Posts Tagged construction management

Bespoke window treatment

Lots of architects specify bespoke oak windows and doors to be left untreated, so that they age to a lovely grey colour. This is all well and good…but manufacturers will not warranty their goods to the end user unless they have been treated with their own particular […]

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Important Changes to CDM 2015 Regulations for Domestic Clients

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has been consulting with the construction industry with its proposals to amend the Construction Design & Management Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007) which will become the CDM 2015 Regulations. It has made fairly robust changes to the way that the regulations will […]

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Changes that can cause problems later on!

How changes to a well thought out brief can mess up other things when the work is eventually carried out. 

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Self-Build and Design Exhibition

seminar at the self build and design show westpoint exeter

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Building costs lower? or actually higher?

does getting a contractor to work for less necessarily get your build carried out cheaper? no.

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Collaboration with costing or botched design?

Collaboration with estimating professional as a way of saving money and getting a better quality build

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Working efficiency in the South West?

Working practices in the South West and how they impact on timescales.

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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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Project Management

What is this and why should we use it for our building project?
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What should we look for?
Can we afford to do this?
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Finding out what it should all cost.
Keeping those costs under control.
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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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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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