Moving your business can be a difficult and complicated process depending on the nature of your work. Planning ahead is key to having a successful move and having an experienced moving company will make it much easier. Hartgrove Bros have years of experience in helping businesses and people move, here are some top tips.
Preparation is key to any successful move. If you’re moving, consider the costs of your new building, the distance, and commute for staff and if it is worthwhile. If your new location ticks all the boxes read on, if not keep looking the perfect place will pop up.
Plan the new layout before you make your decision, is there adequate space for you now? What about the future? A move can be stressful for a team as they become accustomed to their new environment but as long as it is the right decision things will go smoothly.
Think about how the business will operate while the move is ongoing. If you are keeping desks or other furniture, think about when they’ll be needed and who needs them, it’s no good taking things to the new building if staff still need them at your current one. A good removal company will help you as best they can to keep things as smooth as they can be.
A few weeks before your move, notify your clients of what is happening. If clients visit your premises obviously they’ll need the new address but otherwise, it makes them aware of any disruption that may occur. If you have visitors to your premises regularly leave a sign or note on your old property to make anyone who visits aware of your new location.
A simple phone call, text, or email is more than enough to let people know what’s going on and your customers or clients will be more understanding of any disruption should it occur.
Once the move is complete you’ll need to update your location on a range of platforms, update your site, your social platforms, email signatures, and everything else you need to. If you send letters regularly or have business cards don’t forget to update these too. Maybe add a note to your website for some time to let anyone who visits know.
To keep things as smooth as possible you can hire professional movers. Not only do they understand the best way to help you move but professional movers are going to be efficient in the moving process but even with packing. Here at Hartgrove Bros, we offer a full relocation package, including transporting ICT equipment, sensitive document handling, and moving heavy items such as safes. We pride ourselves on reliability and meeting customers’ requirements and deadlines this has helped us develop an unrivaled reputation.
If in the process of your move, you require storage for your belongings we provide long or short-term storage and have a modern, purpose-built warehouse in which we offer containerised storage.
Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, we are happy to help and clear up anything you may want to know.