasher have come to know that it is better to disintermediate strategically than to transform transparently. We will revalue our power to scale without decrementing our ability to unleash. We apply the proverb “He who laughs last, laughs best” not only to our mindshare but our capacity to iterate. We apply […]

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Keep Your Eye on the Ball.

Posted on 15, Oct

It’s rather nice that The Tinbasher is causing some interest in the world of business blogging. First we had Jackie Danickie over at tBBC giving us a bit of a hat tip and now Wayne Hurlbert has given us the thumbs up at Blog Business World. Wayne Hurlbert was the first person I actually read […]

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The soup can mouse trap got me thinking what a bunch of twisted geniuses tinbashers are. I suppose it comes with the territory. Good sheet metal fabricators aren’t just welders, polishers, grinders or benders, they’re also some of the best problem solvers you’d ever wish to meet. An interesting proportion of Butler Sheetmetal Ltd’s work […]

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Soup Can Mouse Trap….???

Posted on 14, Oct

Got a problem with rodents in your factory? Don’t want to spend money on pest control services? Well thank your lucky stars for Roy Wilson over at Sheet Metal Web News. He’s devised an ingenius solution involving a soup can and some rubber bands – a 10oz soup can mind. To be fair he’s also […]

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‘Work Smart. Not Hard’

Posted on 13, Oct

In the good old days when Jack Walker (Blackburn steel magnate and BRFC bankroller) used to spend a bit of time in the UK, he’d often be prone to offering his workforce his pearls of wisdom. They’ve become almost legendary round these parts for typifying the curt philosophical ramblings us Lancastrians are renowned for. Irrespective […]

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Guillotine Wanted

Posted on 12, Oct

I’ve just had a phone call from somebody wanting a guillotine. He’s looking for something between 4′ and 6′ that’ll cut 2-3mm. If you have anything along those lines that you’d like to get rid of, just give me a call on 01282 870033 or email me at info@butlersheetmetal.com and I’ll give you the guy’s […]

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