Just another day at the office…

As featured in April 2018 Issue of Professional Builder. Read our tips below… For business owners who prefer being ‘on the tools’ – standing knee deep in mud in all weathers (in fact anything) – is better than wading through office paperwork and grappling with admin. So what construction business owner could plan a day…

Have you got the 4 cornerstones to a successful project?

Know what to do to be safe, legal, on time and in profit… You wouldn’t build a property on dodgy foundations, so why build your business with poor operations and admin that’s not up to the job? Running your firm this way you reduce your chances of making a profit – and worse – have…

Health & Safety Xpert: Talk about useful briefing scripts

Are you talking enough to everyone on site about health & safety? Do you make sure everyone is fully aware of the hazards on site each day? What about when a new piece of kit arrives on site? Or when you reach a particularly hazardous stage in the build? Do you explain what measures are…

It’s snow joke! Whatever the weather we can still talk estimating software…

The frost and snow has defeated just about all of the United Kingdom now. Yet, despite the weather we’re still able to advise building firms on how to make the most of their business. Whilst saving time and money and  maximizing profit… So if you’re snowed in, give us a call on 0117 916 7898…

Should you charge customers for your building quote?

Here’s a snapshot of reactions from our own research and forums and articles across the internet on the subject of building quotes and whether it is OK to charge the customer for them. We haven’t come across a recommendation from the FMB or a suggestion for homeowners by the consumer magazine Which! And that’s no…

So you think you’re charging what you’re worth?

Well there’s a good chance you’re charging 15% LESS than you could be. Heart-sinking thought? You may imagine your price is right yet your competitors can charge more AND win the work. Take a look at the following true stories from our partners Better Business Group. This will ensure you are charging your worth. Then look…