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Office Removals Advice

Advice For Your Office Removals

Whether you're moving to another floor in the same building, down the road to a new office or to an entirely different location, you'll need to plan ahead and organise your office removals. This article offers you expert advice when it comes to the planning and organisation of your office removals.

Choose an Office Removals Company
Working with the right Office Removals Company is crucial if you want your relocation to go smoothly. Not only will they get all your office belongings transferred and set up efficiently, they'll also be able to guide you through a smooth and stressful-free move.

Relocating IT Equipment
Migrating your IT equipment and phones over to the new office is a complex process and one that requires careful planning. You may choose to get a specialist IT relocation company to handle this important aspect of the move on your behalf. This will ensure your computers are transferred safely, and set up correctly in the new office to avoid any disruption to your business.

Download the IT Relocation Checklist to find out the things that require your attention to organise a smooth IT relocation.

Office Furniture
When you move office, you may choose to update some of your office furniture and purchase new workstations or chairs that compliment your new office design better. You'll need to consider health and safety, how it's going to fit into your workspace, along with it suiting the image you want to project for your employees and visitors.

An office move is the ideal time to have a clear out and get rid of any old office furniture, redundant IT equipment and archive older files. Use this Office Clearance Guide to make the process of de-cluttering fun and simple.

Staff Communication
Give staff a full brief about what's happening in the run up to the move day (packing etc.) as well as where they are going to be working on the move day itself. You may be using a temporary office for the day to avoid any disruption to business, or if you are moving over a weekend ensure staff pack up their personal desk items so it makes everything easier for your office removals company.

New Office Floor Plan
Your Office Removals Company will need to have the new office floor plan and layout explained clearly to them so they know where to unpack each item at the new location. Provide them with copies and also pin up copies in the new office in strategic locations to make sure they know exactly where everything is meant to go.

If you want to ensure your office move runs smoothly, download this Office Removals Checklist. It lists all the tasks that need to be addressed during the planning of your office move as well as the actual move day itself.


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