Office Move Questions
Office Move Commonly Asked Questions
If you've never moved office before, you will no doubt have a mind full of questions that need answering. Thankfully, help is at hand with practical answers to those burning questions.
How can I be sure my office move will be delivered on time and to budget?
Keeping your office move on schedule and your budget on track can be a real challenge during such a busy and stressful time as an office move. Use the Moving Office Timeline to work out your key dates and deadlines and manage your moving office costs easily with the Moving Office Budget Planner.
What is the best day to move office?
Moving office on a Friday is a popular, and therefore, busy time to move office. Companies wishing to relocate on a Friday need to book well in advance with their Moving Company. The advantage of moving office on a Friday means that you have 2 full days to unpack and test all IT equipment before your staff arrive on Monday morning, and gives you the best chance of your business minimizing downtime.
When (and how) should we announce the office move to Staff?
Staff have a right to know about your intentions to move office, and should be kept informed throughout the process. It's important to inform staff about the office move as early on in the process as possible, i.e. as soon as the decision has been taken, so they don't hear it from other sources and feel valued. Give them clear and consistent messages about how the new office will benefit the business and help create a great environment from which to work.
What technical issues do we need to address to install the right IT Infrastructure & Network in the new office?
You will need to determine your exact IT requirements before your move office such as number of computers and phones required, network requirements, wi-fi and broadband so that your new office can be set up prior to your move date from an IT perspective. Use the IT Relocation Checklist to help you plan this time-critical aspect of your office relocation.
How do I work out what size of office space is right for my business?
Working out how much office space you're going to need needn't be difficult. By using this FREE Office Space Calculator you can quickly work out the right size office (by square feet) you will need, and it also allows for extra space as your business expands during the office lease period.
Download the Office Relocation 101 which provides a step-by-step guide to help you plan your office move easily.
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