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5 opportunities not be missed for builders merchants

5 opportunities not be missed for builders merchants

Profitability, minimising costs, maintaining a good level of cash flow, stock levels and good customer service are key for any business. It’s not just about having the right job management software although that does help!.

Five UK Construction Events not to be missed this autumn

Five UK Construction Events not to be missed this autumn

Homebuilding and Renovating Show-London, International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century, UK Construction Week Birmingham 2019, Digital Construction Week and ConTech 2019 are the coolest UK construction conferences not to be missed this autumn.

Five keys to success for the modern builders’ merchant

Five keys to success for the modern builders’ merchant

It can be difficult for a builders’ merchant to attract and retain customers. Margins are thin, and luring price-conscious buyers takes more than a sign in the driveway. But with the right strategy, merchants can stand out in a crowded marketplace, maximizing profits, minimizing costs, and keeping stocks in line with customer needs.

The Building Industry Bean Counter’s (New) Best Friend

The Building Industry Bean Counter’s (New) Best Friend

Buildiro is making life easier for tradespeople and merchants, but the innovations go far beyond the job-site. An e-invoicing feature set to launch next month will save industry accountants time – and could even earn them a little extra cash.

Buildiro Merchant Profile: Lee Church of JMD – DIY & building supplies interview

Buildiro Merchant Profile: Lee Church of JMD – DIY & building supplies interview

It’s no secret that tradesmen are creatures of habit. Let’s face it – from the tools we use to the methods we employ, when we find something that works, we stick with it. But while that might engender customer loyalty, these days, being obstinate can be costly.

How Buying with Buildiro Can Save You Money

How Buying with Buildiro Can Save You Money

Coupons aren’t the most rugged tool in a pro builder’s toolbox, but for anyone with jobs south of London, they might be the smartest. Earlier this month, Buildiro teamed up with JMD Building & DIY Supplies, a family-run supplier in Hailsham, England, to offer all Buildiro customers 5% off their bill. It’s our first discount deal with a UK-based merchant; it will not be our last.

Buildiro 2.0: A Digital Display Case for Small Merchants

Buildiro 2.0: A Digital Display Case for Small Merchants

Professional builders, on the other hand, typically avoid small merchants. Many independently-run stores don’t maintain updated inventories online, and when time is money, tradespeople are instinctively drawn to bigger, often pricier alternatives, assuming larger retailers are more likely to stock what they are looking for.

Marching into May: Two Months at Buildiro

Marching into May: Two Months at Buildiro

It has been a busy two months here at Buildiro, and we wanted to take a few minutes to update our community on what we have been up to. Since the app launched on 2 March, interest from tradespeople and merchants has been incredibly high; we’ve counted more than 400 downloads via Google Play and the Apple App store, and our contact form has been lit up with requests from merchants and potential investors. Some of these conversations are inching toward official collaborations; more on that front soon.

Are you eligible to take the CSCS examination?

Are you eligible to take the CSCS examination?

On this page you will find online health and safety test for UK operative test. This mock cscs mock exam online is completely free with no charge at all. You will be given 50 questions in your citb cscs mock test 2019.

Test our app and win a DeWalt twin pack!

Test our app and win a DeWalt twin pack!

Buildiro app developed for all the tradespeople is looking for the testers from the construction business to test their app. The winner will get a DeWalt twin pack, useful for every tradesperson.