Construction Seminars & Training

Seminars, Training & Courses 

StreetwiseSubbie regularly delivers construction seminars and training on a broad range of topics and current issues affecting the construction and engineering sectors.

Construction VAT Reverse Charge Seminar

17 July 2019 Holiday Inn Derby – Nottingham M1 J25

Half Day Seminar Registration 8:30 am for a Prompt Start 9:00 am

We have teamed up with the VAT experts at Chartered Accountants Duncan Toplis, and Goodman Corporate Finance, to bring you a Construction VAT Reverse Charge Seminar in Nottingham on 17 July 2019.

There are a limited number of places available. There is a nominal charge of £50 + VAT per delegate just to cover costs.

What is the VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services?

HMRC has introduced the VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services which applies from 1 October2019 and has published Guidance Notes. Our seminar will explain the new rules and provide further detailed guidance on how the VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction will affect your cash flow and what you can do about it.

The new VAT reverse charge rules will definitely impact all Specialist Contractors, Trade Contractors and Subcontractors, so please let us know if you would like to attend by emailing or call our friendly team on 01773 712116.

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis so please let us know ASAP.

Why not read our recent blog post on the topic Wise Up Wednesday! Construction Contractors Cash Flow VAT Hit and share it on your social media???

Let’s Get Streetwise!!!

Engineering & Construction Seminars And Training 

barry ashmore delivering construction seminars and training to specialist subcontractors

Previous Seminar

101 Things to Know About Subcontracts (A Subbies guide to not getting screwed!)

As a Specialist Contractor you know that the team at are always striving to protect your business interests and help you to lead a less stressful more prosperous life.

Unfortunately, as things stand, you could be forgiven for thinking that the construction world is conspiring against you.

And it’s only going to get worse!

If you think that it’s tough now, wait until the effects of the Brexit chaos and resultant slow down really start to hit. Not to mention the squeeze on your cash flow that the VAT Reverse Charge is going to have in your business (if you haven’t heard about that please call us now).

There Are Only 3 Things You Can Do About It 

  1. You and your team need to get very, very smart very quickly.
  2. Build a commercial and contractual fortress to withstand what’s coming.
  3. Maximise the benefit of membership with our help and support. You cannot do this on your own.

So, here’s how with our interactive workshop. Here are all the secrets that you need to reduce the risks, have a less stressful life and increase your profits.

101 Things You Need to Know About Your Subcontract – #1 Day Workshop 

Here’s how to get very, very smart very quickly and build that commercial and contractual fortress, with our interactive workshop.

Invest #1 Day of Your Time – And Reap The Rewards For Years To Come

There are lots more details in this leaflet: 101 Things You Need To Know

For More Details: Please contact our friendly team directly on 01773 712116 or email

Throughout the day, you will discover the 101 things, that a lifetime of construction expertise and professional service to Specialist Contractors has taught us about the terms and conditions that will be used against you, and what you can do about them.

Plus, you will learn all the tricks and secrets you need to know, that will help you make sound commercial and contractual decisions and turn the tables on the Contractors.

Is It Worth It? 

We understand that for you and your team to take time out of your busy schedule it must be worth it. That’s why the details you can access here include a selection of the feedback from over 60 delegates to our previous seminars – all overwhelmingly positive!

So, yes! Your fellow Subcontractors are encouraging you to take time out to attend.

Please feel free to contact us to discuss any further discounts which may be available to you.

What you and your team will learn will benefit your business by £Thousands!

Just one of the 101 tips you will learn could payback your investment 100 times over…

For details of future events or to discuss an in-house course please ring our friendly team on 01773 712116 or email and we will call you back.

Joining our #1 Day Interactive Workshop is the best decision you’re going to make this year!

If you need any further information, please don’t hesitate to give us a call, or there are lots more details in this leaflet: 101 Things You Need To Know

“Understand Your Contract to Minimise Risk and Maximise Profit”

“Introduction To Contractual Awareness and Using JCT Subcontracts”

Here’s what your fellow Subcontractors said about our last event;

“Easily digestible information delivered in an interesting and easy to understand format”

“Very detailed and informative”

“Very informative and well delivered”

“We were struggling to get paid; not any longer!”


Session 1 – Contract Formation

Session 2 – Introduction to JCT Contracts and Construction Act

Session 3 – Time, Notices and Delay and Disruption

Session 4 – Instructions, Variations and Maximising Return

Session 5 – Getting Paid On Time and the Right Amount

Session 6 – Resolving Conflicts and Disputes

Session 7 – Putting It All Together

WHO SHOULD ATTEND Construction Seminars And Training?

Our events are exclusively for Specialist Contractors so you are in the friendly company of other Specialist Contractors, and everything is designed to provide a broad appeal for all Specialist Contractors staff including;

Estimators, Contracts Managers; Project Managers; Commercial Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Credit Controllers and Directors

For Enquiries About Future Construction Seminars And Training

Contact our friendly team directly on 01773 712116 or email

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Construction’s a tough place to do business right now, and Specialist Contractors need all the help you can get. That’s why you will find our resources and expertise are invaluable, whatever the size of your business and whatever your specialisation. We’re here to help you solve all your business problems, including the crucially important contractual ones, such as getting paid.

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