The ConX Blog

Support for Construction Businesses during the Coronavirus

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The Australian Government is supporting Australian businesses to manage cash flow challenges and retain employees. Assistance includes cash flow support to businesses and temporary measures to provide relief for financially distressed businesses. Read more to find out how each of the following topics are addressed

  • Boosting cash flow for employers
  • Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses
  • Increasing the instant asset write-off
  • Backing business investment
  • Supporting apprentices and trainees

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6 Tips for Setting up a Successful Construction Business

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When you’re running a construction business, everyday presents a new set of challenges, whether that is at pre-construction phase, preparing cost estimates, sending quotes to win jobs and ordering materials or trying to manage jobs once they’ve started or recovering payment from the builder or owner once the job is done. Putting processes in place will maximise your ability to succeed and limit the downside of any setbacks you may encounter. 

What follows are some nuggets from my time as a carpentry contractor and a few things I learned from speaking with our clients that I wish I knew when I was on the tools. 

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New Feature: How to collaborate as a team

Having your team connected is essential at all stages of a construction project, with our latest release you can now collaborate on projects in the takeoff and quoting phase.
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How To Do A Concrete Takeoff On ConX Measure

Here are 5 simple steps to do a concrete takeoff and prepare a quote. We have also made a 4 minute video that will show you just how simple it is to do a concrete takeoff, ConX actually makes the process fun.

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Feature Update: Sharing Plans and Blueprints

Sharing plans and mark-ups with a colleague, contractor, home-owner or supplier just got a whole lot easier

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Feature Update: Grouping Function

A look into our new 'groupings' function to calculate materials quickly.

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