Work related illness in construction

The real impact of work related illness in construction Work related ill health is something that affects every industry sector adversely but it is an even bigger problem for manual labour industries such as construction. Not only is it bad for workers health but illness also has negative implications for businesses and the economy as…

EstimatorXpress – Fastest estimating software now even faster

Fastest estimating software -EstimatorXpress 2017 is now even better! ** Please note this is pre-release information. Release date anticipated September. ** The fastest estimating software, EstimatorXpress, is now even faster with the release of a new update. We have developed EstimatorXpress 2017 to be even more user friendly and fast than it was before. Plus, it can now…

Latest estimating software keeps builders on top of material price increases

EstimatorXpress 2017 allows builders to be able to keep on top of all material price increases and make sure any inflationary pressure on their profit margin is accounted for. Staying on top of material price increases Price increases can be a real hassle for workers in the construction industry. Continuously reviewing prices and calling up…

Software avoids need to predict the future

No one can predict the future but as the economy’s fortunes improve one thing for certain is that the cost of building materials will continue to rise as demand outstrips supply. The issue for many builders however is working out how much these costs will go up from the time they provide a quote to…

Health and safety stress buster

Builders stressing about their health and safety responsibilities and making sure they get it right can address the situation by using tools designed to produce all the required paperwork in a matter of minutes. Joanna Mulgrew, product director at HBXL believes too many SME owners worry unnecessarily about their health and safety obligations, especially the…

Providing design and build service opens more doors for UK builders

Build firms looking to extend their operation should consider adding a design service to their tool kit and steal a march on their competitors. With only 14 per cent of UK-based SME builders claiming to provide some form of design and build service means there’s an open door for those looking to expand. Bosses at…