Archive for June 2010

Multi Tasking Friend or Foe?

reasons why multi tasking in construction/building project management is so bad

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Accuracy in pricing works or guesswork?

getting the cost of your project right, feasibility studies can help you get the best for your money

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VAT The Dreaded Tax On Home Improvement

vat as a method of assisting the home improvement market

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Over engineering for the insurers?

Do structural engineers, over engineer to keep their insurers happy?

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The Tender Process / Trouble and dispute –vs- care and competence

using the tender process to help choose the right people and reduce building disputes

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Eco Technology / Alternative Energy –vs- Insulation

Investment in insulation could prove better value than eco technology/alternative energy

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The National Self Build Association (NaSBA)

Self build advice about The National Self Build Association NaSBA

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SFS ManCon has just set up our…

SFS ManCon has just set up our facebook page to promote a better way of building. http://bit.ly/agN4ZA

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Project Management

What is this and why should we use it for our building project?
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Feasibility

What should we look for?
Can we afford to do this?
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Budgeting

Finding out what it should all cost.
Keeping those costs under control.
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Programming

How it can really help a project.
How to do it properly.
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Tender Process

Making sure the build team is properly chosen and prepared.
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Procurement

Finding the best value materials.
Making sure they stay that way.
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Site Management

Working with the whole team,
helping everyone to get it right.
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CDM 2015 Regulations

Carrying out the Principle Contractor Role For CDM 2015 Regulations
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