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A Guide to Construction Job Costing

A Guide to Construction Job Costing

Accurate job costing is essential for construction businesses to ensure that projects not only complete within budget, but to ensure healthy cash flow, too. 

Whilst job costing is used across all industries, it’s particularly crucial in the construction industry and the ability to accurately record job costs in construction can set your company up for success.

Looking for a Sage Job Costing alternative?

Looking for a Sage Job Costing alternative?

Following Sage’s announcement that they will no longer support Sage Job Costing from October 2021, many construction companies are now looking for a new job costing alternative. 

Our construction-specific accounting software is a fully integrated system that provides Job Costing solutions as well as many other functions including, Payroll, Subcontractor Management, and comprehensive reporting options. 

The Subcontractor Management Process

The Subcontractor Management Process

Managing subcontractors in construction can often be time-consuming and hard work, especially when managing multiple subcontractors across many contracts at once. Trying to manage subcontractors without a subcontractor management process in place can often be disorganized and you always run the risk of not complying with legislation.

A Guide to Construction GRNs

A Guide to Construction GRNs

A Goods Received Note (GRN) is a two-way document that is a record of goods received from a supplier and shows proof that the ordered goods have been received. They are mainly used by the buyer, to compare the amount of goods ordered with what was received. 

5 Key Reasons to Use Construction Accounting Software

5 Key Reasons to Use Construction Accounting Software

Based on the specialist requirements of a construction business, it becomes difficult to use generic accounting software. Your construction business needs accounting software that is tailored to these specific needs, including the CIS scheme, subcontractors, retentions and more. 

What is the Construction Industry Scheme?

What is the Construction Industry Scheme?

The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is a HMRC tax requirement for both contractors and subcontractors. Under the CIS scheme, contractors must deduct a percentage from a subcontractor’s payment (based on their tax status) and pass it on to HMRC, which is where CIS accounting comes in.

Digitising Goods Received Notes

Digitising Goods Received Notes

Waiting for delivery notes to make their way back to the office from your sites slows down the payment of supplier invoices, but there is a more efficient way to process goods received notes. Our bestselling module, Mobile GRN, eliminates time spent waiting for delivery notes to get back to the office from site.

3 Benefits of Web-Based Construction Accounting Software

3 Benefits of Web-Based Construction Accounting Software

There’s no doubt that the Coronavirus outbreak has been a huge disruptor of business across the world, perhaps most obviously in the construction industry. And whilst it’s not possible for your site staff to work from home, with the right tools your back office staff certainly can; enter web-based construction accounting software.

Managing Construction Cash Flow Effectively

Managing Construction Cash Flow Effectively

Effectively managing your construction business’ cash flow can be the difference between a successful business and a failing one. But how exactly do you manage construction cash flow to make sure your projects are profitable from start to finish?

Construction Sites Reopening Amid Pandemic

Construction Sites Reopening Amid Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has without a doubt been the single greatest disruptor to the construction industry since the 2008 recession, but the industry is thinking on its feet and adapting to make sites safe to facilitate a return to work amid the pandemic. Sophie Hurst, Managing Director of Integrity Software, writes.

How To: Process Invoices Quicker

How To: Process Invoices Quicker

For large construction businesses undertaking many large projects at the same time, processing hundreds - or even thousands - of supplier invoices every month is a huge task in itself. So what can you do to help cut the time your team spends processing them? Read on to find out.

How The Government's Covid-19 Support Can Help Construction

How The Government's Covid-19 Support Can Help Construction

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a temporary set of measures in Friday evening’s daily press conference to support people and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, some of which will be instrumental in helping the UK construction industry to stay afloat during these unprecedented times. Read on the find out more.

IR35 Delayed Until March 2021, HMRC Announces

IR35 Delayed Until March 2021, HMRC Announces

HMRC have announced they are delaying the controversial IR35 changes for 12 months amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Previously due to be introduced in April, the new rules will now not be introduced until April 2021, as the construction industry releases a collective sigh of relief.

Explore The Benefits of Using Email Payslips

Explore The Benefits of Using Email Payslips

Electronic payslips sent via email can help your construction business in lots of ways; here we take a look at the key benefits your business could take advantage of should you make the switch.