Check out our latest blog posts, which provide commentary and opinions on issues and trends in the construction and contracting industry.
The Irish Times has reported a continued positive outlook for the construction industry in the Irish market with growth reaching a four-month high in December 2018. Activity has grown in both commercial and residential construction with purchasing activity rising at the fastest pace in the last nine months. During this period of growth, Eque2 has […]
This year’s Autumn Budget was released earlier than usual due to Brexit negotiations and is set to have a significant impact on the construction industry. Overall, the UK’s final Budget as an EU member promises greater investment in the construction industry, bringing welcome news to many companies involved either in minor works or major development […]
Latest figures from The Builders’ Conference show that the total value of new construction contracts awarded in the UK in September reached the highest monthly total for more than a year. The construction trade association and market intelligence provider reported a total of £5.84bn in new contract awards in data derived from its unique league […]
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) has been transforming the tech strategy of nearly every industry in recent years but, as our previous blogs have acknowledged, the construction industry is yet to make the most of the tech revolution. A recent survey of over 300 global organisations found that construction companies will be more likely (84%) to […]
Online reputation management is all about joining the conversation, and within the construction industry there are conversations you may be missing. It’s worth asking yourself whether you are effectively engaging with the people who could, right now, be talking about your company or the issues close to its heart. There are risks, of course, involved […]
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Discover how to improve your cost value reconciliation to keep your company growing. An accurate estimate of a construction project’s costs is vital. But it is only of use up until your company wins the contract. It only reflects the amount your company will get paid if nothing changes throughout the life of the project […]
Five key steps that can ensure variations don’t drain the profitability out of a project. Variations are an inevitable aspect of construction projects. Very few projects are completed without any changes being requested or enforced. Unfortunately, the sheer diversity of variations can make it difficult to predict in advance which issues (if any) might arise during […]
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