Office Relocation Planning Guide
Getting an office move right is a great opportunity to affect positive change management, improvement in business performance, increased morale and momentum - however, getting it wrong can have the opposite effect.
This Office Relocation Planning Guide covers the three most important issues that a business needs to address when embarking on a relocation project.
1) Understanding what is involved with an office relocation
An office relocation is simply a process - and like any process it can be broken down into a series of simple tasks and checks. The intelligent use of an Office Relocation Checklist will not only help with the planning, but also act as the road map to carry out the many tasks involved with the office relocation project.
2) Start Early
There's a lot to do, so the earlier a company can start the office relocation planning process the greater the chance of achieving the smooth office move that the business expects. It's impossible to plan too far ahead. Once the Office Move Project Leader has been appointed - work should start. All things being equal, best practice says that companies should start reviewing their options 9-18 months prior to lease expiration, regardless of whether they are considering renewing, renegotiation or relocating office. It is vital to allow enough lead-time to increase the amount of leverage and competition between the various options, which can result in substantial savings for the tenant.
3) Get Professional Help
Not engaging the help of external relocation advisors is false economy and, as a result, many office moves end up being a time-consuming & stressful job fraught with difficulty. What's worse, is the fact that companies who choose not to engage external professional help for the key stages of their office relocation run the risk of making expensive mistakes that could have been avoided. The main areas where external expertise is required include:
Property Agents: to help find the most suitable office property and then negotiate the best office lease
Property Solicitors: to advise on exit strategy from current office and to ensure a company's best interests are maintained during the negotiation and signing of the new lease.
Office Fit-Out: space planning, office design and fit-out of the new office.
IT Relocation: to maintain & enhance business communications throughout the relocation process (and beyond), upgrade to better systems; change to more appropriate Telecoms solutions and/or cost effective call plans.
Office Removals: to perform the physical move from old to new office and offer storage/archiving facilities.
Planning is everything when it comes to moving office, so make sure you follow these tips for a smooth and successful office relocation.
http://www.helpmovingoffice.co.uk is the free website that guides companies through the office move process. It offers free Moving Office Checklists & Office Relocation Planning Guides to ensure that office moves happen on time, to budget and with the minimum disruption to the business.
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Office Relocation Planning Guide here
News-ID: 209861 • Views: 1258
More Releases from Help Moving Office
The Dos & Don'ts of Moving Office
An office move can often be filled with uncertainty about what you should and shouldn’t be doing throughout the moving office process– especially if it’s your first time. Organising an office move is a huge responsibility. It requires accurate co-ordination of budgets, meeting deadlines, as well as organising a whole host of people and companies to bring the moving office project together successfully. Knowing what the best practice right and
10 Steps to Planning an Office Move
Planning an office move can be a daunting and time-consuming project to execute successfully. With so many tasks to juggle, deadlines to meet and people to organise, these 10 practical and easy steps cover all the important issues to help you plan, organise and execute a smooth and hassle-free office move. Step 1: Define your reasons for moving Expanding, downsizing, reducing costs or the need a better location are
The moving office website, Help Moving Office, offers businesses a valuable Offi …
Help Moving Office, the moving office website, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Office Removals Checklist to help companies manage the actual office removals process. The physical move is a crucial element of the office relocation process – and is very often the part on which the whole office move project gets judged. The essential Office Removals Checklist is the easiest way to get everything done
New research reveals companies moving office give little strategic and operation …
A recent survey by Help Moving Office showed that a company will only move office once every seven years and, in 70 per cent of cases, the person assigned to manage the office move is doing so for the first time. This means that the office move project is typically managed by people without the experience to handle such an important role. Jeremy Carr-Smith, founder of Help Moving Office,
More Releases for Relocation
Relocation For Award-Winning Business
Award-winning interior design company Eyecandy Interior Design is relocating to Halifax, West Yorkshire for a more bespoke customer service experience. Originally based in Huddersfield, Eyecandy Interior Design is in the throngs of a large-scale business move to Halifax. Eyecandy Interior Design Managing Director, Emma Gordon says; “We have been situated in Lindley near Huddersfield for the previous 6 years, and with the ever evolving landscape of interior design it became apparent that
Relocation Service and - Removal Service 08000119116
Don't risk your valuable items with unprofessional and untrusted transporters. We can accommodate you 24/7. DeliveryD2D is a marketplace for transporters (man with a van service). In London and all over United Kingdom since 2010. We Specialize in Moving Your Stuff around UK. We know moving process can be very stressful. Therefore we aim to make it as easy as possible for you. We are ready to assist you with any
Corporate Relocation Press Release
KOLLAR & ASSOCIATES INC. is pleased to announce that we have relocated to THE TORONTO STAR BUILDING, at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5E 1W7. Please be advised that since June 30, 2013, we no longer act in the capacity of an Independent Contactor to the Law Offices of Susan Jane von Achten of S. J. von Achten Corporation (trading as Equity Court Law Chambers), located at
Commercial Relocation Makes Hay in Olympic Summer
The traditional summer upturn in commercial relocation saw early and unprecedented activity ahead of the London Olympics, according to John Mitchell, Managing Director of crate rental specialist, Pluscrates Ltd. “Crate rental activity is a crude but effective indicator for commercial relocation. We added close to 100,000 crates to our working stock ahead of the London Olympics and, importantly, for others in the commercial moving business who saw a similar uplift, that’s
Documation Announces Office Relocation
Documation, a leading provider of document management and workflow solutions in the UK, has moved its headquarters to a new office in Eastleigh, Hampshire. This move comes just over three years after the company took over the entire fifth floor of its previous Eastleigh based premises due to a period of growth. Documation’s new location and its registered address is now: Documation Parkway Business Centre Campbell Road Eastleigh Hampshire UK SO50
A Winning Pair for Relocation Company
HCR Group, the Basingstoke based employee relocation and accommodation service provider, has won Highly Commended for Best Service at the Public Procurement GO AWARDS for the second year running. HCR’s dynamic business relationship with the Ministry of Defence’s Defence Estates was recognised by the judges as “excellent” once again. At the Awards Ceremony in London, Grahame Steed, Managing Director of Government Opportunities (GO) magazine acknowledged HCR’s consistent drive to seek