Richard has 14 years’ experience, ranging from Civils (highways & groundworks), Industrial (power stations & breweries), Military (Navy dockyard) and Building (residential & modular) projects.
He has worked as a Civil Engineering Technician, Works Planner, Estimator and Quantity Surveyor over his career.
Previous employers and clients include Colas Highways, Cape Industrial Services, PF Modular, Wates, Skanska Highways and Eurovia Surfacing.
Samantha has 14 years’ experience, ranging from Military (AWE Aldermaston), Mechanical & Electrical (banking, data centre), Civils (Hindhead tunnel) and Building (schools, hospitals) projects.
She has a strong background and vast experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor, having worked for large enterprises on prestigious contracts.
Previous employers include SSE Contracting, Balfour Beatty Engineering Services and Imtech Engineering Services North.
Don't waste your precious time with clients who don't want to pay you for the work you've done. Due diligence is key.
Understand the contract clauses. Learn your contractual and statutory rights, and enforce them when necessary.
Be clear and concise, mindful of your tone of voice and how your words will be interpreted by the recipients.
Understand what you're signing up for. Don't make assumptions - get written clarification. Take your time, don't be rushed.
Record the site conditions, and evidence your progress. Report any delay, acceleration, re-work, and disruption.
Forecast your revenues and costs in advance, and update as you go. Align with payment dates to maintain positive cashflow.
For the construction sector to work in a fully collaborative and honest manner for the benefit of all stakeholders.
To assist our UK-based subcontractors to manage their contractual, financial and operational risks – quickly, effectively and decisively.