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Reducing Your Business Overheads in London by Using Storage and Man & Van

Posted on May 16, 2019 by Lauren May
Storage London

London is home to thousands of successful businesses, and most, if not all began by keeping things simple and sticking to a modest budget. This is especially true for start-up companies and SMEs where the first year is a make or break scenario. Reducing your current overheads or putting a cap on spending will ultimately improve your ability to invest. And there are plenty of innovative options and ways to lower your costs.

There is a simple way of approaching this. Before taking on a new expense, you should cost it out thoroughly. With any new business, it is tempting to have an ‘invest now and reap the rewards later’ attitude. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always pan out, and it’s vital that you’re sensible and learn to walk before trying to run. Aussie Man & Van is a big fan of business in London, and we have some services that may be able to help you reduce your overheads.

Ways to Reduce Costs by Using Man & Van in London –

One area where you can make an initial saving is to shelve any ambitions of owning a work’s vehicle for collections and deliveries. It’s an expense you can do without, even if your enterprise will be dealing with a lot of movement of materials, tools, equipment or products. And as off-balance as that sounds, our next suggestion might clarify things a little. You can use a man with a van service for all your collection and delivery needs.

Aussie’s Man & Van service charges by the hour instead of the typical day rate most removals companies apply. This means you only pay for the time you use. And if you find yourself in a scenario where you don’t have access to any vehicle, our man with a van service is the solution to all your problems. You don’t have to invest or rent a van or car for your first year of trading. Plus, your only expenses are billed per hour, so it’s feasible to keep costs down and manageable.

Every man & van job we book comes with the use of two of our expert team members who have plenty of experience in removals and other trades. They will be there to assist with all heavy-lifting and packing work. And by working with Aussie as an associate, we will do whatever we can to accommodate last-minute jobs.

Additionally, if you rent a storage unit from us, our Man & Van service ties up nicely to streamline all your collections and deliveries. The smaller vans are easy to pack and offload again during the trips between destinations, even in built-up city environments. This is especially handy if you’re working in a densely populated area and you want to avoid long delays for deliveries.

Other Overhead Cost Reduction Strategies and Tips –

One of the costliest outgoings for any company is the premises where they run their business. Crucially, if you were able to reduce one expense, your commercial rental would be the most effective. You’ll need to cost everything out fully and then look at a typical commercial rate for the area you want to work in.  If you were then able to shave five hundred pounds off that per month, that would add up to a significant amount in one year.

A popular trend in the London business world is finding alternative workspaces. In fact, many entrepreneurs have taken up the task and brought some innovations to fruition. With things like co-sharing, workspace labs, and office sharing, it’s possible for start-ups and new SMEs to have affordable and flexible workspaces.

And one such innovative trend is happening at Aussie’s storage facilities. Using a storage unit as a dedicated workspace is an excellent way of lowering monthly rental costs. All you need is somewhere that offers you secure storage for your products and to undertake admin duties. This might not work if your business needs to be in a high-value location and be customer facing. However, it might also be possible to rent a smaller store and then rent a self storage unit for all your stock.

Your alternative storage workspace is very simple to create. Just add a desk, a couple of chairs, an internet router, a filing cabinet or two and a kettle, and you have yourself an office. Then, if you split the unit into two or three sections, you can keep your stock in one, the office in another and space for any equipment and packing materials. We also offer archive document storage, making this the complete, affordable business solution.

Aussie Man & Van – We’re the Pro Business Removals and Storage Provider –

Aussie works with hundreds of business owners every year from just about every industry and sector you can name. And because we take the time to get to know our clients, we are able to use this collective feedback to pass onto new business customers. Regardless of what type of enterprise you run or what industry it fits into, capping costs will help you maintain a budget.

To help lower costs, Aussie has the most affordable rates on the market. We have a range of services that comprise our ethos of having everything ‘under one roof’. This means you won’t have to use multiple companies at additional costs. Excellent customer service is our primary goal and attaining the highest standard of service is why we have loyal customers.

Aussie is the ‘can-do’ removals and storage provider due to our commitment to delivering the best service. We have five branches spread throughout London, and every facility has a fleet of removal vehicles and storage units. When it comes to start-ups and SMEs, you have the right partner when you work with us.

If you’re starting a new enterprise or company and you’re keen to attain a manageable budget, please contact us today. We’re London’s favourite company for start-ups and new businesses.

Last-Minute or Emergency Removals in London

Posted on May 8, 2019 by Lauren May
Removals London

When it comes to moving to a new house, there are times where you might find yourself in a tough situation when a last-minute or emergency relocation becomes a reality. That’s when you can pick up the phone and call Aussie Man & Van to come to your rescue. We regularly book last-minute and emergency removals jobs for people all over London. And although we’re usually very busy, we will do everything we can to help you with your relocation. That leaves you to get on with the rest of the tasks before your upcoming moving day.

You might think that it’s too late to start doing things like planning and preparation for your relocation due to time constraints. However, at Aussie, we always suggest trying to go through the same process as you would with more notice. Creating a moving checklist is still the best way to keep on track, even if you’re moving at the end of the week. Start planning today to give yourself as much time as possible. You can also delegate to family members and call in some favours from friends.

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The Best Commuter Towns Near London in 2019

Posted on April 29, 2019 by Lauren May
Storage London

As we head into May, it looks like 2019 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for the housing market in London and the UK. With a record number of new developments, quotas for affordable housing and other factors, there are signs of movement of people heading in and out of the city. A lot of Londoners are looking to move out of the city-centre to enable them to buy their first property instead of renting. That’s why many are looking around the up and coming areas of London or at the nearby commuter towns for places to buy.

While many fantastic things attract people to buy property in London, one of the key aspects of its attraction is the transport system. You can get to every part of the capital via the Underground, and there are lots of regular trains, buses, taxis and even a ferry to cross the Thames. Parts of London are going through significant regeneration work, and this has led to a rise in inter-city relocations. At Aussie Man & Van, we notice this as it affects how we operate. Not only have we seen an increase in moves to South London, but we regularly relocate people to the commuter towns.

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Making National & International Relocations, to and from London, Simple & Stress-Free

Posted on April 22, 2019 by Lauren May
London's Favourite International Removals Company

If you have an upcoming relocation in London, there will be plenty of planning ahead and organising everything which will take a lot of time and energy. For anyone this applies to, things get a little more complicated for national removals where distance becomes an issue. You may find that you’re dealing with more than one removal company at the same time. This is where mistakes start happening, and conflicting information begins to present itself.

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Top Ideas for New Start-Ups in London with Aussie Man & Van

Posted on March 31, 2019 by Lauren May
Reasons To Be Happy You Moved To London

Even though we’re just entering the second quarter of 2019, it’s already shaping into what could be a monumental year for the UK. Although some may suggest it’s not a good time to do so, this year could be the right time to start your own business enterprise. Like any new challenge, there are risks to consider and obstacles to navigate around. That simply means you need to do plenty of planning to ensure you’re ready. At times, there are aspects of other professions that are transferrable, and a moving checklist is one you should test out.

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Moving Elderly People’s Homes  in London

Posted on March 18, 2019 by Lauren May
Going Away for an Extended Trip Abroad? – Aussie Man & Van London Can Help

Making the decision to sell up and move to a new home is never an easy decision, as it always takes a lot of planning and effort. This can be especially for elderly people who may not be doing so by choice but rather a necessity. In these circumstances, it’s essential to use a removals company that has experience in these situations. It takes an additional level of compassion and understanding to undertake this type of removals as it’s not just a typical relocation.

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Preparing Appliances for Your Upcoming Move in London

Posted on February 27, 2019 by Lauren May
Preparing Appliances for Your Upcoming Relocation in London

If you have upcoming relocation, it will make your life much easier if you have all your appliances and furniture ready for transit. That means all your kitchen appliances, such as your fridge-freezer, should have no water inside the machine. It’s also a good idea to ensure that everything is clean and easy to load into the removal van. The more preparation work you do before the moving day, the smoother everything will be.

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How Tradespeople Can Benefit from Man & Van in London

Posted on February 18, 2019 by Lauren May
Removals London

Anyone who works in trade will know that a busy city means plenty of business, which is why London is an ideal location.A critical aspect of being a tradesperson is to have an extensive network of various subcontractors and companies you can contact. There is one service that most people in the trade industry may overlook and that’s how useful a man with a van service can be in certain situations.

The best thing about working with Aussie is we have a track record of working with people and businesses in trade. Not only that, but a lot of new start-ups or SMEs are using our storage units as their base of operations. Our Man & Van service can then double up as a collection and delivery provider, should you have no access to a vehicle.

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Man and Van – The Ideal Service for London’s Changing Housing Market

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Lauren May
Affordable Man & Van – Removals in London with Aussie

For first-time buyers or people who are looking for more affordable types of housing, London is the place to be in 2019. The ever-changing housing market in the capital is making things more accessible for everyone, including people on modest budgets. There is also the aspect that always keeps London ahead of the curve. And that’s innovative ways of looking at old ideas. That’s why co-living spaces and new developments are rising in popularity with Londoners.

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Moving in Together in London with Aussie

Posted on January 24, 2019 by Lauren May
Cleaners London

If one of your first tasks for 2019 is moving in with your partner, then you’re off to an amazing start.Being in a loving relationship that is going to the next phase is an excellent way to begin the year. However, there are a few things to sort out before the day of the big move, just to make sure you both start as you mean to go on. One of them is booking the removals company to relocate you to your new shared house or apartment.

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