5 Construction Trends To Look Out For In 2022

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| 3 Min Read |   5 Construction Trends To Look Out For In 2022   2021 brought a number of challenges to the construction sector. Contractors experienced material shortages and price increases due to COVID-19. Looking forward, here are the key construction industry trends 2022 will bring. Let’s take a look at the top […]

5 Benefits of Digital Time Tracking In Construction

Digital time tracking

| 3 Min Read |   5 Benefits of Digital Time Tracking In Construction   Traditionally, the tracking of employee hours would have been done on a piece of paper, but times have changed and companies are evolving to use smarter more efficient ways to track employee hours. Seeing a full breakdown of your employee’s […]

Cloud or Desktop Software For Construction?

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| 3 Min Read | Cloud or Desktop Software For Construction Cloud software is relatively new way of running a business digitally and enables construction companies to perform all of their operations on a bigger scale. Desktop software is being phased out due to its limitations and high cost. Desktop software has been around a […]

Automating Invoice Processing In Construction

automating invoice processing

| 3 Min Read |   Automating Invoice Processing In Construction   Invoice Processing is a workflow that has been established by a company to receive and pay incoming bills / invoices. In construction, due to its nature of supplying materials, the volume of monthly invoices to be processed can be extremely high and in […]

How To Choose The Right Construction Accounting Software For Your Company

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| 3 Min Read |   How To Choose The Right Construction Accounting Software For Your Company   In our accounting series of podcasts ‘What is the best accounting software for your construction company’, we discussed Xero, Sage and Quickbooks in detail, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages. Now, we take a look at how you can […]

How Can We Improve Construction Productivity & Profit?

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| 5 Min Read |   How Can We Improve Construction Productivity & Profit? With the ‘new normal’ introducing more restrictions to our labour force, we need to be aware of a potential decline in our productivity. Saving costs by increasing productivity is not an overnight fix. It requires an investment of time and resources […]

What is Livecosts?

LiveCosts

| 5 Min Read |   What is LiveCosts?   We have written blogs on many construction related topics in this series. We thought it would be good to answer a question we get asked the most. Niall Brennan from LiveCosts.com shares his view on what LiveCosts does and who it was built for.   The […]

Choosing The Right Construction Accounting Software

Construction Accounting Software

| 7  Min Read |   Choosing The Right Construction Accounting Software After our recent podcast with Stephen Kinch (Kalc Accounting), we at Livecosts thought that it was worth digging a little deeper into this topic. Stephen has been very kind to spend time putting together this detailed blog for our readers. He discusses choosing […]

Excel For Construction, Is It The Most Powerful Software We Can Use?

| 3 Min Read |   Excel For Construction, Is It The Most Powerful Software We Can Use? Excel is arguably the most powerful product in the Microsoft Office suite, and it’s not hard to see why. With over 1 billion users, it’s one of the most common softwares in the world, and from what […]

4 Reasons Construction Software Is A Saving, Not A Cost

| 5 Min Read |   4 Reasons Construction Software Is A Saving, Not A Cost Work practices within the construction industry has been static for many years. Did you know that construction is the second least digitised industry only just above agriculture! In recent years, technology has begun to replace outdated systems in many […]