After the Office Move
Money saving tips to consider after your office move has happened.
Moving office is a progressive step in your company’s development, and as such is the ideal time to review all office suppliers and service providers to ensure you are getting best value for money and that you are happy with the standard of service provided. If you have relocated to a different location or city – switching suppliers may prove necessary. If you're staying in the same location then there's still money to be saved!
Best practice says that companies should use an Office Move as an opportunity to review all of their supplier contracts.
Because Moving Office can provide a trigger for renewing/switching supplier contracts on favourable terms.
Areas for consideration include:
Are you on the most appropriate and cost-effective contract for your utilities? There is money to be saved on all your utility bills (electricity, gas & water) for those tenants that take the time to shop around. And with energy bills set to increase over the coming years, a prudent tenant should always investigate whether there are savings to be made. Reviewing your energy tariffs is a key step in bringing your energy costs under control in your new office. Surprisingly, there is still a large number of business occupiers who have never switched their suppliers - and only a very small minority of tenants are on the most cost-effective deals available to them. Tenants of office properties really can save hundreds/thousands of pounds by doing so - and it literally takes just a few moments of your time.
- Office Contents Insurance
All businesses, irrespective of their size, need to have adequate insurance (with the appropriate amount of cover) to protect their office contents and business equipment (such as computers, office furniture & documents) whether you work in a separate office premises or from your home office. The office contents insurance policy should cover against risks such as theft, fire & water damage as well as loss and accidental damage (even if the said contents are temporarily away from the workplace). Don't forget to ensure that your office content insurance policy includes non-standard items such as artwork and loss of data. Check your office contents insurance today and then go out into the market and see if you can get the most appropriate level of cover at the most cost-effective price.
- Office Cleaners, Janitorial Services & Commercial Cleaning
Irrespective of the size or type of business you run, you're going to want to keep your new office looking neat, clean and organised. You may be looking for an office cleaning company that provides: office cleaning services; office furniture & upholstery cleaning; floor care services; office carpet cleaning; restroom cleaning & sanitisation; window washing; car parking sweeping; and janitorial services.
- Office Stationery & Office Supplies
All companies want to ensure that both their office and staff are equipped with the most appropriate equipment for the task. In our increasingly commodtised world, reviewing your Office Stationery supplier can deliver cost savings.
- Artwork for your Office
Artwork can be beneficial to the workplace on two levels - as it can be of benefit to visitors to your office and to your workforce. Your reception area has a vital role in portraying that all-important right first impression and the art you choose to display in this key facility can say a lot about your company, your brand and your culture. Art also has the ability to help realise the full potential of your people, your company and your office. Companies that specialise in Office Art will work with you to source the most appropriate artwork for your business, building and budget.
- Office Plants
Your working environment can be improved with plant displays in your office - and this improvement in the office environment can translate into a happier office (which, in turn, boosts productivity). Many companies want to have plants in their office but are concerned about the set-up and maintenance costs. If this applies to you then you might be interested to know that plants in the office is cheaper than you think - and many Office Plant suppliers offer an office plant rental & maintenance service - which means that you can now have those displays you've always wanted.