This is the third in a series of three articles on knowing your costs, for improved financial health and a better chance of winning good profitable work. You’ll find the other two articles here: Part I: How to reduce your overheads >> Part II: How to include all the costs in your estimates >> “Growing…More Info

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This is the second in a series of three articles on knowing your costs, for improved financial health and a better chance of winning good profitable work. You’ll find the other two articles here: Part I: How to reduce your overheads >> Part III: How to price for profit and not just to fill the…More Info

 

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This is the first in a series of three articles on knowing your costs, for improved financial health and a better chance of winning good profitable work. You’ll find the other two articles here: Part II: How to include all the costs in your estimates >> Part III: How to price for profit and not…More Info

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Before the pandemic of 2020, were you a profitable building firm? Or have you always known you could do better? This enforced slowdown-cum-shutdown could be viewed as an opportunity to regroup and re-start. And ‘knowing your costs’ is one of the goals in the HBXL Re-start Action Plan. If all your jobs never quite make the…More Info

 

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Quick takeaways: HBXL estimating software is less daunting than you think! We’re here to help you every step of the way It’s not about the risk of change – it’s the risk of not changing Worried about risking time and money on estimating software? What if you’re actually putting your business at risk by NOT taking…More Info

 

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Now is the time to become skilful at getting out a quote fast. In months to come it will pay-off as you get your name in front of the customer before the competition does. And ‘quoting fast’ is one of the goals in the HBXL Re-start Action Plan. You know ‘fastest finger first’ the initial…More Info

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Here we introduce our new solar panel partners, Comera Energy to residential building firms. Want to earn some extra money with little input? Make decent additional profit with a product that you don’t have to install yourself! Want to go the extra mile for prospective customers and provide a USP compared to your competitors? Giving…More Info

 

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14-day cooling off – that’s what you have to give a customer when they agree to use your building services. At the point of purchase, you need to say in writing that the homeowner has the right to cancel the contract within 14 days without giving any reason. Our quick Q & A explains the…More Info

 

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Do you wish you could charge more? Do you want more profitable types of jobs? Are you in a vicious cycle of quoting lower? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, then take five minutes to read our free guide on how much you could charge, achieving an accurate quote, and what…More Info

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Want a successful building business in 2020? Well if you want to grab the new year by the scruff of its neck and make it the best it can be, then read on. We’ve written a 20-point action plan to help you on your way. And if the following seems daunting and even unattainable… do…More Info

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