Uploaded for Office by at Monday, February 20 2017 04:12:45
Moving into an office is a big step when you run a small business or start-up, and finding the right premises in the right location and at the right price is a daunting task. Get it right, and your office premises will help you improve productivity, attract and retain good employees and give a positive impression to your customers. But get it wrong, and you could be left tied into a costly lease with premises that might not suit your needs in the future. Philip Dodson, of Office Planet explains what businesses need to do to find the right office space to meet their requirements.
It may seem like a superfluous or excessive expense to incorporate built- in organization or storage into a home-office when the option to run to a local store and purchase a desk or shelf (with assembly required) is always there, but adding furniture to a home can cause clutter- and when it comes to home office, clutter is the enemy. Talk with your designer about incorporating built-in shelving, cabinets, and drawers into your space. This will not only increase how seamlessly your home office space blends into your home, but will also avoid potential issues with purchasing organizational tools which inevitably add to the problem rather than solve it.
Before you start the search for your office, you really need to know what type of property will be suitable for your needs. A virtual office solution will provide you with a total office experience without having to physically lease office space. A virtual office package will typically provide your business with the use of a business address, personalised telephone answering, post handling and forwarding and in some circumstances the use of private offices and boardrooms on an ad hoc basis.