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Don't let your Office Move Overwhelm You

The thought of an Office Move may seem daunting but turn it around and place your office relocation strategy at the heart of a bigger plan to rejuvenate your business.

Follow these strategic pointers and let your office move become the cornerstone of your business success.

The preparation and planning of an office move is fundamental when relocating your business, so get ahead of the game and start planning it early. There are lots of great things that can be achieved when you relocate your office - and with the right planning and attention to detail you can:* increase your client base;* improve your operational productivity; and * raise your company profile. Taking control of your office move and extensively planning your relocation can also result in a reduction in your over heads whilst increasing the productivity of your business.Please refer to the Office Relocation Project Plan if you are looking for best practive guidance.

Moving Office is a great way to Refresh your Company

Choosing the right office layout and design for your new office can not only give a surge to overall staff momentum but can also leave a lasting impression with your clients. It can also be an excellent opportunity for to upgrade your IT systems and equipment which, in turn, will improve your overall operational efficiency. However, you must pay close attention to your overall relocation budget and manage it wisely. Use the Moving Office Budget Template to get guidance on how to set and manage an office relocation budget.

Communicate the Benefits of Your Office Move

Be clear about your office relocation objectives and identify the positives of your office move. For example, if one of the reasons for your move is to get closer to your clients then promote this decision to your clients. Communication with all of the relevant stakeholders (staff and clients) is a central aspect of a successful office move. Staff engagement and "buy-in" is important so list out the benefits that your office move will deliver - and communicate them!Refer to the HR Guide to Moving Office for further details on how to get your move right from an employee perspective.

Moving Office is an exciting time - however, it is important to get it right. Do not forget the little things like updating your marketing material to highlight your new office address. Make your potential clients aware that your office relocation is a positive reflection on your company. If you plan and execute your office move with a positive and professional approach your business and your staff will benefit. Do not forget to familiarise yourself with The Golden Rules Of Moving Office to guarantee your office relocation is a success.

 

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