Workplace Relocation Rules
Relocating your workplace can be a complex process and if you're the one responsible for running it all it can prove to be a real minefield. Thankfully, by knowing some basic rules about a workplace relocation you will be better place to manage the entire process from start to finish without many glitches, overspend or disruption to your business.
Here are five Golden Rules to bear in mind when organising your company's office move. Make sure you read and follow them and also download the full Golden Rules Guide to get practical tips on how to avoid them.
1. Determine why you're moving
Without any clear motivation behind the move, you'll be hard pushed to satisfy your new office space requirements, rental budget and even what you tell your staff. Define the reasons behind the move at the early stages to help you formulate a project plan for the move.
2. Set a Budget
Setting an office relocation budget may not be the most exciting task of planning an office move, but it's certainly one of the more essential ones. Don't worry, we've for the perfect template to help you establish your budget so you can find out how much your office move is going to cost you. Download it here.
3. Use a Property Agent
Discuss your office space requirements with a property agent in your local area. They have the expertise and knowledge to match what your business needs with what's currently available on the market. Better still, they can negotiate favourable office lease terms to suit your financial and operational requirements.
4. Book your Office Removals Company Early
Don't leave it too late to secure an office removals company to carry out your move. As soon as you know your moving out date, start the removals quotes process and choose the company you feel most happy to work with. Good office removals companies tend to get booked up in advance, particularly if you are moving over a weekend.
5. Take advantage of the opportunity
Moving office has all sorts of advantages, and once you've moved in and got your feet under the table, you need to carry out a review of your suppliers. Moving to a new location may give rise to the need to renew your office cleaning company, your external IT support, recruitment company etc.
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