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Our Services

At MAG-7 we offer each client a bespoke quantity surveying and commercial management service, tailored to specific client needs.

The services we offer cover all stages of contracts and are designed to provide flexibility and scalability; combined with a flexible fee structure.

Pre-Contract Stage

MAG-7 seek to provide support at this important stage of the project, aiding in putting in place the correct processes and understanding/mitigating risk. 

These services include:

  • Preparation of cost plan model

  • Preparation of tender submission

  • Preparation of quantified schedule of rates

  • Establish privity and route to contract

  • Provide analysis and advice

The Contract

In-Contract Stage

MAG-7 provides a comprehensive service managing all aspects of the in-contract stage of projects, monitoring due process and providing guidance on how best to implement the contract obligation.

 

These services include:

  • Preparation and monitoring of; applications for payment, notification and payment

  • Preparation, submission and agreement of variation account

  • Monitor and control client set-off account and/or financial claims

  • Monitor cost management providing a regular report of project position

  • Preparation and submission of extension of time and associated loss and expense

  • Sub-contract commercial management

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Final Account and Post-Contract Stage

MAG-7 will support in reaching the best outcome for our clients through support and knowledge. 

 

We provide this service both for a project we have managed from commencement or a complex account requiring support in the latter stages.

 

  • Preparation and submission of project final account

  • Negotiate position with client addressing queries as applicable

  • Management and negotiation of sub-contractor accounts

  • Co-ordinate recovery of aged debt
     

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Dispute Process and Resolution

On the occasions a dispute is foreseen, MAG-7 will provide advice and strategy to move towards an agreement.

 

Where a dispute cannot be avoided, we can assist and guide you through the escalation process.


 

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Subscription Service

MAG-7 offers a service specifically aimed at smaller businesses within the construction industry who seek better commercial understanding, process and protection as their business grows and takes on more complex clients and projects.

 

The service is based on a competitive annual fee basis, paid monthly by standing order; providing on call commercial support and advice – with access to further resources and dispute resolution as required.

Benefits:

  • Commercial SWOT analysis of business and processes

  • Tailored proposal

  • Set up procedures and templates

  • Scored risk assessment of current and new contracts

  • Ongoing commercial help/guidance

  • Regular review of project positions

  • Intervention when required

  • Support through any disputes process

  • Cost certainty through a fixed monthly subscription

  • Reduced rates on any other services
     

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Standalone Services

MAG-7 offers a service aimed at all businesses within the construction industry who either need to just catch-up or have that extra assistance to keep on top of things.

 

Variation Account

  1. Our team can help prepare and negotiate your variation account.

  2. We collate all relevant information and prepare new variation submissions based on the contract, with available substantiation

  3. We can review submissions already submitted that have been challenged by the client. The exercise includes a detailed side by side review reaching an opinion and negotiating position.

  4. We can talk to your client and attend commercial meetings to assist with explaining the change and agreeing on value.

 

Sub-Contractor Account

  1. Our team can manage your supply chain subcontractor or just assess and test their variation account.

  2. Full management of a sub-contractor account will ensure payment notices are correctly issued on time.

  3. To assess the variation account, we carry out a detailed side by side review of key elements and ensure all stands up to scrutiny and is valued in accordance with the agreement.

 

Financial Reporting

  1. This is an absolute key exercise within the commercial management of any project.

  2. We can advise on what is required and assist with pulling relevant data together to produce a monthly report.

  3. Financial reports can aid in managing risk and margin, leading to better cash flow

 

Benefits:

  • Accounts are kept up to date

  • Sub-contractor accounts kept in check

  • Quicker agreements

  • Valuable commercial time freed up

  • Keeping on top of the numbers

 

Please contact us for further information.

Programming
Subscription Service
Standalone
Dispute Process and Resolution
Pre-Contract Stage
Post-Contract Stage
In-Contract Stage
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