Providing independent business systems advice to building services companies

Sector - Construction/Building Services




Building services covers many types of business from construction companies, property advisors, house builders, interior designers, building products suppliers, property developers and so on. Our clients include most of these types of organisations. 

In the building services and construction industries project management and cost control are equally valuable and are the key to successful management of complex projects.

The building services and construction industries are increasingly using information technology to streamline business functions, provide accurate and up to date financial analysis and increase profitability. There are a range of sector specific application solutions applicable to the smallest up to the largest companies.

By implementing appropriate integrated software solutions building services and construction companies should be able to:

  • accurately generate estimates and quotes

  • improve visibility and insight into all work in progress

  • automate and streamline business processes and improve efficiency

  • generate appropriate statutory documentation

  • handle and process complex projects

  • integrate the planning and reporting functions 

  • improve communication with suppliers, sub-contractors and customers

  • integrate with associated software solutions such as plant-hire, service management, planned maintenance, etc.

  • handle HSE issues and provide a quality management framework

  • provide regular and up to date financial analysis.


Construction contractor and project manager - defined business systems strategy and assisted with definition and selection of new project costing and accounting solution.

Workplace environment designers and installers - defined IT strategy, assisted with new systems selection and project management of implementation.

Building products distributor and installer - reviewed computer operations and recommended action plan.

Property management (self storage units) - IT strategy, definition of user requirements, supplier selection and approach to IT support. 

Exhibition display designer and manufacturer - established IT business case to US parent.


Contact Details:

Microguide Corporate Computer Consultants, 82 Shortlands Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT2 6HE

Tel: 020 8549 7152

Fax: 020 8549 8112

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