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How can digital systems help to manage construction project costs?

As construction project costs continue to rise, Carol Massay, head of construction at the Access Group, explores how digital systems can help businesses manage their budgets.
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Disadvantages of Excel spreadsheets in construction management

Top disadvantages of Excel spreadsheets in construction management. What’s the cost to your business if all your spreadsheets got deleted today?
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How Access Construction Software supports contractors

Find out how Access Construction is helping main contractors and subcontractors streamline and improve efficiency with cloud hosting, estimating and ERP software solutions.
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How to handle building material shortages with cost value reconciliation

Kate Waterfield, marketing manager at the Access Group, explores how to handle material shortages in construction with cost value reconciliation (CVR).
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Perfect fit: The rise of modular construction

John Leitch is bid manager at M-AR Ltd and has used Access ConQuest for more than 27 years. As demand for housing, particularly affordable homes, soars, he explains how offsite construction can provide greater cost certainty and faster delivery times.
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New approach vital to conquer materials shortage delays and tight margins

With increasing pressure on deadlines and margins, how can the housebuilding industry adapt its approach to mitigate the impact of these unprecedented factors? Here, Carol Massay, head of construction at The Access Group, explains the role of technology in keeping construction on track.
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Procore – Construction management software

Procore's construction management software connects everyone on the project team with all of the information they need to get the job done on time, under budget, with quality and with pride.
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Walking the razor’s edge: Data to boost margins and productivity

This ebook from The Access Group takes a look at how harnessing data and software can ensure companies can respond faster to opportunities, can bid for work with confidence and, ultimately, frees up the QS to do what they do best.
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Building confidence with accurate project costing

Construction is playing a leading role in the UK’s economic recovery but in an uncertain world, accurately forecasting costs and keeping them on track can be tricky. With new opportunities on the cards, forward-thinking firms are using digital technology, including estimating software, to win more tenders and improve the profitability of projects, as Andy Day, estimating, take off & surveying software consultant from Access Construction, explains.
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Contractor CNG chooses ConQuest for digitally-led vision

As digital adoption continues to grow in the construction industry, main contractor CNG has put technology at the centre of its operations. Launching in...
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E-commerce warehouse space drives construction demand

The huge surge in online retail and E-commerce over the last twelve months, driven by the Covid-19 pandemic, has resulted in a similar increase in demand for warehouse space, experts say.
ERP software

The Access Group acquires ERP software specialist

The Access Group has acquired ERP software specialist, EasyBuild to secure a market-leading position in the provision of software and services to the construction sector.
T Level students, construction software

Derby college partners with Access ConQuest to support T Level students

Derby College Group (DCG) has partnered with construction software specialists, Access ConQuest, to help prepare students undertaking T Level qualifications for the world of work.
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Causeway launches facial recognition solution for safer sites

The latest Causeway Donseed release includes new contactless facial recognition technology, which enables construction contractors to verify identity at sign-in and sign-out without any skin contact.
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Access ConQuest Estimating software for civils and subcontractors

Access ConQuest Estimating software contains features designed to minimise admin and help you do your job more accurately in a fraction of the time.

New face of construction: Transparency, accountability and responsibility

The Access Group explores encouraging a culture of transparency, accountability and responsibility in the construction industry.

ClearTech wins 50% more jobs with enhanced estimation efficiency

ClearTech Engineered Solutions in Dublin wins 50% more jobs with enhanced estimation efficiency, as traditional operations give way to technology-driven and environmentally sustainable models.

Estimators: Why automate takeoffs?

As an estimator, you know takeoffs are a major part of every project – this is where the On-Screen Takeoff function in Access ConQuest Estimating can help.

How do you get the rest of your team on board...

The Access Group has created this guide for those wanting to introduce new software into their organisation, and how you go about tackling reservations and building a strong business case for the software.

Low-balling to win contracts: How some contractors hold construction back

The Access Group takes a look at the CBI’s recent Fine Margins report and discusses how estimating software can help contractors avoid unusually low or high tenders.
Financial support, build aviator

Covid-19: Helping hands for trades from Build Aviator

Build Aviator has extended a range of help and financial support to tradespeople during the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown.

The rise of freelance estimators

Are you a freelance estimator? Get in touch with the Access team today to find out why Access ConQuest Estimating is your perfect tool.
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Two-stage procurement in construction: The answer to cost-saving?

The Access Group discusses its guide to cost-saving with estimating software – a crucial step for using two-stage procurement in construction.
Walking the fine line of construction margins

Whitepaper: Walking the fine line of construction margins

Identifying how to protect your company's construction margins – find out how using technology can help you increase your accuracy.
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Access Construction ERP software

Access construction management software enables you to accurately estimate contracts, manage your projects with clear visibility and control your costs.
Easter offers on estimating service from Build Aviator

Easter offers on Build Aviator’s estimating service – 30th March until...

Build Aviator estimating service is on offer for the Easter period - perfect for your planning and construction projects.

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