I know of so many people who complain that it's hard to know whether to employ someone or not. Can be trusted? Is their work good? Do they take shortcuts? Do they clear up after themselves? Will they do it in one go or will they do it in dribs and drabs?
The ones we are familiar with or those who come recommended, are often in such great demand, that we can't get an appointment with them. Thus we're forced to try and find someone else.
But how do we choose?
Here's some tips from me.
This article was written by Lewis Bollard. He is the farm animal welfare program officer at the Open Philanthropy Project. In that role, he researches opportunities to do the most good for farm animals. This article explores a number of things around COVID-19 and is really worth reading.