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Author Topic: Hourly rate for hedge cutting.  (Read 1584 times)


  • Joined Aug 2014
Hourly rate for hedge cutting.
« on: October 16, 2021, 07:38:48 pm »
Is it going up? Just paid 40 per hour here in Shropshire.What is agricultural inflation rate at the moment for contractors?


  • Joined Oct 2010
Re: Hourly rate for hedge cutting.
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2021, 09:15:42 pm »
40/hr has been the standard contractor's rate for many years now. So I would expect it to be going up, or already be more in places. But the rate will always fluctuate greatly according to how big a job it is, whether the machinery is owner operated, and how modern the machinery etc. 
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  • Joined Jan 2013
Re: Hourly rate for hedge cutting.
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2021, 09:56:24 pm »


  • Joined Aug 2014
Re: Hourly rate for hedge cutting.
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2021, 10:25:14 pm »
Is there a recruitment problem?My hedge cutter blames it on HS2.They are paying 25 an hour in Staffs to drive tractors.


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