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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Which Projects Should You Tender?

Which Projects Should You Tender? Posted January 24, 2016 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Business Strategy, estimating Tips & Hints. The Tender Evaluation toolkit can increase your conversion rates by answering some basic questions and scoring each opportunity.By answering straightforward questions the Estimating toolkit can help you to select which projects to estimate when faced with...

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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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Electrical Estimating Specifications for O&M’s

Electrical Estimating Specifications for O&M’s Posted by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Electrical estimating, estimating Tips & Hints. During the course of electrical estimating we have noticed there seems to be overkill these days in consultants specifications for  what they require for handover, are use the word THEY, because these are standard general specification clauses that...

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Gingerbread Men beware of Mr Fox

Gingerbread Men beware of Mr Fox Posted November 22, 2017 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Business Strategy, Electrical estimating, estimating Tips & Hints, Prime Cost of labour RICS/ECA, Tender Topics.             I was recently contacted by a contractor enquiring about electrical estimating a project for them, they told me it was for some houses...

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