IT

In this modern age, it is essential that you have your business connected to the Internet, that you have IT equipment that works and is well maintained, and that you are able to have a little downtime as possible during your move. Hiring a company that provides professional IT Services can ensure that your IT services are moved safely and quickly without any problems. This is something that you will want to organize and implement sooner rather than later, since delaying this can end up with too many issues, and customers turning away to find services elsewhere. Getting this wrong can put a huge dent in your profits for the year, so make sure that when you are looking to relocate you have everything you need in place already.

Security

Over time we learn lessons, and one of these lessons is to keep your business secure, online and physically. The building that you are in now will, of course, have its own security measures in place, either one that comes with the building or ones that you have implemented yourself. And it is important to ensure that you have something similar, or at least the same as you already have, because losses in any business, whether insured or not, can cause issues. If you are moving to a higher crime rate area as well, then you may need to look into hiring a professional to come and help you with your security systems.

This can also come down to things such as keyholder responsibilities, and whether or not your products are vulnerable to death.

Cleaning

No matter how clean your current offices, or how often your cleaner gave the office a good deep clean when you start moving furniture and packing things away, you are going to find areas of the building or office that you have never seen before. These will always be less tidy and unclean than the areas you can see. So it is a good idea to either employ your current cleaner for a one-off large piece of work before you move or even immediately after you have moved out Or employ a contractor that specializes in these jobs. Either way, you’re going to want to make sure that you leave the building in the condition that you started in. This also calls for attention in the new building, since not everybody thinks this way and may have left a mess behind. So add “cleaning” to your list of things to organize. It may not feel a priority, but on the day you move you will be grateful that you have sorted it already.

By Erica Buteau

Change Agent. Daydream Believer. Maker. Creative. Likes love, peace and Jeeping. Dislikes winter, paper cuts and war. She/Her/Hers.

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