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Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
Introduction to Q Projects
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Introduction to Q Projects

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Q Projects is a newly founded business process outsourcing (BPO) and professional services company. We provide back office administration, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and engineering and …

Q Projects is a newly founded business process outsourcing (BPO) and professional services company. We provide back office administration, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and engineering and marketing contact services to private sector organisations from the UK and Ireland.

As a small company our flexible structure enables us to efficiently deliver multiple services in a highly cost-effective manner to sole-traders, partnerships and companies across multiple markets in the UK, the Middle East, North Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong and PR China.

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  • 1. Your gateway to the construction market in the  Greater London Region, the Home Counties &  the UK 1
  • 2. Access offered to hundreds of key construction industry 2 contacts in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. 
  • 3. Also access offered to hundreds of key construction  industry contacts in Singapore, Hong Kong and PR China.  3
  • 4. Q Projects provides new business development; pre‐contract  management and construction project management support  services for clients in the construction services and built  environment industries.  • The principals at Q Projects are both engineers and marketers as well as being  seasoned construction project managers.  Uniquely this allows us to offer an  end‐to‐end service to our clients in finding, winning and project managing  construction based orders and contracts. “Our goals are to establish mutually profitable and long‐term business  relationships between UK / MENA region construction services buyers on the  one side and our global client firms on the other” 4
  • 5. Our Projects Team is made up of both Irish and British born  engineers who each have 10 to 35 years construction experience. Q Projects is staffed by professional designers, project managers, engineers and  marketing professionals who as a group have many decades of construction  business development and project management experience in the UK, Ireland and  mainland Europe.  We have worked for some of the major ‘Tier 1’ Principle Contractors operating in the UK,  on projects such as the following in the Greater London area: ‐ • Olympics 2012 • British Aviation Authority – Heathrow & Gatwick Airports • Metronet / Tubelines /Transport for London • Wembley Stadium5 • Emirates Stadium
  • 6. The CEO & founder of Q Projects, Patrick Gunning, first worked in  construction in the UK in 1976 and came to live & work  permanently in London in 1988. Patrick has experience ranging from  “Greenfield” construction contract  Management to final fit‐out  completion having worked as an  Engineer, Site Supervisor,  Site Manager & Project Manager 6
  • 7. UK Construction Industry  ‐ Contractual Documents e.g., JCT /  NEC 1,2,3, etc.  Contract standard terms are constantly changing and driven or dictated by  principle contractors and / or statutory regulations.  ‐ Contractors must be totally familiar with JCT / NEC1,2 &3 ‐ Knowledge of all current and applicable regulations  is absolutely  imperative as any aspect not covered will cause delays and costs. All current relevant legislation  must be strictly adhered to Proof of ability to comply  is now often a part of pre‐tender7
  • 8. Projects will typically have client imposed project tools and methods of  reporting which contractors must fully utilise, e.g., Primavera 6 and 8 Oracles Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management is a powerful,  robust, and easy‐to‐use solution for globally prioritizing, planning, managing,  and executing projects, programs, and portfolios.  Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio  Management is an integrated project  portfolio management (PPM) solution  comprising role‐specific functionality to  satisfy each team members  needs, responsibilities and skills. 8
  • 9. UK Construction Industry – Contract Administration Details of the proposed contract administration  system very often must be submitted with the tender.  • Preparation of Method Statements  • Risk Assessments  • H&S and Environment Policy  Statements  • Quality ITP,s  • Handovers  • O&Ms  • Document Control 9 • Histograms 
  • 10. Finance , Credit,  Currencies, Valuations, Payment Applications Working with Quantity Surveyors; preparing Project Programmes;  Interim  Valuations, Variations, NEC3 Compliance, Managing Compensation Events.  • Budgeting to Project  • Preliminaries Setup • Site set‐up / Deposit payments • Controlling to balance sheet  • Managing exchange rates • Variations & Interim Valuations Interim • Final Account Valuations Final A/C • Final Account Settlement10
  • 11. Introducing Barbour ABI Founded in the 1930s, Barbour ABI has over 70 years experience in gathering, processing and delivering information on UK construction contracts. Barbour’s comprehensive construction database combines speed and accuracy with historical activity to identify trends and potential customers just for you. Barbour tracks all planning applications, then their research team verifies and enhances every construction project by communicating with key industry professionals. Each project is then monitored as it progresses through the planning cycle, until the final subcontractor arrives on site. Using their innovative and extensive range of products and services, Barbour clients can subscribe specifically to the construction intelligence they require, in the format that best suits their needs.11
  • 12. Opening a business bank account in the UK is normally a slow and highly bureaucratic process. But not for Q Projects clients. Through our partnership with Metro Bank, your new UK company business account can be up and running within days*. "On the Spot" Convenience • No appointment necessary • Bank cards issued in store • Cheques issued in store • Business account switching service *Subject to Metro Bank Terms & Conditions – please visit Metro Bank website for details on www.metrobankonline.co.uk12
  • 13. • Your own UK “Virtual” Office at The Arena, Stockley Park,  Uxbridge, West London – close to Heathrow Airport • Modern flexi‐offices and meeting spaces when you require  • UK telephone answering in your company name Option to outsource part   of your UK  marketing or  operational functions   as required to Q Projects  Q Projects Engineering and  Marketing personnel available  to your company on a 13 Per Diem or hourly basis 
  • 14. JUST 10 MINUTES FROM   HEATHROW AIRPORT TO YOUR  UK OFFICE IN STOCKLEY PARK  HIGH‐SPEED TRAIN SERVICE  FROM HEATHROW TO  CENTRAL LONDON YOUR NEW UK OFFICE IS  SURROUNDED BY AN  18 HOLE GOLF COURSE14
  • 15. 15
  • 16. Q Projects owns and our sister company Fairway Gunning  Consulting administers the Construction Who’s Who group on  LinkedIn.com, which with well over 5,000 members, is now the  single largest UK / MENA* construction‐focused groups on  LinkedIn. In total we now have direct access to over 10,000  Construction, Architectural, Planning and Civil Engineering  professionals in the UK alone, indirect access to over 35,000 UK  construction contacts and to over 100,000 construction industry  professional in these categories worldwide.     Nellie – Manager of the  Construction Who’s Who  group on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a business‐oriented social networking site which was  launched in May 2003 and which now has more than 100 million  registered users, spanning more than 200 countries and  territories worldwide. Q Project’s LinkedIn group, Construction  Who’s Who, was formally launched in August 2010. *Middle East and North Africa16
  • 17. Opportunity to get a kick‐start in to the UK construction market.  Special access is available to thousands of  construction industry contacts through our networks  in the UK, Middle East, North Africa, Singapore,    Hong Kong and China from our sister company,  Fairway Gunning Consulting 17
  • 18. Over the past year, Q Projects has built up a database of thousands of the most  important key decision‐makers in the construction industry in the UK. Our network now includes numerous CEO’s, Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors,  Architects, Designers, Specifiers,  etc.  Now Q Projects can be your Calling Card to new clients  and contracts in the  UK construction market.18
  • 19. Please do contact me to discuss further: ‐ Patrick Gunning CEO & General Manager Q Projects Shepherd House Suite The Arena, Stockley Park Uxbridge, West London, UB11 1AA United Kingdom, UB11 1AA Telephone:              + 44 (0) 208 899 1732   Mobile (UK):           + 44 (0) 773 590 3803   Facsimile                + 44 (0) 208 181 7881 Email: info@qprojects.co.uk LinkedIn: Construction Who’s Who19 www.qprojects.co.uk

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