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Security of Payment: Your Biggest Power Tool

Oct 09, 2017

Security of Payment legislation was designed to give subcontractors and trade contractors (‘subcontractors’) the power to enforce non-payment quickly and to deal with disputes quickly out of court.  The reasoning behind the legislation is that subcontractors basically funded the construction process, usually paying for the materials and labour for the work well before the subcontractors themselves were paid.  As a result, the payers (builders and owners) higher up the contractual …

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How to use downtime to increase productivity

Widely regarded as our most treasured commodity, time is one of those things that can’t be controlled, yet despite it’s value, we don’t spend near enough energy learning to manage it well, …

3 examples of how forward thinking business owners eliminated manual data entry

simPRO is a powerful tool that revolutionises how businesses track, schedule, bill and analyse their jobs. Sometimes, however, a bridge needs to built to communicate with third-party applications …

A comprehensive guide to Customer Relationship Management systems. Pt.1

There comes a time in every business journey when you can’t just sit around patiently waiting for business to knock on the door. Often you’ll need to be more proactive in order to bring more …

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What part does simPRO play in parts management?

For most trade businesses there’s normally one recurring issue, an issue that can no longer be ignored, that prompts the leap from paper & spreadsheets to business management software. It’s usually either financial, operational or procedural. For King & Martin, the issue of missing parts needed to be addressed as a matter of urgency. Losing parts meant losing money, however once they saw that simPRO could assign parts directly to a job and that price files from suppliers …

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Rough seas make skilful sailors

Synergy Fire and Security are an electronics Fire & Security company founded in 2008 by Steve Trassari and Gerard Ashelford. We interviewed the 2 directors along with Business Manager Emma …

The flexibility to grow several revenue streams

Independent Locksmiths & Security was started in 1971 by Michael McGovern in the traditional man-in-a-van style, with partner Stephanie taking care of customer calls and invoicing at …

The freedom to create multiple streams of income

We previously met John not long after he’d implemented simPRO. His focus back …

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