Five things to learn from Germans who move house

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

When you’re saying “auf wiederzehn, pet” to your old house and packing up for your new property, you could do worse than to act like a German. This is a country known for efficiency and precision engineering – clearly, this culture has a lot to offer everyone else who ends up frazzled, burnt out and […]

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Looking for love? You may want to move here, here or here

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Calling all singletons of the north. If you’re looking to fall head over heels, you may want to hot foot it over to Manchester, where there are 17 million fellow singles living (the largest proportion of singles in any British city). That means that more than half of all Manchester over-16s are without a partner. […]

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Crossing the T’s and dotting the I’s – the legalities of business relocation

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Moving a business is never easy (even if it’s only across town). As well as the logistics and the To Do lists, you also have a few legal considerations to pay attention to. Here’s our no-nonsense run through of what you should be thinking about (as early as possible!). Telling your staff Moving business premise […]

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It’s May – Which happens to be #NationalMovingMonth

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Future movers and home shifters in the middle of applying for a mortgage, it’s May – the month that home sales pick up and tenants start thinking about packing up. But while May is the official national moving month, it’s actually August that usually comes in as the busiest for moving house (over 2016/2017, there […]

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It’s profitable t’up North – Why more and more businesses are heading up

Friday, May 15th, 2020

There’s nowhere in the world that we’d rather be than based in Yorkshire. But, being born and bred, we would say that (us Yorkshire people are notoriously loyal). Yet it seems that many businesses are coming around to our way of thinking, with more and more businesses making the move t’up North. So what are […]

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Moving’s a risky business – Five areas of commercial risk you should weight up

Friday, May 1st, 2020

Business owner, there are few times as stressful as when planning to move your company. It’s time-consuming, risky and, if you get it wrong, incredibly expensive. All in all, you need to plan every last detail. Which is right about where these five risk areas come in (along with links to our past guides to […]

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Six office interior tips for healthier, happier workers

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Employee health and well-being is a hot HR topic right now. From perk packages to policies and procedures – there’s a LOT of advice and guidance out there on how to look after your workforce. Some of it is incredibly expensive, other tips are questionable when it comes to just how much benefit can be […]

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Viewing a rental property: 38 questions to ask

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

The rental market is booming. With competition between potential tenants fiercer than ever before, it can be all too easy to jump in feet first without doing any sort of due diligence. Then, post move day, issue after issue pops up – dodgy heating, trouble with transport, noise outside at night. Here we’ve put together […]

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Setting sail – How to move your business abroad

Saturday, March 14th, 2020

If you’re considering shifting your business overseas, the road ahead might be a bumpy one without proper planning. Here are the five areas that warrant plenty of administrative legwork. Create a comprehensive business plan This brave new business move of yours demands an entirely new business plan – one that thoroughly details aims, goals, costs […]

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To me, to you – The Chuckle Brothers’ guide to internal office moves

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

They’re the iconic mullet-haired brothers who think themselves as the masters of everything (but actually muck up everything they touch). If they created a guide to internal office moves, this would be it (just to be clear, this guide is not, under any circumstances, to be taken seriously – follow this advice at your peril!!). […]

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Going green – Five things to look for in your new, energy efficient business property

Friday, February 14th, 2020

If you’re thinking about moving there’s something you should know – picking a commercial property that’s not energy efficient is going to cost you. BIG time.  The average medium-sized business churns through between 30,000 to 50,000 kWh each year, resulting in an electricity bill of £3,146, and uses gas of around 45,000 kWh (adding £1,424 […]

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There’s a proper way to pack and fill your self-storage. This is it.

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

When renting a self-storage unit, you pay for every single square inch of that space – top to bottom. So you really should be making the most of it. Forget wobbling towers of boxes or chaotic corners of piled clothes – here’s how to ensure your property is both protected, as well as packed and […]

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