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…

Five most common project management mistakes

Project management is key to every successful building project. Without effective management, mistakes can occur that will affect the project, its profitability and in some cases contribute to the failure of the project entirely. We will be looking at five common project management mistakes and how to rectify them. Insufficient project plan Unsurprisingly one of…

Buy cheap buy twice: don’t sell your building firm short.

There are so many sayings relating to money – probably because it makes the world go round! ‘Cheap and cheerful’ is another one. But let’s face it – things are usually cheap for a reason. And that might be OK when you only need something to last a short while. But you wouldn’t scrimp on…

Estimatorxpress update

Summer Update : best estimating software even better! With the EstimatorXpress Spring update having only just landed in builders machines, HBXL are already looking ahead. Continuing our work on enhancing EstimatorXpress renovation workbooks with Lee Goodwin, we’ve already been working away on some exciting new features for our upcoming EstimatorXpress Summer update. Read on to find…

Builders benefit from HBXL’s family business ethos

HBXL is a family business who have always had builders’ best interests at heart. HBXL was born out working on estimates late into the night and on countless weekends on top of the regular construction work. I realised that for the small to medium building firm to survive, let alone thrive, it would have to speed…

Buy PlansXpress and EstimatorXpress before 28th Feb and choose a package free!

Read on to see how HBXL’s Visual Estimating software (PlansXpress & EstimatorXpress together) can help you spend less time estimating. Combine the business-winning combo with Health & Safety Xpert, ProjectXpert or ContractsXpert and improve business – stick to deadlines and budget and all with considerably less effort. Go for Visual Estimating before 28th Feb 2017…