Client Duties under CDM 2015

A client is an organisation or individual for whom a construction project is carried out. Summary of role/main duties Make suitable arrangements for managing a project. This includes making sure that: other duty holders are appointed sufficient time and resources are allocated Clients must also make sure that: relevant information is prepared and provided to…

HBXL Building Software announced as a National Technology Awards finalist

The National Technology Awards HBXL shortlisting for Tech Company of the Year 2017 Up against Seedrs and Codeplay, HBXL Building Software is shortlisted for the Tech Company of the Year 2017 category. HBXL Building Software provide a range of software solutions to enable building firms to quickly produce professional, transparent and accurate quotations, building plans, health…

Builder Health and Safety Week

Health & Safety Week Mon 24-Sun 30 April – has arrived on twitter and facebook …look out for #BuilderHSWeek17 Want to know how to benefit from the giveaways, competitions and free resources of #BuilderHSWeek17? You simply follow HBXL on twitter and facebook and we will update you daily with a range of vital health and safety resources. We are award-winning…

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…