Here are some short ideas on office removals preparation.
In normal world we all live to improve ourselves everyday. The same principle is in the business world. Companies are being created, then they are rising, more employees are being hired when finally there are so many clients, employees and documents that CEOs of the company realise that it is time to move to bigger place. It’s time for office removals.
First of all, you need to plan your move. Create a timeline how everything will be arranged. The Office removals preparation guide will help you here too. Remember that this cannot be done by only one person. It would be the best to create a moving team from various managers and supervisors. You need to discuss all the details of the plan with the moving team to ensure that everything is feasible. In small companies planning period can take about 3 month to prepare for everything, while in the medium or big companies it can take from 6 to 8 month.
After making timeline you need to collect all the possible information about new place. Try to get all the information about electrical outlets, storage space, office layout, etc. sometimes it is good idea to take your current office layout plan and the one of the new place and to compare them. It is good if you want to know differences and to plan what changes will be in need to do that the new place could meet all your needs.
Also try to make a list what disadvantages has a new place. Maybe the reception area is to small, there are no storage place or maybe some cabinets are too small. You need to do this to see if any cosmetic changes are needed before move. It will be much cheaper to change these disadvantages now then after moving.
Be sure that you have enough people to coordinate the moving. It is best to appoint someone from each department (it is usually the supervisor of the department) to coordinate everyone else in the department. This person’s responsibility is to ensure that everyone will take all the things from their working space including all the files, other things from the desk and personal items.
The coordinating person can also collect the opinions of the current office and their needs in the new one of the employees that the work in new place could go as smoothly as possible. In this case managers will be happy to know how to fix problems and at the same time employees will be happy that they could tell their opinion and it was important.
When you already have you moving team do not forget to make regular meetings with them. You need this be sure that everything goes according to the plan. Also it minimises all the worries, misunderstandings or concerns. Good communication between team members is vital.
If you are on special moving budget, it is important for you and your team to identify costs of your removal before hiring a removal company. Office removals London can sometimes be really expensive. If you are uncertain how to organise your budget – call to professionals, they will really help you to do everything for the best price.
Removal is not the work for one person. You need to assign tasks for every moving team member. Team members can give special tasks for their department’s employees. So in this way almost everyone in the company will be involved in the moving. Make sure that every area of moving is covered.
When everyone is ready to move the most important task is to hire a removal company. The best solution is to hire company which specialises in office removals so that you could know that you are hiring real professionals in their area. Take your time for search. No rush is needed. Like in simple house removals you need to be sure, that you are receiving the best quality for the price you are paying. You can assign this task to several people that they would browse for the information about the London removals companies. Start this work as early as possible because it can take enough time. And you do not want your removal to take too long.
When everything is arranged it is time for the most funny part – packing. Believe me, it can be exhausting but worth it, if the new place will help to solve a lot of problems of your business.