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5 Ways To Plan Your Office Relocation Better

Updated: Sep 28, 2023


Relocation is a normal part of our lives and sometimes, it can be quite stressful. The decision to relocate isn’t always easy to make, but it can be a necessity. Your business may need to relocate for better market reach or to accommodate growth.


With a good plan, the relocation process should be very manageable, and now is the time to act with many businesses throughout the UK closed until the crisis is over.


Here Are Some Things You Should Do When Planning An Office Relocation:


Announce The Relocation

The first thing to do is to make it official. Announce the relocation through email, social media, and newsletter. Make sure that the announcement is relatively detailed. Include the date of the relocation, the address of the new location, the opening of the new office, reasons for the relocation, things that employees must do and features of the new office.


Discuss With Employees

You need to ask employees for feedback, because the relocation affects them in many ways. Issues in the current workplace can be rectified in the new location. Some employees may need brighter lighting, standing desks or privacy screens. Send out surveys through emails to get opinions from employees about an ideal workplace. Each department may have unique requirements and they should have separate meetings to discuss these.


Set Up Budget

Your budget is a financial guideline to any relocation-related expenses. Find out how much money your business can allocate for the relocation. With the right budgeting system, it is easier to envision the relocation process.


Make A List Of Items

The list should include things that you’ll take to the new office and things you will leave behind. If the new office has different interior design, you may need to purchase new furniture or equipment that matches the new look of your office. If you are relocating on a tight budget, try to reuse as many items as possible. It’s also a good opportunity to downsize and reduce things that you bring to the new office location.


Find A Reliable Moving Company

The removal company determines the success of your office relocation. The service may charge per hour or per job. If everything is already well-prepared, you can choose to pay per hour fee to save money. If the relocation is complex and time consuming, choose a removal company that charges per job. Read reviews from previous clients to make sure that you get the best results.


Contact Burton & Smith Moving Limited

To learn more about Burton & Smith Moving Limited, contact Burton & Smith Moving Limited and speak to a commercial moving professional today!


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