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November 21, 2019 by Charles Day in Blog

The Importance of a Mentor

Danny Frost – Managing Director, Quantity Surveying Services. As children, we all had ideas of what we wanted to become when we grew up. Remember Ray Liotta’s line in ‘Goodfellas’? ‘As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster’. Well, my childhood dream was to

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November 13, 2019 by Charles Day in Events

BREAKFAST SEMINAR “The Dilemma of Insolvency”

Join Base in Tunbridge Wells on Tuesday the 19th November for a morning of breakfast, networking, and a seminar on “The Dilemma of Insolvency”, presented by our very own Danny Frost and Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers. For more information contact Emma Honeysett at emma.honeysett@base-quantum.co.uk.

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November 12, 2019 by Charles Day in Interviews

Our People: An interview with Nikoletta Kyrkoudi

Why Base? I had recently relocated from Greece and was looking for job opportunities in the UK. Base was a fast-growing company with an international presence, and I felt that it was a good space for somebody with experience outside of the UK.

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November 07, 2019 by Charles Day in Blog

As Easy As A.P.C

Top tips for achieving your chartership. Manny Chahal – Senior Quantity Surveyor. Tuesday 4th December 2018 is likely to be an insignificant date for most people. For me, however, it was the day that a peculiar email notification appeared on my phone: ‘Dear Mr Chahal, it is our great pleasure

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October 24, 2019 by Charles Day in Blog

Avoiding the Mañana Mentality

Laura Hannan – Associate Director. “Setting it up right from the start…”. Commercial must do’s when working with Main Contractors. The construction industry often consists of many small and medium sized businesses relying on work from the major players. Working for these large contractors on multi-million-pound projects can be a

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October 11, 2019 by Charles Day in Blog

Neophobia in Construction

Why we must be receptive to change. Domini Baldwin – Associate Director. Most of us have heard of the age-old phobias: Arachnophobia, Acrophobia, Claustrophobia and Thalassophobia. Whilst the fear of spiders, heights, confined spaces and open water are relatively common, they are certainly not universal. So, I often

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October 04, 2019 by Charles Day in Interviews

Our People: An interview with Danny Frost

Why Base? I had been told by a colleague that there was an upcoming opportunity at Base that may be suited to me. I met Duncan for an interview and really liked his plans for the company. The opportunity to help grow the Quantity Surveying side of the business seemed

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September 27, 2019 by Charles Day in Blog

Broken Records

Robert Baker – Associate Director. Quantity Surveyors often feel like broken records, continuously stating the importance of keeping accurate, detailed and (preferably) agreed contemporary records. The Contractor’s site management team or the Client’s project management team will invariably agree with this, and usually proceed with good intentions. Yet, time

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September 13, 2019 by Charles Day in Interviews

Our People: An interview with Richard Ekanem

Why Base? I have previously worked for large outfits for a contractor and consultancy firm. I heard about Base from a colleague and started to think about the benefits of joining a smaller company.

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September 09, 2019 by Charles Day in Events

Visit us at the Kent Construction Expo – 3rd October

Base Quantum will be attending the Kent Construction Expo on Thursday 3rd October. Please join Danny Frost and Domini Baldwin at 12:00pm for a round table discussion on ‘Sub-Contractors – Getting Paid’. Find us at Stand 173 – we look forward to seeing you there! For further information please email

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