EstimatorXpress: doesn’t just give you a quote – it gives you the whole project

The quote is just the beginning. If you thought EstimatorXpress was just about creating an accurate, professional-looking quote – at speed – you’d be wrong. We put as much work into the project management side of the software as we do the estimating side – for one reason. HBXL is in the business of helping…

Winning work doesn’t make money. Successfully managing a building project does.

12 tips on managing a building project to make money: 5 minute read EstimatorXpress software’s project management tools >> OK so you won the job. Great! But you’re not on top of the job. Bad! It’s not the winning that counts (although you need to win to do the work – I get that). It’s…

Latest Covid-19 financial support from the government

Following the Chancellor’s statement on 22nd October 2020, we have highlighted two government support schemes that we believe could be of interest to the construction community. Self Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Announced on 22.10.20 The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant has been given an Extension by the Government. It will provide support to the…

Public Health England: Covid-19 Early Outbreak Management

Public Health England (PHE) have provided advice on reporting cases of Covid-19 at your business premises. In the case of construction companies those business premises are both the company office and building sites. This is what they say: As an employer, you have a duty to ensure your staff report any symptoms of Covid-19 and…

HSE Construction Health Inspection Initiative – October 2020

This month the HSE is carrying out its latest construction health inspection initiative with health and safety inspectors targeting construction sites across Great Britain. Here are the details: The initiative will run from Monday 5 – Friday 30 October As with previous health inspection initiatives, the focus will be on respiratory risks. COVID-security is a…

How to make your building firm stand out from the competition with 3D models

Does your building firm stand out from your competitors? When costs are close there’s often little to choose between competing building firms – so what’s a homeowner to do? What is it that gets companies on to the short list? Visuals. Lovely images of what could be. Basically, an impressive visualisation of a dream extension…