Monday, 6 April 2015

Zero Hours Upholstery


It strikes me that the people calling for a ban on zero hours contracts are those who have never been unemployed, who then sit back with a beatific look of smug satisfaction thinking they have proposed something wonderful, without actually considering the consequences. I wonder if it has crossed the mind of Milliband to poll those on zero hours contracts as to whether they actually want their jobs withdrawn from under their feet in the interests of ideology. I have been on zero hours contracts when I was between full-time jobs - and I was damned grateful for them.

4 of the chairs reupholstered. Ran out of brass upholstery nails and strip, but have used panel pins to tack the fabric in place securely till the order arrives. If you're doing this yourself, always work from the back toward the front.



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  1. Why is it better to work from the back towards the front?

    In my four times of redundancy there weren't zero hours contracts. Thank goodness that I was able to get positions quickly.

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  2. Why is it better to work from the back towards the front?

    In my four times of redundancy there weren't zero hours contracts. Thank goodness that I was able to get positions quickly.

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    1. The tricksy cutting occurs at the back rest, so that's where to start, else if you work the other way round it's difficult to cut the material - and the template never reflects reality anyway, so leave a massive overhang at the front.

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