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The Clive Holland Show

Clive Holland sets out to entertain and inform the hard working tradespeople of Britain only on Fix Radio. He's the big guy with a big personality.

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Episodes

  • Dream Holiday Destinations!

    Thursday, 16 May 2024

    16 minutes

    Today it was lighthearted Thursday – and after one week of sun last week – it’s certainly got a lot us pining for warmer climates…So today, Clive wanted to know, where are you off on holiday this summer – and where would your dream destination be to...

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  • How To Snag Your Own Work!

    Wednesday, 15 May 2024

    19 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the fact that as tradespeople we always like to make sure our work is of the very highest standard, but when it comes to finishing the job, how do you make sure you’ve given the client a top quality finish? So today,...

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  • How To Deal With Annoying Clients

    Monday, 13 May 2024

    19 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the fact managing relationships and expectations of clients & customers is difficult, especially when things like parking, prices & even being offered cups of tea come into play – so, today, Clive wanted to know,...

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  • The Best Excuses for Being Late!

    Thursday, 9 May 2024

    13 minutes

    Today it was lighthearted Thursday – and off the back of a story that thousands of people were late for work due to issues with iPhone alarms, Clive wanted to know the best excuses you’ve ever heard for being late! There were great contributions from...

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  • Mental Health in Construction

    Wednesday, 8 May 2024

    22 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the mental health crisis in the construction industry, as horrific statistics continue to astonish, as we lose 2 tradespeople every working day in the industry. So, Clive wanted to check in on you today, and see how...

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  • How To Deal With Rude Customers

    Tuesday, 7 May 2024

    18 minutes

    The Big Man Is BACK - and today, our attention turned to A recent study that’s revealed the top 10 least polite & rudest cities in the UK – with London & Manchester making up the top two. So today, Clive wanted to know, where in the UK do you...

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  • Bank Holiday Plans!

    Thursday, 2 May 2024

    13 minutes

    It was Chance Lichfield in for the big man for the final time today - and it was lighthearted Thursday! and today, ahead of the bank holiday weekend, Chance wanted to know from you – what your plans for the long weekend were! There were great...

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  • How To Make a Good First Impression

    Wednesday, 1 May 2024

    18 minutes

    It's Chance Lichfield sitting in for the big man this week and today, our attention turned to the fact it’s the first of the month – so, Chance wanted to know, how do you make a brilliant first impression on your clients, customers & colleagues?!...

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  • How Did You Get Into Construction?!

    Tuesday, 30 April 2024

    17 minutes

    It's Chance Lichfield in for the big man this week and today, our attention turned to the fact the construction industry is still needing apprentices more than ever to help solve the skills shortage – but very few are taking the leap, so today, Chance...

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  • Have Your Profits Taken a Hit?

    Monday, 29 April 2024

    17 minutes

    It's Chance Lichfield in for the big man this week - and today his attention turned to a new study that has found tradespeople have seen their income drop by nearly 20% in the last twelve months – as mothballed sites, cost of living and inflation...

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  • Costly Cock Ups!

    Thursday, 25 April 2024

    13 minutes

    It's Chance Lichfield in for the big man this week and today it was lighthearted Thursday – and Chance needed you to fess up to your biggest mistakes – as he asked you for the most expensive cock up you’ve ever made… There were great contributions...

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  • Weird Customer Requests... With Tom Skinner!

    Wednesday, 24 April 2024

    18 minutes

    It's Chance Lichfield in for the big man this week and today, our attention turned to a recent story in the papers that was all about a woman who refused to let tradespeople working on her house use her toilet – making them wee in the bushes outside!...

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  • How Long is Your Waiting List?!

    Tuesday, 23 April 2024

    18 minutes

    It's Chance Lichfield in for the big man this week and today, our attention turned a recent survey that has found the average wait for a tradesperson in the UK at the moment is 5 weeks – as the shortage of trades in the UK continues to grow. So,...

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  • How To Stay Fit in the Trade!

    Monday, 22 April 2024

    17 minutes

    It's Chance Lichfield in for the big man this week and today, our attention turned to a new study that has revealed roofers burn more calories every day than world championship boxers – so today, Chance wanted to know, how do you keep yourself fit...

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  • Small World Stories

    Thursday, 18 April 2024

    13 minutes

    Today it was lighthearted Thursday – and Clive wanted to know your small world tales – times or situations that have arisen and made you say ‘oh, what a small world!’ There were great contributions from some great friends of the show - and there’s...

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  • Should Tradespeople Need Licenses?!

    Wednesday, 17 April 2024

    18 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the fact The Federation of Master Builders recently called for stricter licensing and accreditation for tradespeople in order to stop shoddy building work & cowboy builders…So today, Clive wanted to know – could an...

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  • Impossible Challenges!

    Wednesday, 17 April 2024

    18 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to one of the big news stories recently, that’s been all about the guy who ran the length of Africa to raise money for charity – a seemingly impossible challenge before he started it…So it got Clive thinking – what...

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  • How Do Sky High Fuel Prices Affect YOU?!

    Monday, 15 April 2024

    18 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the competition and markets authority recent report, detailing high profit margins by retailers on fuel prices – as they called for a ‘pumpwatch’ so drivers can see real price data. So today, Clive wanted to know if...

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  • Odd Jobs At Home!

    Thursday, 11 April 2024

    15 minutes

    Today it was  lighthearted Thursday – and today Clive needed you to fess up – as he wanted you to tell all about the jobs you have at home that you never get round to doing There were great contributions from some great friends of the show - and...

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  • What Trade Skills Should Be Taught In Schools?

    Wednesday, 10 April 2024

    19 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to how important it is to make trades attractive to young people – and how they can help shape the future of the industry – but how do we go about doing that? What skills do you think should be taught in? We were joined by...

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  • How Can We Fix The Trades Reputation?

    Tuesday, 9 April 2024

    18 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the fact that despite the incredible work you do in the trades – and the UK having the best tradespeople in the world – the public and powers that be, still tend to look down on us and paint is in a bad light. So today,...

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  • Overpromising & Getting Caught Out!

    Monday, 8 April 2024

    17 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the fact we’re all guilty of biting off more than we can chew and overpromising – and off the back of the construction minister telling the CLC she will being post until the end of the year… and then leaving four hours...

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  • If You Weren't A Tradesperson, What Would You Be?

    Thursday, 4 April 2024

    18 minutes

    Have you ever thought about learning another trade? If so, which one? Clive wanted to know what trade you might like to pick up. We were joined by great friends of the show, James The Yorkshire Stone Dresser & Liam McGinley for their thoughts…...

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  • Which Trade Would You Like To Pick Up?

    Wednesday, 3 April 2024

    18 minutes

    Have you ever thought about learning another trade? If so, which one? Clive wanted to know what trade you might like to pick up. We were joined by great friends of the show Dave Finnagan from Elwood Enterprises & Archie from Measure Twice Cut...

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  • Would You Consider a Four Day Week?

    Tuesday, 2 April 2024

    22 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the fact last week and this week were four day weeks – meaning, in an ideal world, you shouldn’t have been working over the bank holiday… but today, Clive wanted to know – could you actually do a 4 day week and would it...

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  • What Are YOU Doing This Bank Holiday?!

    Thursday, 28 March 2024

    13 minutes

    Today it was  lighthearted Thursday – and as we are heading for a brilliant 4 day long bank holiday weekend - & Clive wanted to know, how are you going to spend it?! There were great contributions from some great friends of the show - and there’s...

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  • Does Your Job Change With Warmer Weather?

    Wednesday, 27 March 2024

    15 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the fact we’re heading for longer days and hopefully warmer weather – so today, Clive wanted to know, how will your work change as the weather gets warmer? We were joined by great friends of the show Leon Williams from...

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  • How To Deal With Cowboy Customers

    Tuesday, 26 March 2024

    19 minutes

    Today, our attention turned to the fact one of the most difficult parts of running your own business in the trade is clients – especially when they don’t pay on time or refuse to pay at all, with it being estimated the average tradesperson is chasing...

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  • Parking Nightmares!

    Monday, 25 March 2024

    20 minutes

    Today, our attention turned A new study from Vanarama has revealed that 83% of vans don’t fit in standard parking bays – with 50% of them unsuitable for multi storey parking too. So today, Clive wanted to know, how much of an issue is parking for you...

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  • What's The Best Nickname You've Ever Heard?

    Thursday, 21 March 2024

    14 minutes

    Today it was  lighthearted Thursday – and Clive wanted to hear all about nicknames, as he asked you for the funniest ones you’ve EVER heard… There were great contributions from some great friends of the show - and there’s also the Pub Lunch Quiz, for...

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