Hidden cost of poor health & safety that cripples British builders

Not enough build firms are fully aware of the hidden, uninsured costs of poor health and safety on site. That’s the view of experts at build software specialist firm HBXL, who are urging those in charge of site safety to brush up on the implications of health and safety, rather than sweep their responsibilities under…

Latest health and safety software for builders now available

The latest version of HBXL’s health and safety software is now out. Health & Safety Xpert 2015 is now helping small to medium-sized building firms across the UK get to grips with the latest rules and regulations on all things related to site health and safety. With the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) maintaining its…

CDM 2015 – General Notes & Duties

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 gives principal contractors, contractors and those who control the way in which construction work is carried out various specific duties including: Safe place of work Safe access and egress to places of work Safe places of work with adequate space for workers That people are prevented from gaining access…

Estimating service ideal solution for self builders wanting accurate view on cost

Self- builders wanting to get an accurate view on how much their dream home will cost can take advantage of a new time-saving service.   The HBXL Estimating Service is the latest innovation from the leading building software developer that will provide self-builders not only with a totally accurate idea on how much a project…

What’s the worst that could happen….?

Some scary stats to absorb right here! To help you keep your staff and public safe, to ensure that you stay within the law and avoid fines and fees, use Health & Safety Xpert. WE keep the software up-to-date, meeting all the latest regulations including CDM 2015 – so that YOU can simply concentrate on…

Rise in material costs impacts builder’s profits

With the economy continuing to improve, builders are being advised to keep a keen eye on their margins or risk making a loss. It follows a marked increase in the cost of materials as demand outstrips supply across the build sector, with building contractors in particular seeing cost inflation eroding profits. Latest figures show that…