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Risk Management Strategies to Protect Your Time, Budget and Business

This two-part grading scale is how Clay Young evaluates projects. Use this tool to end the year with more of the RIGHT projects and bid confidently knowing you can complete the work profitably without headaches. 
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Subcontracting Law 101: Lessons Learned from 14 Years of Experience

Templates

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Requesting Your Prime Contract

Requesting the prime contract is an essential step in ensuring you’re getting all the rights and benefits you’re entitled to. To simplify the process, Maegan Spivey put together an easy-to-use email template to request it from the GC.
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Requesting Contract Changes

Letting the GC know you’d like to adjust the contract can be a little nerve-racking. To simplify the process, Maegan Spivey put together an easy-to-use template with which you can communicate your desired contract changes to the GC.
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Subcontractor Contract Operations Cheat Sheet

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Subcontractor Non-Adversarial Contract Change Email

Redlining a contract is vital to protecting your rights – but diving into negotiation can be an awkward place to kickoff a project that you’re excited to have won. Here’s an example of non-adversarial contract change email with tips for aligning your contract redline email to you and your customers’ shared goals: a successful project.
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Subcontractor Contract Review Cheat Sheet

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Subcontractor Non-Adversarial Notice Email

Depending on your customer, sending a notice can be a miserable experience. Sometimes, it feels like you’re picking a fight even though you’re just following the terms of your contract. The small things matter here and sending the “right” email can go a long way towards stopping confrontation before it starts. Here’s an example of a non-adversarial notice email.

Guides

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13 Risk Management Tips for Subcontractors, by Subcontractors

Billd held a Subcontractor Meetup to address how subs can implement better risk management provisions in their contracts. Here’s what 72 subcontracting executives from across the country said when asked for their best advice on the topic.
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5 High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Improve Your Insurance Coverage from Drew Boyd

Insurance professional Drew Boyd leverages his experience to offer 5 high-ROI tips for subcontractors who want to improve their insurance coverage.
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The Best-of-the-Best of Maegan Spivey’s Contract Advice

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15 Contract Techniques that Other Subcontractors Think You Should Be Using

When we brought together 68 veteran subcontractors from across the country together to talk about contracts, we had 100s of years of sub-contract experience in the room. Here’s what the group has learned over all that time – and what they would recommend you focus on or add to your contract review, execution, and negotiation regimen.
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17 Contract Clauses that Other Subs Have Successfully Negotiated

Wednesday July 24th @ 12pm CT

Sign up today for the Billd Meetup: How to account for the cost of working capital to increase profitability

At the Meetup, you will learn: