Construction Leadership Councils Roadmap to Recovery

The Construction Leadership Council has published plans for a post-Covid-19 revival of the UK construction sector. The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) works between industry and government to identify and deliver actions supporting UK construction in building greater efficiency, skills and growth. The Construction Leadership Council’s Covid-19 Task Force has laid out proposals to what they…

COVID-19: SAFETY ON BUILDING SITE ADVICE

Get your Health & Safety Pack – now with COVID-19 documents Read our useful Q & A and download the HBXL Covid-19 quick guide here >> We’ve broken down the government’s ‘Working safely during COVID-19 in construction and other outdoor work’ guidance released on 11th May in a separate article here. It’s a questions and answers layout…

COVID 19: BUILDING SITE SAFETY QUICK GUIDE AND Q & A

Download your HBXL Covid-19 Quick Guide to site safety here >> Get the latest health & safety pack – with new Covid-19 documents >> TAKE A LOOK AT OUR SAFETY Q & A BELOW. The government launched ‘Working safely during COVID-19 in construction and other outdoor work’ on 11th May 2020. Below you’ll find our version,…

5 signs you’re a building firm owner suffering from stress…

Two-minute read: Trouble sleeping? Worrying? Forgetting stuff? The following five statements could be contributing to a build up of stress – and very common in small business owners. 1. You’re trying to be a builder, a manager, a bookkeeper, HR person… Delegate tasks where possible. Consider hiring help to take tasks like bookkeeping, site managing and…

Ever wondered why building firms give their jobs to our Estimating Service?

You may or may not be surprised by the reasons… “I just don’t have the time to do it myself” It’s a vicious circle. You need to get the work in to do the work, and when you’re doing the work you haven’t got time to get the work in. Something has to give if…

Three steps to outsourcing your building estimates

How many hats do you wear every day (and night)? Aside from being Managing Director, chances are you’re…sales and marketing manager, HR person, accounts clerk, maybe site manager too…and very likely delivery driver! But above all else I’ll wager that you’re the estimator. A job so time-consuming that it takes you away from full-time managing…