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Office Relocation Mistakes To Avoid

Avoid these Office Relocation Mistakes

An office relocation is a nerve-racking time for your business but with the appropriate planning and preparation you can avoid common mistakes. Here are some helpful tips to help you avoid mistakes and point your office relocation in the right direction:

Plan Early
With the demands of running any business it can be challenging to find enough time to plan an office move. However do not leave your office relocation planning too late at the detriment of costing your business money and time. Implementing and using an Office Relocation Checklist from the outset will highlight what needs to be achieved with in your given time frame.

Get the Experts
If you have been tasked with your office relocation it is more than clear that you are a capable person, however do not be tempted to do the whole “shebang” yourself! Make sure you get your office relocation right, so avoid cutting corners and using a “man with a van” or worse still hiring a van and doing the move yourself. Get in contact with the experts and use an accredited Office Removal Company. Using the professionals will encourage a smooth office relocation with less disruption to your business.

Get your Staff Involved
Take advantage of your office move to boost company morale and engage with your employees. Communication with your staff will contribute to your office relocation success, however if you choose not to communicate with your employees it may have an opposite effect. Therefore make sure communication with your workforce is consistent and clear during your office relocation.

Clear Objectives
Consider the rationale behind your move, if you and your workforce are clear about the objectives and purpose for your business move then this will encourage the success of your relocation. With no clear objectives your office move may not move in the direction you desire.

Choose Right Office Space
The usual length of an office lease is usually around 2-5 years minimum, with this in mind pay into consideration the growth of your business during your lease time. Your new office space must accommodate your business expansion, so do not forget to calculate your space requirements carefully. Many businesses overlook this crucial aspect when considering their office space; do not be one of them. By using the Office Space Calculator you can measure how much space you will need for the entire duration of your lease.

Avoid these common mistakes and refer to the 7 Deadly Sins Of Moving Office to help plan your successful move.

 

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