Moving in TO DO List
Once you've signed your office lease on your new premises you can breath a huge sigh of relief - the formalities of securing your new space are over. But this doesn't mean that you can put your feet up - there's still a lot to do before your business is ready to take occupation into the new space.
We've compiled a 'TO DO' list for you that includes all the important things that you need to consider to get your new office set up and ready for occupation.
Voice and data cabling will need to be set up at the new premises so that your computers, phones, servers etc. all work as they should when you arrive at the new office. This can be a technically complex operation and you may need to call upon an IT & Telecom Solution Provider to set this up on your behalf. They will liaise with the Landlord of your chosen premises to determine what (if any) cabling is already in situ and whether it meets with your IT requirements.
When you are planning your IT relocation, it's a good time to review all your technical equipment to see whether you need to purchase any new computers, or make sure old ones are up to date with the latest software.
The same applies to your business phone system. Your current phone system may not meet the demands of your growing business and you may need to look at other alternatives that will allow more capacity and meet the demands of your growing business.
If you are purchasing new office furniture to complement the design of your office space, now is the time to place your order. You will need to liaise with your office design company as they will be able to make recommendations as to what manufacture to use, color scheme and style. Some office design companies can manage this process on your behalf so you've another less thing to worry about!
Now that you've signed the office lease, you'll no doubt have a firm move-out/move-in date so you can communicate this with your chosen Office Moving Company. With this in mind, you can then start to plan a suitable packing schedule that's not going to interfere with your business commitments.
Communicate with Staff
If you've not already done so, communicate the good news about the signing of the office lease with your employees and let them know the expected move in date so they can make their final preparations.
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