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Send your Construction Tender Drawings, specifications and/or Bills of Quantiy to us to prepare you with a fully detailed estimate; your estimate is supplied back to you in complete work book format, to download a FREE sample estimate register now.
The workbook allows you to adjust your construction estimate costs. We lift off the quantities and measure the linear items and square metre areas using our digitiser. After reviewing the tender documents and drawings we will consultant you for your preferred supply chain companies that you would like to tender for the project.
We will manage the process completely allowing you to focus on your construction business. When Sub-Contract Tenders are received back from the supply chain, they are reviewed for compliance. Where several tenders have been received back the construction estimating software will show All the tenders and highlight the one used.
Measured items of work are quantified and the estimating software shows the Trade material cost, Trade discount, Net Material cost and Unit Labour time and Total labour time. The labour times are multiplied by your Prime cost of Labour to give a schedule of rate.
The construction estimating software allows you to switch views and manipulate the Tender until your Settle Your Bid Value. We will prepare a Preliminaries schedule for Fixed and Time Related Costs. The whole estimate is emailed to you along with a Model Tender Letter and Supply Chain Quotations and Sub-Contractor Quotes when finished.
You can access your Tender Documents any time and the quotations uploaded by the Supply Chain. The Construction Estimate will include a notional Overhead and Profit set at 7.5% uplifted to the complete estimate. The Prime cost of Labour used will be £20 per Hour. Sub-Contractors Costs will Not have Main Contractors Discount deducted where offered, however Provisional Sums, Contingencies will be deducted and added onto your Estimate as Net amounts.
Construction News reported that more and more contractors recognise the advantages of estimating support to overcome peaks created in their tender departments. Out sourcing estimating allows contractors to bid more work without permanently increasing overheads.
Following a recommendation I received from an ex colleague, I contacted UK Estimating Support Ltd with a view to having an estimate produced on a project that was quite complex. The information to base the estimate on was limited and did not offer a full and clear picture of the client's requirements.
We have used UK Estimating Support for over 3 years now. We have our own in house tender resource but we use UK Estimating Support for mechanical and electrical estimating when there are spikes in demand for tenders. They are very experienced, thorough and deliver the estimate on time, which is all we can ask.We need to be able to rely on our suppliers to enable us to deliver a first class service to our clients. UK Estimating Support - as the name suggests - are there when we need a mechanical estimating service or electrical estimating service.
We are finding that estimating these days is more about what's not on the drawings and in the specifications than what's on them. Our background experience allows us to see the missing pieces more clearly, this is where Experience really counts,
We are an expanding company and, from time to time, need a little help with our tendering process. We have used UK Estimating Support for nearly 3 years now and we have built up an excellent relationship with them. They have always helped us out when we've been under pressure and their experience in the field of mechanical and electrical estimating really shows. Any issues that we may have are quickly resolved. We give our customers a great service and we expect our suppliers to do the same. UK Estimating Support give us that support and offer a first class service. We would definitely recommend them.
R and D
UK Estimating Support are the first company that we have outsourced estimating to and we will certainly use their services again. From our initial communication right through to the finish of our tender estimate John and his team have helped us through every step of the way.
Their estimating knowledge and experience has been invaluable in supporting our mechanical contracting business, being able to tap into estimating resource whenever we need it. UK Estimating support have helped us to secure profitable work in tough economic times, I like the fact that they are always looking for ways to improve value, which often provides the opportunity to open dialogue with our client.
With excellent telephone and email support, superior knowledge in their field, and a highly professional approach to their work I can highly recommend them.”
Keith Bushby – Director – Plumb Logic Ltd
DTL services are a small family based electrical contractors, based in south Croydon, in order to help the company grow, and be completive we have used a number of estimating company over the years, which have not always delivered on their promise.
We were recommended to UK Estimating, and found the service, knowledge, experience and attention to detail to be of a high quality, in that we get a full cost breakdown, as per the tender specification, along with a full set of qualifications notes, and tender return draft letter all ready to be sent out, which saves us a lot of time.
Their estimating knowledge and experience has been invaluable in supporting our electrical contracting business, being able to tap into estimating resource whenever we need it.
UK Estimating support have helped us to secure profitable work in tough economic times, I like the fact that they are always looking for ways to improve value, which often provides the opportunity to open dialogue with our client, I can highly recommend them.
Carl Dawson Director
DTL Services Ltd
UK Estimating support have helped us to submit competitive accurate tenders against very tight deadlines,
The fact that they are always looking for ways to add value, often provides the opportunity to open a dialogue with our clients,
I can highly recommend them.
W H Good Ltd Building Services
As opportunities arose for our firm to tender for larger contracts it was apparent that we would need to employ a full time estimator or outsource the work to an independent company.
After some research I contacted estimating support to discuss our requirements, I have found Estimating supports knowledge of the construction industry extends way beyond the tender stage and in recent times they have help us out of some sticky situations offering legal and financial advice. Considering the tough financial climate we continue to grow and I believe the team at estimating support are instrumental to this growth.
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