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After Dark – Think About Your Office After Hours

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When you are at work at your office, I’m sure that your thoughts are all on the business and all the work that you need to complete before you clock off for the day. But it’s also important that you consider your company’s office after hours before you do leave for the day. If you simply lock up and don’t give your office any further thought, you might find that it might not be in the same condition when you return!

So, here are the things you need to think about.

Hire Cleaners

It’s super important to keep your office as clean as possible. This way, your employees have a pleasant environment in which to work. They will also know where everything is when the office is neat and tidy, so it will make their life a lot easier. You won’t have time to clean the whole office yourself, so it’s worth checking websites like http://www.servicemastermanchester.co.uk to hire some cleaners. Most office cleaners will come in to clean in the evenings, though you might want to get some who come in early in the mornings instead.

Make Sure The Lights Are Out

Whoever is the last to leave the office needs to double check that all the lights have been turned off. If you leave them on overnight, you will be wasting a large amount of energy. Not only is this really bad for the environment, but it will also increase your electricity bills by quite some way. Some people think that leaving the lights on can prevent burglars trying to break into their office. Thankfully, though, there are much better deterrents that won’t waste so much electricity.

Close The Windows!

As well as going around the office to check all the lights are out, it’s also important to make sure that the windows are completely closed. If they have locks on them, you need to ensure that they are locked so that there is no risk anyone could try and get in through them. Closing the windows is important so that there is no chance any rain will get into your office through the night. It can often rain heavily overnight and all that water could get into your office and cause significant water damage. Need another reason? Well, open windows are a fire hazard too.

Keep Things Safe And Secure

Many entrepreneurs worry about their office premises overnight because of the increased chance of burglaries. But if you visit https://www.cctvtek.co.uk, you’ll be able to find some state of the art CCTV cameras to install on your office’s exteriors. There are many other great things you can do to improve your building’s security, such as installing a burglar alarm and updating all the locks on the doors and windows. It’s often a good idea to have a CCTV camera pointed at each window and door.

Once you start to follow these tips, you will find that you don’t worry about your office anymore in the evenings. You can sleep well without all the worry!

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Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

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