Will my budget be enough?

It is important to agree what the budget is and what success looks like at the beginning of an office fit-out project. Depending on these outcomes, a decision can be made on whether the budget is likely to be enough. It is important at this stage to remember that there may be a need to adjust the budget, or reduce the scope of works required to better align the two!

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How to maximise the ROI on an office fit-out project

There are several benefits of an office fit-out project, such as improved employee retention, attracting the best talent, the potential productivity boost and the enhanced employee well-being. But these alone may not be enough to convince the key decision makers - what you need is concrete facts, not speculation.

To aid those discussions, we've put together a list of ways to measure the potential ROI, taking both tangible and the more intangible benefits derived from an office fit-out to ensure that you can present a solid business case for your project.

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How do I plan an office fit-out?

Preparing for a fit-out? Follow our four-step pre-planning process to ensure you get it right first time.

No matter whether you’re planning a refurbishment to an existing office or moving to a completely new workspace. Your workplace is central part of the business. To help you get your project off the ground, we’ve prepared what a good plan looks like – a four-step process to get your office fit-out started on the right foot.

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What does O&M mean?

O&M in the office-fit out and construction industry means ‘Operations and Maintenance’. O & M refers to the functions, duties and skilled labour associated with the daily operation on-site.

During an office fit-out, operations and maintenance is a key part of the Officeinsight ‘Deliver’ process as our specialist team manage the whole fit-out process to deliver the project on time and to budget. The O&M manual is compiled throughout the project and is handed over on completion.

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When is a good time to start planning an office fit-out?

Technically, any time is a good time to start planning an office fit-out. However, it’s important that you are prepared for the cost, time and disruption that may be caused.

Good planning is vital for an office fit-out as it is often one of the biggest expenses for a business. Advanced planning can therefore help to eliminate unnecessary cost and also help the fit-out process run smoothly.

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