Here you go. The tools to nail 2021. All inter-connected. No more stressful paperwork. A stop to endless number crunching. No more standing still. Take a quick look at the brief descriptions of each HBXL software product, a link to its own more detailed page, plus the starting price* (most products offer a number of versions) for either an annual subscription or an outright/perpetual purchase. What’s the difference? We explain it here. More >>

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Here are five points that could help you personally as a building firm owner or manager. It’s not another new years resolution article. And we’re not suggesting you aim big or set your sights high. But we know that many builders want to nail 2021 after the nightmare that was 2020. But don’t hang around. Your competitors could in all seriousness be already working on 2022 quotes…More>>

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Nail 2021 in January! Not in six months time…

If you don’t shake up your business now, then 2021 will run away like every year before. The only difference this year – we’re coming out of a pandemic – so there’s more at stake. And if you wait until you’re ready – you could be waiting a long time…More>>

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17 December 2020 The furlough scheme has been extended. The government today announced a further extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: The scheme will remain open until the 30th April 2021 (it was due to finish on 31 March) The Government will maintain contributions at 80% (up to the cap) for hours not worked….More >>

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Following the National Lockdown announcement in England, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended for a month. Employees will receive 80% of their current salary for hours not worked. The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – also known as the Furlough scheme – will remain open until December, with employees…More Info>>

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Hello, As you know, a national lockdown starts on Thursday 5th November. Non-essential shops, bars, restaurants, gyms, leisure centres and so on, will be closing. However the Prime Minister has explicitly said that construction and manufacturing should continue. Yes the building industry is very much open for business! The Construction Leadership Council has also confirmed…More Info>>

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12 tips on managing a building project to make money: 5 minute read EstimatorXpress software’s project management tools >> OK so you won the job. Great! But you’re not on top of the job. Bad! It’s not the winning that counts (although you need to win to do the work – I get that). It’s…More >>

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Following the Chancellor’s statement on 22nd October 2020, we have highlighted two government support schemes that we believe could be of interest to the construction community. Self Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Announced on 22.10.20 The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant has been given an Extension by the Government. It will provide support to the…More >>

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Public Health England (PHE) have provided advice on reporting cases of Covid-19 at your business premises. In the case of construction companies those business premises are both the company office and building sites. This is what they say: As an employer, you have a duty to ensure your staff report any symptoms of Covid-19 and…More >>

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Does your building firm stand out from your competitors? When costs are close there’s often little to choose between competing building firms – so what’s a homeowner to do? What is it that gets companies on to the short list? Visuals. Lovely images of what could be. Basically, an impressive visualisation of a dream extension…More >>

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