About BQE CORE Suite

BQE’s powerful all-in-one platform and expert support give A & E firms the intuitive tools they need to meet the demands of their firm, empower their team, maximize profitability, and deliver superior results to clients.

BQE was designed for the A&E industry by architects and engineers. You need a platform that truly understands your firm and supports it with the specialized tools you need. After running their own successful A&E firms, our founders created the best-in-class platform they needed from the ground up. Our platform supports the specialized needs of the A&E industry. We understand your pain points like no one else.

We don’t stop at our software. You can also have access to our friendly, expert support team that’s as invested in your success as you are. Enjoy access to expert support to ensure your firm operates at its best. Our packages include customer onboarding and 24/7/365 support so you can make the most of the platform. Our support team understands your day-to-day challenges and can identify opportunities for back-office optimization.

Today, over 400,000 users trust BQE's award-winning software to streamline their business processes while offering groundbreaking insights that grow their firm and boost their profits.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of BQE CORE Suite

Improves Efficiency
BQE CORE automates repetitive tasks and keep all your billing, projects, accounting contacts, files and more in one place.

Speeds Up Cash Flow
With accurately tracked hours, and flexible billing options, CORE ensures that no billable hours sip through the cracks.

Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device
CORE is available across all major platforms so you can enjoy the freedom and flexibility to run a successful firm anywhere in the world.

Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

Markets

United Arab Emirates, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Hong Kong SAR China , Ireland, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
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BQE CORE Suite Software - Automatic Billing eliminates manual paper processes
BQE CORE Suite Software - View Project Performance in Real-Time
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Features

Total features of BQE CORE Suite: 161

  • API
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Integration
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Approval Process Control
  • Approval Workflow
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Audit Trail
  • Automatic Billing
  • Automatic Time Capture
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Benefits Management
  • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
  • Billable Items Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Billing Portal
  • Budget Management
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • CPA Firms
  • CRM
  • Calendar Management
  • Case Management
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Client Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management
  • Contingency Billing
  • Contract/License Management
  • Cost Estimating
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Credit Card Management
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customer Statements
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Invoices
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Visualization
  • Document Storage
  • Document Templates
  • Due Date Tracking
  • Electronic Payments
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Employee Time Tracking
  • Estimating
  • Expense Claims
  • Expense Tracking
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • For Accountants
  • For CPA Firms
  • Forecasting
  • Fund Accounting
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • General Ledger
  • Hourly Billing
  • Income & Balance Sheet
  • Invoice Creation
  • Invoice History
  • Invoice Management
  • Invoice Processing
  • Job Costing
  • Job Management
  • Job Scheduling
  • Job Tracking
  • Leave Tracking
  • Machine Learning
  • Microsoft Outlook Integration
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile App
  • Mobile Payments
  • Mobile Time Tracking
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Location
  • Multiple Billing Rates
  • Multiple Projects
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Nonprofits
  • Offline Time Tracking
  • Onboarding
  • Online Invoicing
  • Online Payments
  • Online Time Tracking Software
  • Overrun Reporting
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Payment Processing
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Process/Workflow Automation
  • Profit/Loss Statement
  • Progress Reports
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Accounting
  • Project Billing
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Planning/Scheduling
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Purchase Order Management
  • QuickBooks Integration
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Receipt Management
  • Receivables Ledger
  • Recurring Invoicing
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Reimbursement Management
  • Reminders
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Reporting/Project Tracking
  • Resource Allocation & Planning
  • Resource Management
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Search/Filter
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Self Service Portal
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Speech Recognition
  • Staff Management
  • Task Management
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Time Tracking
  • Time Tracking by Client
  • Time Tracking by Project
  • Timer
  • Timesheet Management
  • Trust Accounting
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Visual Analytics
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5
(607)
Value for Money
4.5/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.3/5
Customer Support
4.6/5

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Robert C.
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  • Industry: Legal Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Valuable software for billing at a law firm

Reviewed on 05/04/2019

Bill quick is a perfect solution to create invoices and be able to bill many different attorneys on...

Bill quick is a perfect solution to create invoices and be able to bill many different attorneys on different projects.

Pros

The ability to customize many of its features is great. You can setup and keep track of time associated
with various cases, clients, projects. There are so many reports that you can run to keep track of your spending. Able to export invoices to LEDES format. Able to import time from excel spreadsheet.

Cons

It takes some time to learn the software, the tech support team was great in getting me up and running. If you want additional reports they have a custom report group but their cost is a bit high to modify reports. It looks a bit complicated but actually it is easy to use.

Steven
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  • Industry: Insurance
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

CORE is a real time saver !

Reviewed on 03/08/2022

Implementation took longer than expected but has proved worth the extra time to get it right.

Implementation took longer than expected but has proved worth the extra time to get it right.

Pros

Using CORE to invoice our clients has freed up so much of my time I'm afraid I could have streamlined myself out of a job. Billing previews that used to take days are now done in hours. The time to create invoices and submit them for approval takes about 25% of the time before CORE. Easy to learn and a breeze to use.

Cons

ORE is a very complex software system to set up, but once we worked out all of the nuances and specifications, this software rocks!

Reasons for Choosing BQE CORE Suite

Centralized online database for multiple locations and web-based time tracking.

Switched From

QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Reasons for Switching to BQE CORE Suite

Price was a key factor, but so was familiarity.
Chevy
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

Core Review

Reviewed on 05/08/2022

I have used much better tools than CORE. In a pinch, it gets the job done, but I've heard a lot of...

I have used much better tools than CORE. In a pinch, it gets the job done, but I've heard a lot of complaints from team members over the years and it might be worth it to look elsewhere to save yourself the headaches.

Pros

The tool is cloud-based, which makes entering time and expenses on the run easy. The app works as expected.

Cons

Lots of issues and downtime can be problematic when you're under a time crunch. The interface is clunky and not easy to navigate and use quickly.

Chalmers
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  • Industry: Civil Engineering
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Very Good Software

Reviewed on 12/07/2022

Works well for our QMS as well.

Works well for our QMS as well.

Pros

Projects take on and set is exactly according our business processes. CRM is a very good addition.

Cons

Not much except that the accounting module cannot intergrate Sage Pastel which used by our accountant. I’m sure the BQE team can work out something if I ask but I haven’t.

Najett
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  • Industry: Architecture & Planning
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Perfect for design firms

Reviewed on 01/08/2022

The best benefit is BQE's customer service, anytime we've had an issue or question they are quick...

The best benefit is BQE's customer service, anytime we've had an issue or question they are quick to assist and resolve!

Pros

This is a really great all-around billing/invoicing software. It took some time to learn but has some really great features, our favorite being a more advanced break down of our project's phases and billing. You can even add a note to each time record's slot for each day.

Cons

There is definitely a learning curve for the first few months as it is not as user intuitive as it could be.

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BQE CORE Suite offers the following pricing plans:

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Our pricing structure is simple, flexible and designed to fit your needs – you only pay for the features that you and your staff actually use. Annual and multi-year commitment options are available to support the unique needs of your firm. Start a FREE trial today to learn how CORE can maximize productivity and unlock your firm's true profitability potential.

BQE CORE Suite has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

BQE CORE Suite supports the following languages:

English

BQE CORE Suite supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

BQE CORE Suite integrates with the following applications:

Affinipay for Associations, ArchiSnapper, Box, Dropbox Business, Financials for Office 365, Google Drive, LawPay, MYOB Business, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Power BI, Office 365 Document Management, OneDrive, Quickbooks Online, Stripe, Tax1099.com, Xero

BQE CORE Suite offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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