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Moving Office: 10 Things that could save you a small fortune

There’s no getting away from the fact that moving office will cost you – but by following this 10 Moving Office Tips you’ll be amazed just how much money you could save; turning your office move into a profitable venture.

Tip 1: Hire a good Property Consultant
Using a Property Consultant to help you find office space can actually SAVE you money. Why? Because they will match the right office space to your business & strategic requirements and negotiate competitive office lease terms on your behalf.

Tip 2: Get Legal Representation
An office lease signed in haste can lead to costly unwanted problems further down the line. To be sure your financial interests are fully protected, make sure you hire a good Commercial Property Solicitor.

Tip 3: Use the Moving Office Checklist
Having a reliable Moving Office Checklist will not only guide you through the entire office move process, it will also ensure you that you don’t make any critical mistakes which could end up costing your company money (mainly the cause of poor planning).

Tip 4: Have a clear Moving Office Budget
If you don’t have a clear outline of your moving office costs at the start of your moving office project, your spending will end up spiralling out of control. The Moving Office Budget Template identifies all the costs for you, so all you need to do is start to get quotes, complete the spreadsheet and manage your budget accordingly.

Tip 5: Get Office Removals Quotes
Your office move will depend on getting all your office belongings from one location to another quickly to avoid any delays. Any delays to your office move will result in your business not being able to operate - and this could mean losing money. Make sure you work with the right Office Removals Company. Don’t just settle for the first Office Removals Company that comes along, get at least 3 office removals quotes and see which one gives you the best service and price. Complete the Office Removals Quote Request form here.

Tip 6: Have a good old clear out
Did you know that clearing out and recycling anything you no longer have use for will SAVE you money? How? Because so many companies keep old files and documents that take up valuable office space which in turn means more £££. Start de-cluttering today and see how much storage space you can actually archive.

Tip 7: Think about future growth
There’s nothing worse than moving into a new office only to find that 3 years down the line you’ve outgrown your office space. Sound familiar? Your office space requirements should see you through the entire term of the lease so make sure you think ahead.

Tip 8: Review your suppliers
Moving office is an ideal time to review all your office suppliers and service vendors to make sure you’re on the best deal. When was the last time you compared your Telecoms Vendor with alternative providers? Ask an IT & Telecoms Company about the best service package for your business needs.

Tip 9: Check the cabling infrastructure in the new office
Don’t assume that the cabling infrastructure in the new office will be adequate for your needs. A previous tenant’s requirements will probably differ from yours. Check with your IT & Telecoms Company well in advance because it will considerably delay your office move if you don’t find out until you actually move in!

Tip 10: Having a seamless IT Relocation
The key to any successful office move is being able to relocate your business without any downtime or interruption. This can only be achieved by careful planning from an IT & Telecoms Company who can ensure all your business communications systems are up, running and working on the first morning in your new office.

 

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