Prime Cost Of Labour – How much should you charge?

Prime Cost Of Labour – How much should you charge? Posted 29th September 2020 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Prime Cost of labour RICS/ECA. What labour rate should you charge, This is a very common question we are asked when providing an electrical estimating service. Looking first at a typical scenario...

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IET Regs 17th Edition Amendment 3

IET Regs 17th Edition Amendment 3 Posted February 27, 2015 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Electrical estimating, estimating Tips & Hints. Out now, 1st January 2015, The new yellow book will come into effect from 1st July and it has something for everyone. I would encourage you to attend a one day course to become familiar with...

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Dutch Auction

Dutch Auction Posted December 22, 2015 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Electrical estimating, estimating Tips & Hints, Mechanical Estimating. If you can do it for £x, the jobs yours, what should you do? We are all familiar with retail companies offering price matching, that is, “if you see it cheaper elsewhere we’ll match it or do it...

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Estimating Hazards

Estimating Hazards Posted January 12, 2016 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under estimating Tips & Hints. The first few days of 2016 have seen a flurry of new electrical estimating and mechanical estimating enquiries come through, one project  is a kind of hybrid, where our customer is a sub-sub-contractor, this is where a larger company (financially)...

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Astronaut John Glen,

Astronaut John Glen, Posted March 17, 2016 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Business Strategy, Electrical estimating, estimating Tips & Hints. “As I hurtled through space, one through kept crossing my mind; every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.” Wow, this is a powerful quote and brought to my attention by Ian Graham on...

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Salaries for estimators hit the £100,000 mark

Salaries for estimators hit the £100,000 mark Posted March 22, 2016 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Business Strategy, Electrical estimating. It’s not surprising that salaries are rising for estimators. It’s simply supply and demand. estimators salaries hit £100,000 mark Tags: your electrical estimate secret ingredients

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