“How can I make my construction business more profit…?”

…and able to go after more building work, quickly and easily, with high quality quotes that will win us more valuable jobs?” Sounds like the Holy Grail doesn’t it? Well in the many conversations we’ve set out to have this year with builders across the UK, those wishes are on just about every business owner’s…

HBXL Awards – 2017

You might have read our blog last year which celebrated award season after HBXL Building Software received a whole raft of nominations, shortlistings and awards. We are chuffed to bits to have been awarded and shorted listed for three awards already this year! Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards…

How the right health and safety documents will help you to plan, do, check and act

Do you always ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’? Can you demonstrate that you follow the HSE’s recommended approach to managing health and safety ? This simple framework is recommended in the HSE’s ‘Managing for Health & Safety’ (HSG65) document, widely recognised as sound guidance on good practice for managing the health and safety of your business…

Reasons for and against actioning health and safety on the construction site

Do you trust to luck and take your chances when it comes to health and safety on the building site or do you cover all bases and leave nothing to chance? Why not try our ‘fun’ quiz (with a serious message) and choose either an a or b answer. Then see what it says about…

HSE raises Fees For Intervention (FFI)

HBXL serve a warning to all UK builders and developers – the HSE have raised their Fees For Intervention (FFI). Some builders may hear that and deflect believing they are above board on all health and safety requirements. HBXL believe this assumption is ill advised given the HSE‘s aim to increase inspections and enforcement. In addition,…

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Construction (Design & Management) 2015, commonly known as CDM 2015 is the biggest shake up in Health and Safety in over a decade. CDM are the main set of regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare of construction projects. The aim is for health and safety considerations to be treated as a normal part…