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…

EstimatorXpress 2017- the best estimating software 2016 has just got better.

Officially the best estimating software 2016 – EstimatorXpress has just got even better with a new 2017 release. ** Please note this is pre-release information. Release date anticipated September.** The UK’s leading estimating software for builders and developers has recently been voted ‘the best estimation software 2016’ by Corporate Vision in their Technology Innovator Awards…

Voted ‘best estimating software 2016′- EstimatorXpress is the perfect estimating software for renovations

Recently voted ‘best estimating software 2016’ in the Technology Innovator Awards 2016 by Corporate Vision Magazine, EstimatorXpress is the perfect estimating software for renovations, extensions and new builds. Not only this but EstimatorXpress allows builders to combine scopes so that they can provide one estimate for jobs that require multiple work specifications. In the video below…

HBXL announced as Lloyds Bank National Business Awards finalist

HBXL announced as National Business Awards finalist. -Visit www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for all finalists- Today, HBXL has been shortlisted for the Vonage Business Enabler of the Year for the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. The Bristol-based company provides software for the build sector and has revolutionised the way building firms run their businesses to increase their profitability and…

Zero Carbon Homes – Changes to the London Plan Requirements

‘Zero Carbon Homes’ Guest Blog by Graham Sutill, Sustainable Buildings Assessor, Darren Evans Assessments As of October 1 2016, the London Plan requirements for energy statements are changing. All major developments will be required to be ‘zero carbon’ however if this cannot be achieved then a cash in lieu contribution will be sought. In addition to…