Lead­ing from the front

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“on the tools” – not that his team are short on ex­pe­ri­ence. Ge­off and Sam have been with Sarich Mo­tors for ten years, while his new­est re­cruit, Jake, has been there three.

Scott sees stay­ing on top of health and safety re­quire­ments as another part of keep­ing his team happy, and has in­vested in equip­ment, such as lift­ing gear, that makes the job eas­ier and re­duces the risk of in­jury and fa­tigue.

He also takes “the boys” on fish­ing trips, and they’ve been known to turn his backyard into a bowl­ing green. With a happy, switched-on crew be­hind him, Scott is even able to shoot the odd round golf dur­ing the week.

“Last time I hit an 86, so I might have been bet­ter off stay­ing at work!” he says. “I’m lucky to get away dur­ing the week, be­cause I ded­i­cate most of the week­end to my kids’ sports!”

With a sus­tain­able busi­ness plan in place, the com­pany should be in good shape when the next gen­er­a­tion in the Sarich fam­ily is ready to take the reins – and Scott can swap roles to ded­i­cate more time to his own pur­suits.

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