2019 collection of HBXL construction software for general builders – out now

Our 2019 suite of construction software for general builders is out now. EstimatorXpress 2019 is a new piece of kit altogether and we list the best bits below. Our other software solutions have undergone some valuable updates with clever new features added to the mix. The updates to the software below, give you an idea…

HSE Inspection Initiative – inspection-ready health and safety software

Quick takeaways: HSE inspection initiative – focus on occupational lung disease caused by asbestos, silica, wood and other dusts New Health & Safety Xpert gives everything you need for your general building works compliance in one package – including documents relating to this latest initiative Starting on 17 June, the HSE will be carrying out…

Red tape axed: Green light for more extensions with our estimating software

Quick takeaways: Green light for more extensions with our estimating software Homeowners can now builder larger extensions on their properties without the need for a full planning application You can choose an extensions template, add your dims, tweak your specification and resources, and have a quote in less than 30 minutes. How many of the…

How’s it going? Stress, Mental Health and Wellbeing at work

Health & Safety Xpert 2019 BBC News released a video about the alarming prevalence of mental illness among men in the construction industry in the United Kingdom. Long hours, lack of job security and macho atmosphere are blamed for the high risk of suicide – three times higher than the national average for men. Like…

Top 10 tips: How to win over high value customers

Want high value customers with profitable extension or new build projects? Then you need to know their likes and dislikes. First off, what you think high value customers look for in a builder and what they actually look for are two very different things, so making assumptions is a risky business. We work with Better Business Group (BBG), who mentor building…

The top 4 excuses builders give for quoting too low

Do you wish you could charge more? Do you want more profitable types of jobs? Are you in a vicious cycle of quoting lower? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, then take five minutes to read our free guide on how much you could charge, achieving an accurate quote, and what…