How to Help Your Construction Business Survive the Coronavirus Pandemic

The construction industry has faced a number of challenges in its history, from economic downturns to Brexit, but now it faces something completely new: COVID-19. Initially uncovered in China and making its way across over 180 countries and territories, the novel Coronavirus is affecting the lives of billions, and its repercussions are being felt in every […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) sweeps across the globe, its socio-economic effects are beginning to take hold. Here at EasyBuild, we know that your business depends on our reliability to provide reliable and uninterrupted support, consultancy and training. As such, we would like to share the measures we have in place to ensure that you […]

10 Problems Solved with Construction Accounting Software

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If you’re a business in the construction industry, there are many benefits that come with investing in a specialised accounting software system to improve the smooth running and cost management of your projects. Keep your workers and clients happy with centralised information and data as well as a reduced amount of admin. Here are our […]

Growth of IoT devices in supply chain management market

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The Internet of Things, as a term, was coined in 1999 by Kevin Ashton, a British technologist. At the time, the concept of a network of connected devices was still the stuff of science fiction.  Yet now, it is a reality, with IoT devices in supply chain management growing at a steady rate. And it does […]

Domestic Reverse Charge VAT

Coming into force from the 1st October 2020, is the Domestic Reverse Charge VAT. A new change in legislation, the VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services is a change in how VAT is handled for certain kinds of construction services in the UK. A significant change, this new legislation will affect the […]

Reverse VAT Charge Explained

On October 1st 2020, the construction industry are going to encounter threatening and potentially troublesome changes to VAT regulations. With 2020 set to see the government introduce this transition to seek extinction of the theft of VAT from the government by organised crime gangs called ‘missing trader fraud’. In order to do so, a VAT […]

Impact Of Brexit On The Construction Industry

Since Britain woke up to the news in June 2016 confirming the exit from the EU, the implications on business have remained unclear. Uncertainty of the effects of Brexit in the construction industry have not just been around the regulations and standards, but also the reliance on the market for the import and export of […]

Carol Massay CEO of EasyBuild Speaks at 2019 WICE Summit

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On the 25th of April this year, over 300 women gathered at The Grange Tower Bridge in London to celebrate the annual European Women in Construction and Engineering Awards (WICE). Hosted and directed by Afi Ofori, the managing director at Zars Media, this year’s WICE summit was perhaps the best one yet with 208 finalists, […]

Inspiring Women Role Models: Interview With EasyBuild CEO Carol Massay

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In the 21st century, the number of women working in the construction industry and women role models is still surprisingly low. Figures show that only 11% of the 2.96 million pound industry is female. Along with a shortage of skills, the lack of female representation is arguably a key factor in holding back the growth […]

Is Virtual Reality The Future Of The Construction Industry?

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The demand for construction has never been greater. Even though it’s a very diverse industry, it’s one of the leading industry sectors in the UK. But that doesn’t mean it’s at its best. Construction workers face problems on a daily basis, including reduction in skilled workers, criticism for the amount of waste, levels of performance […]