Construction firms: How to estimate your way to a successful future with these 10 tips.

Article: Construction firms: How to estimate your way to a successful future with these 10 tips. What have you got that other building firms haven’t? Us. The fact that you’ve landed here is already giving you a head start. So it’s probably best that no one else knows about this page. Keep it on the…

Stress Awareness Month: who’s finding building work really stressful?

Hands up if you find building work stressful? Or maybe you’re running such a tight ship and are using all the right software! You are not alone if you have more bad days than good ones. According to the Lighthouse Club, the construction industry charity, ‘stress, depression or anxiety accounts for a fifth of all…

Stress in construction: here to help

Stress in construction is huge and we want to help. Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. Stress in particular is a very real problem, along with anxiety and depression. If you’re struggling with your own mental health, are supporting a colleague or loved one, or want to understand…

How to make a profit: Overheads spreadsheet for builders

Complete the form below to get your handy overheads spreadsheet template produced exclusively for builders. Do you factor overheads into every single project quotation? Are you making the profit you should? There’s more to pricing a construction project than materials, plant and labour – the overheads for running your business and the profit margin you…

Solar Power: Explaining energy ratings to your customers

Solar power and energy efficiency are popular topics amongst homeowners right now (along with EV charging but that’s for another time!). Do you have all the answers to their questions?  Below is an article written by Richard Percival from Comera Energy, a member of the HBXL supplier network. They specialise in the design, supply and…

How old is HBXL? We’re 21 years old and we have the key…to success!

‘How old is HBXL’ is a question we love to be asked. HBXL Building Software is celebrating 21 years in 2021. And we’re proud of our long-standing reputation. Big birthday deals end 31.3.21 >> In March 2000 Adrian Wild, then a builder himself, founded the business to help other builders looking for software to take…