How fast can your building firm respond to change?

Quick takeaways: The building industry needs to respond to a post-Brexit Britain BuildingWorks has the flexibility to respond to change at speed The future is bright with the right tools in your kit Political U-turns, Brexit chaos, delays and indecision, changes in construction ministers (Nadhim Zahawi MP was appointed in July as the third Construction…

Construction disputes and BIM software – we win.

Quick takeaways: Technology is gradually reducing the value of construction disputes BuildingWorks software, with its high quality data, offers a practical BIM solution valuable in disputed projects. HKA, the consulting and advisory firm, analysed over 200 projects for which they’d provided construction disputes resolution services. As Charlie Woodley, director of HKA points out; the top…

Adopt digital construction now – not later

Ben Lever is Future Skills and Innovation Lead for the Construction Industry Training Board or CITB as it’s known. Not surprisingly much of his focus is on digital adoption by building firms. He’s rightly concerned that change isn’t happening fast enough which he looks to address in his ‘three-step guide to using digital in your…

The antidote to Brexit and rising prices: an integrated design and estimating process

Quick takeaways: Economic uncertainty is putting pressure on construction sector With its integrated design and estimating process BuildingWorks provides a ‘better way of working’ It promotes good business practice and cost management Three years of political uncertainty have taken their toll on the construction sector, particular at the smaller end. As Sarah McMonagle, Director of…

Digital construction: How to save money using design and estimating software for construction

Digital construction is no fad. So ignore it at your peril! The process stands to save the builder, developer, architect or quantity surveyor, money. Serious money. So if the whole construction sector gets on board then the digital way can bring down the cost of construction as a whole, making homes more affordable and energy…

BuildingWorks wins award for construction software innovation

There’s nothing to beat customer happiness and recommendations, but it’s also rewarding to be recognised by industry professionals. And BuildingWorks has enjoyed success in this area from the time it was launched. 2019 is already looking good. Number one CAD software on the global stage BuildingWorks, part of the HBXL Group, has won Best CAD…