23 02, 2018
  • professional development

Kick Start Your Professional Development with CPD Solutions!

Looking to kick-start your continuing professional development credits for 2018? CPD Solutions launch this year's event calendar with a four-hour technical training session on Monday 5th March @ Fitzy’s Loganholme.  This session ‘Safeguarding yourself against the Hazards of a Lawsuit’ will look at PI Insurance and the current climate of Insurance, work through ‘How to

19 02, 2018
  • client usage survey winner

Client Usage Survey Wrap Up and Winner Announced!

In late 2017 we circulated a Client Usage Survey to all Visual Approvals clients. Thank you to all those that took the time to participate, we greatly appreciate your contribution. Our team has been busy reviewing the feedback collated from each survey. There were 5 surveys in total, each focusing on a different aspect of

31 01, 2018
  • va expands its team

Visual Approvals Expands its Team!

Visual Approvals expands its team with the addition of another talented individual from the Building Surveying industry. We warmly welcome Gayle Yun as a Software and Support Specialist. Gayle joins us with 15 years’ experience working primarily from the administrative perspective of the building permit process in Victoria. Throughout this period Gayle has had exposure

29 01, 2018
  • application checklists

Feature Spotlight: Application Checklists

Visual Approvals is constantly evolving and our new Application Checklists is another way our software increases the productivity of your team. Your Administration team now have the ability to create & launch their own application checklist at the commencement of each application. Streamline your process and improve efficiency with a sophisticated list of tasks, follow-ups, checks

27 11, 2017
  • risk management

Risk Management Strategies for Building Surveyors

CPD Solutions ‘Cruising for Points’ seminar, held earlier this month, featured a diverse program of topics and speakers such as Darren Ho, Director of BCCS Law. Darren facilitated one of the leading topics for discussion ‘Closing old files and Managing any Associated Risk’. He stressed that a key factor in any risk management strategy is

21 11, 2017
  • cpd solutions cruise

Cruising for Points with CPD Solutions

CPD Solutions set sail on Friday 10th November 2017 aboard P&O's Pacific Aria for their 'Cruising for Points' seminar.  Onboard were the team from Visual Approvals, as the major sponsor, looking forward to a long weekend of interactive sessions, networking and some fun! To launch the weekend, Michelle Meek, Manager of CPD Solutions organised a

23 10, 2017
  • dashboard reports

Feature Spotlight: Dashboard Reports

Visual Approvals has introduced a standard suite of Dashboard Reports designed specifically for the building certification industry. These Dashboards use a combination of charts and graphs to present the most valuable and useful sets of information for your business. The reports have an interactive analysis and drill down capability, making the core data simple to

11 09, 2017
  • simply beautiful integration

Simply Beautiful Integration – Visual Approvals and Xero

Visual Approvals simplifies the complexity of building certification, and through our partnership with Xero, we can streamline your business process even more with our new simply beautiful integration. Visual Approvals’ seamlessly integrates with Xero offering building certification business owners a new level of flexibility, security, reliability and time-saving tools to further grow your business. Visual

21 08, 2017
  • simplify your upgrade

7 Steps to simplify your upgrade!

Visual Approvals is relentless in the pursuit of technology development. Our team strives to deliver unparalleled advantages with every new release.  A software upgrade can include new features, functional usability enhancements, and fixes. We release minor updates on a regular basis and are rolled out through the cloud. However, a major upgrade release takes a little more planning.

31 07, 2017
  • CPD solutions professional development services

August is a busy month for CPD Solutions

It's a busy month of seminars prepared by the team at CPD Solutions.  CPD Solutions delivers professional development services to the building industry. Their calendar features five diverse seminars, each with a different focus and a range of interesting speakers.  Are you needing to accumulate some extra CPD points? If so, August is the month