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Provisional Sums VS PC Sums

June 16, 2019

Knowing the difference Confusion often arises when deciphering the difference between a Provisional Sum, and a Prime Cost Sum (PC Sum). Effectively, they both exist to provide estimates made for…

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The Best Builder Sales Stories…..

June 9, 2019

Three Top Examples Of How Some of our Builders Manage Expectations And Cost. So, you guys go and learn how to be a builder, you learn how to put together…

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Pricing Earthworks – all you need to know!

May 26, 2019

Pricing earthworks is such a skill, the general approach is to use a provisional sum, basically because none of us own a set of x-ray goggles and within reason, who…

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Sales – The Personalised Journey

May 19, 2019

Selling has changed – dramatically Its not by chance that in many industries the emphasis is now on the journey rather than the destination. We have come a long way…

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Offsite and Onsite Overheads

May 13, 2019

how to charge for offsite & onsite overheads Everyone knows a house is made of bricks and sticks and labour… in round figures. But when you are pricing that house,…

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The User Pays QS Model

May 5, 2019

Would you build for free? The Cost to Price the Job should be covered – irrelevant of who does it! I’m not sure where it comes from, but there is…

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Putting your building business in a box

April 29, 2019

Planning with end game in mind As most of you know by now, when I’m not running the QS biz, I have a national franchise that does building reports across…

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Get Your Clients To Pay For The QS

April 21, 2019

Start with big words One of my favourite builders spoke to Paul today and asked a bloody good question, How do I convince my clients that it is in their…

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