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Steve Hardy

Commercial Solutions in Construction


Location

High Wycombe, United Kingdom

Sector

Commercial Offices, Commercial offices, Defence, Healthcare, High rise, Housing, Infrastructure, MEPH, Public sector, Refurbishment, Residential, Warehousing

Website

www.stevehardyconsulting.com

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POINTS

1387

RANKING

#3

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Experience

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Director Steve Hardy Consulting Ltd Jan 2017 - Present
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Regional Commercial Director Balfour Beatty May 2009 - Apr 2017 London, UK
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Commercial Director Carillion Jan 2007 - May 2009 London, UK
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Commercial Director Mowlem plc Jun 2005 - Dec 2006 London, UK
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Commercial Manager Mowlem plc Sep 1998 - Jun 2005 London, UK
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Managing QS Taylor Woodrow Construction Sep 1989 - Sep 1998 London, UK

Activity

Mike Barrett
What are the thoughts on the application of Main Contractor's Discount (MCD) when not linked to prompt payment? Is this deemed business acceptable?
Asked by Mike Barrett, 5 days ago
My thought @Mike Barrett is quite simply that the prices and payment terms should be agreed in advance and clearly set out in writing between those ma ...
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Timothy Lloyd
Right to suspend the works - Notice period conflict
Asked by Timothy Lloyd, 1 week ago
Hi @Timothy Lloyd . I was asked a very similar question by a customer who had signed almost identical terms a year or so back. My answer at the time w ...
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Terry Watts
Does the sector understand business change?
Asked by Terry Watts, 2 weeks ago
Interesting question @Terry Watts and no i don't think you are expecting too much. I have also been involved with several major change programmes in c ...
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Ken Taylor
How do we improve quality and right first time Construction?
Asked by Ken Taylor, 2 weeks ago
Big question @Ken Taylor but an extremely important one that the industry simply has to get to grips with. There are so many areas needing improvement ...
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Tom Spilsted
Is adjudication achieving its original goal of improving the construction industry's cash flow using a quick and accessible approach?
Asked by Tom Spilsted, 3 weeks ago
Having been involved either directly or as party advocate in several (mostly contractor side) disputes where costs have, or have threatened to effecti ...
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