The Zen business approach

Peace of mind you’ve got it covered with the Zen business approach to construction Are you someone who needs to know you have everything under control? If you’re worth your salt as a builder/ developer you better be! Either way, your best bet for staying on top of everything without being overwhelmed with stress is…

5 construction trends in 2017

The SME construction sector is doing well and remains resilient so far to the impact of Brexit. None the less the run up to the snap General Election certainly put a number of planned projects on hold. According to the FMB, in Q1 2017 workloads increased more significantly than any time since Q2 2016 ie…

“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

Can you demonstrate that you follow the HSE’s recommended approach to managing health and safety? Do you always ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’? 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 and…

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…