Watch out for this Shower

Watch out for this Shower Posted March 4, 2016 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Electrical estimating.         We have recently completed an electrical estimate for an office block toilet refurbishment project where shower circuits were being added and the lighting was being altered. The drawing called for 50A SP MCB and SWA supply, but didn’t...

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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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On Yer Bike! Amanda & Sam in training for Vietnam to Cambodia challenge

On Yer Bike! Amanda & Sam in training for Vietnam to Cambodia challenge Posted April 9, 2016 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Uncategorized. UK Estimating Support’s Amanda Johnson and her friend Sam Newey and many other women are taking part in a very challenging journey across 450Km Vietnam to Cambodia to raise funds for ,...

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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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Do You have a Brexit clause in your offer?

Do You have a Brexit clause in your offer? Posted June 22, 2016 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Electrical estimating, estimating Tips & Hints, Mechanical Estimating. On the cusp of a major referendum to decide if we remain or leave the EU have you considered how it may affect your business when undertaking your Mechanical or Electrical Estimating?...

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Brexit what does the ECA say?

Brexit what does the ECA say? Posted June 30, 2016 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Business Strategy, Electrical estimating, estimating Tips & Hints. ECA responds to Brexit   What should you put in your tender letter to off set the risk?

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Tender Matters

Tender Matters Posted March 16, 2017 by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Electrical estimating, estimating Tips & Hints, Mechanical Estimating, Tender Topics. Regular readers of our newsletters will know we teamed up with Geraldine Fleming to bring you useful in-depth knowledge We have covered; Newsletters 1 -10 I would like to receive Tender Topics 1-10   Newsletter Topic Comments...

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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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BS7671:2018 , 18th Edition Wiring Regulations is due 1st July

BS7671:2018 , 18th Edition Wiring Regulations is due 1st July Posted April 12, 2018, by ukestimatingsupport & filed under Uncategorized. Significant changes are expected in the new 18th Edition of the wiring regulation which a due to be realized the 1st of July. Cut off point, installations designed after 31st December 2018 will have to...

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