Making sure the fit-out project is carried out on time and on budget is paramount – involving the right people for the job will make sure things stay on track.
By choosing only one member of staff to lead your project team with the necessary attributes, will help to make your office fit-out run like clockwork. Make sure you also utilise the skills of your other key departments. By involving your staff in this way will create buy-in during your office move or refurbishment and help maintain staff morale.
Image Source: Ikcon Office Fitout & FurnitureIdentify your stakeholders and also keep them informed and, above all, choose a reputable office design and refurbishment contractor to carry out the works.
Office fit-outs is probably going to be one of the biggest outlays your business will make, so setting a realistic budget is crucial. But be aware of any surprising hidden costs and make sure you get quotes for everything before drawing up your budget.
Include costs for any temporary furniture storage during the fit-out if you decide to go down the refurbishment route and ensure you are fully insured. Check your Public Liability and Professional Indemnity and Contractors ‘All Risk’ insurance is valid and up to date.