Contract Budgeting / Job Costing
User-defined and fully editable budget templates with cost codes allow you to easily setup and track jobs based on real-time progress of Budgets v Ordered v Delivered/Accrued v Actuals v Cost to Complete.
The Construct Contract Enquiry mobile app allows your employees to view their contracts while on the go, to get a real-time view of key information relating to the current financial position of any Contract.
Purchase Order Processing
Ability to raise purchase orders, with appropriate authorisation rules, and track
them against contract budgets to highlight overspend. Utilise the Construct Mobile app to match raise orders from site and track exactly what is delivered to site and invoiced.
Reduce manual work and risk of errors with online CIS verifications, insurance & CSCS tracking. Monitor performance ratings and manage subcontracted orders, subcontractor applications, invoice matching, cumulative tracking and self-billing payment certifications.
Applications & Retentions
Keep accurate records of Applications for Payment, and details of Sales
Invoices received. Track retentions held by or against you to make sure they are claimed for at the appropriate points using automatically calculated release dates.
Powerful advanced reporting module, based on Microsoft Excel, allows you to closely monitor project performance and reduce reliance on your accounts team for contract information.
Plant Hire Orders & Tracking
Realise the true impact of plant costs on your contracts by recording plant orders, on hire/off hire tracking per contract. Receive overspend warnings and accrued costs. Match invoices back to relevant on/off hire period.
Range of mobile apps connecting site with the back office
Construct provides a range of mobile apps to help businesses improve communication and visibility of information between what happens on-site with teams in the office.
- Delivery Notes enables you to consistently achieve a three-way match between purchase orders raised, the goods which turn up on-site and the invoices you are asked to pay.
- Timesheets allows employees and site managers to enter time sheets for themselves or their team, through any Android or Apple device in real-time, which are then transferred automatically over to Construct for Sage Accounts, removing the need to chase, collate, enter or import time sheets manually.
- Purchase Orders allows users to raise purchase orders from any Apple or Android mobile device when off-site in real-time, removing the need to chase colleagues in the office
Eliminate the need to store physical copies of documents by attaching them electronically to any record in Construct at any level. Access key contract documentation in one click.
The Document Capture module within Construct helps to enhance the processing of electronic supplier and subcontractor invoices to help increase efficiency and move to a paperless environment – by allowing users to capture invoice and GRN documents and attach them to the corresponding transaction within Construct.
Unique integration with Sage Payroll allows for the generation of PAYE timesheet job costing entries.
Plus, a mobile app allows your employees and site managers to enter time sheets for themselves or their team, which are then transferred automatically over to Construct for Sage Accounts, removing the need to chase, collate, enter or import time sheets manually.
Construct for Sage uniquely integrates with Eque2’s industry-leading estimating solution, EValuate to provide a solution for managing projects from initial estimate through to final account.
EValuate speeds up the process of describing, measuring and pricing jobs, including a cloud-based take-off tool, which allows estimators to produce detailed bids and then send detailed budget information across to Construct once a project is won automatically to create a contract for management thereon.
Construct for Sage integrates with Eque2’s maintenance and field service management solution ServiceStream which allows businesses to manage their planned and reactive jobs.
ServiceStream allows businesses to log calls via their Service Desk, schedule work and send to an engineers mobile app via an easy to use job scheduling and planning tool, and then track the real-time progress of a job as the engineer travels to and completes the site.
ServiceStream integrates with Construct and Sage 50cloud and Payroll to provide an end to end solution from the start to finish of a maintenance, service or repair job, through to fast invoicing.
Construct for Sage gives Housebuilders the ability to conduct plot analysis on each stage of a project, making reporting the costs and profit margins of each stage of the building project much faster. Tracking the performance of subcontractors is made easy, as is automatically producing invoices and ensuring compliance.
Discover fast CVR reporting to manage the value of their orders, comparing the value of work completed to the actual costs in order to maximise profitability for house building projects.
Companies building more than 50 units per year may require the functionality of our dedicated house building software. Eque2 Housebuilding allows companies to manage the entire house build process from land appraisal and forecasting, through build to sales and customer care. Unique integration with our EVision construction ERP solution creates a scalable, end-to-end industry-specific solution which caters for the financial and operational management of the business.
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The workload within the office has lessened and personally I no longer have to work every weekend and late nights – I’m so pleased that we made the move. The integration with Sage is key because of the audit trail and the ability to follow everything through.
Kay Gallagher, W Stirland
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