Welcome to Streetwise Subbie
At StreetwiseSubbie we know that being a Specialist Subcontractor can be tough and demanding.
StreetwiseSubbie was specifically founded to help specialist subcontractors in the Construction and Engineering industries.
With our network of experts and discounts to a multitude of services, our mission is to advise and support the nations “Subbies” improve the way you do business and increase your profits.
Our Vision: To Improve the Lives of Specialist Subcontractors
We pride ourselves on being the only business resource exclusively designed with Construction Subcontractors in mind, our team of experts and Service Delivery Partners understand the Construction industry, so we know what works and what doesn’t, which means that you can rest assured, whatever support you need, we will provide it quickly and cost effectively.
You will find a whole host of information and resources here to help you solve all your business development and commercial and contractual problems and crucially, there is lots of information and advice about the all important issue of getting paid.
Why We Believe We Can Help You
We Understand Your Business
Which means that we don’t need to spend time and your money getting to know the industry and how it works – understanding your business enables us to get to the nub of your problem quicker and more economically.
We Work for Lots of other Specialist Sub-Contractors Just Like You
Which means we know the kind of problems specialist sub-contractors face on a daily basis – and we know the best and most cost effective solutions to your problems.
We Are Familiar with Most Industry Sub-Contracts
Which means that we don’t have to spend our time and your money trying to establish your entitlements, they are at our fingertips – we can get to work straight away on the real problem saving you time and money.
We Have Extensive Construction Experience
Most of our team have worked for either contractors or specialist sub-contractors. We know how the industry works – which means that we know what solutions work and equally importantly we know what doesn’t work.
We Are Alive to the Dirty Tricks Used by Contractors
We have seen most of the stunts tricks and sharp practice used by Contractors – being alive to the potential problems can help you to avoid onerous situations or nip things in the bud if they arise – which helps you to stay out of trouble – prevention is better than cure.
We Are Well Qualified
Most of us have undertaken some form of legal training/legal qualification – which means when we give you advice you can be confident that we know construction law – in most cases that avoids the need for expensive legal advice – a very cost effective alternative to solicitors.
We Are Not Easily Shaken Off
We are very determined individuals who get stuck in on your behalf and are not easily fobbed off by the opposition. We have been in some tough situations and have normally come out on top!
We Are Good Negotiators and Advocates
We would always seek to negotiate the best possible outcome for you rather than rush you into a formal procedure – to be successful we have to advocate your case effectively and negotiate well – negotiated settlements are usually more economical and are the best way to achieve certainty of outcome.
Extensive Adjudication Experience
We have represented our clients in adjudications with substantial success – so if we cannot negotiate a settlement we have the means to progress your case quickly and easily.
We Have a Full team at Your Disposal
We have a full team of staff at your disposal, which means that we can allocate the appropriate and most cost effective resources to your problem. We can handle everything from one source quickly effectively and economically.
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