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5 Business Relocation Tips

Planning a Business Relocation

So you've decided it's time to up sticks and move to another office. It's now time to get organised and start planning your business relocation.

Relocating a business is no easy feat, but these business relocation tips will take you through the process and help you do all the right things to make the move as painless and as smooth as possible.

      1. Assign Roles
A business relocation requires a team effort, utilising both internal and external resources. Pull together the right Business Relocation Team by engaging the services of Office Relocation Professionals to carry out the important stages of the move. Assign a Business Relocation Team Leader who will be responsible for overseeing the move and making sure all Checklist items have been met. Meet regularly with all team members to up date everyone on progress and delegate tasks accordingly.

      2. Set a Budget
Moving office is expensive, and you want to make sure you set a realistic budget and manage it accordingly to avoid any overspend. Use the Moving Office Budget Template to identify all the costs associated with a business relocation, and tailor it to your own office move.

      3. Define your New Office Brief
It can be exciting looking for a new home for your business, but it can also be time-consuming. Having a clear understanding of your new office space requirements will help to shorten the process and ensure you end up in a property that matches all your business requirements. Use the Office Space Calculator to start defining your new office brief.

      4. Book your Office Removals
Once you know your moving date, it's a good idea to book your Office Removals Company well in advance. Weekend bookings do tend to get booked quickly, so it's a good idea to make a head start to secure the company you want to carry out your relocation.

      5. Have a Business Relocation Checklist
There's a lot to think about when moving office, and it will be impossible to remember everything from the top of your head. Get a Checklist and write everything down, because as moving day approaches the pressure will be on and you're bound to forget!

This Business Relocation Checklist guides you through the relocation process from start to finish and will ensure you don't miss a beat!

 

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