London hasn’t had an easy time of it over the winter. Just before Christmas, at the 11th hour, we were plunged into Tier 4 of the Covid-19 restrictions, upending plans and ushering tens of thousands of people to the nearest train station, desperate to escape the city before the midnight cut-off point. Then, once we’d readjusted to the new Tier, it was all-change again as we went into full lockdown along with the rest of the country. People who’d started planning house- or flat-moves during the summer, when restrictions were eased, began – quite understandably – to worry about whether they’d still be able to go ahead.
The UK is now under a second national lockdown and there’s still plenty of uncertainty about where we go next. There’s one query we receive from a lot of people: ‘will I be able to move during this lockdown?’
Fortunately, we can give a definite answer to this one by saying, yes. It’s business as usual at Aussie. All our Greater London branches will be fully operational. In this blog, we’ll discuss how we perform safe removals and storage services.
There are various options available, which includes remote working and downsizing your office or workplace. This can provide enough cost-cutting measures to survive this latest lockdown in London. We’ll go into more detail on a few different approaches to see if it fits your business’s requirements.
The current, unprecedented situation, with citizens around the world confined to their homes and all non-essential business being kept to a minimum, has cast the job of removals in a new light – one that demonstrates just how vital it is, how essential it is, and how it often constitutes an emergency. Not only do we often move people who are in compelling emotional circumstances – including Parkinson’s sufferers – we also help people on the frontline in the fight against coronavirus. Read more…
Putting your house or apartment up for sale will take a lot more than just taking some photos and handing over to an estate agent. There is a maxim that lends itself to several situations – the more you put in, the better the results will be. This couldn’t be truer for anyone who’s selling their house in London, and it’s worth remembering you’re competing with thousands of other properties.
While it might be tempting to get everything on the market straight away, you might end up making it more difficult to sell your home. The primary goal of any seller is to find a buyer so that you can move into the next house or flat. Fortunately, Aussie Man & Van works with hundreds of people every month, and we’re the home sellers go-to company in 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.
Being a freelancer can sometimes be one of the most flexible ways to work. Unless you happen to work for an awesome, forward-thinking employer. You can set your hours, calculate your hourly rate. There is the possibility of choosing your projects and setting your own agenda. You create the working world you exist in, which all sounds slightly romantic and carefree.
E-commerce is one of the most exciting sectors in modern business. If you’re just starting out as a would-be entrepreneur, then it’s something you should consider. E-commerce is a perfect match for a lean start-up, and it doesn’t always require commercial business premises. At times, the level of investment needed can also be a lot less than a lot of product-based enterprises, due to the potential for a quicker turnaround of sales.
At Aussie, we work with hundreds of entrepreneurs every year, and we’re always happy to pass on any advice we can. Here are some pointers that can help would-be entrepreneurs in London set up an e-commerce enterprise.
If you’re planning your new move, it’s important to have a rough idea of how many possessions you’re relocating. However our skilled sales team and surveyors can help you with this, Aussie moves hundreds of people in London every month, and our Man & Van service is an ideal solution for smaller removals.
The way we approach our work spaces evolves and moves with the latest trends. Over the last few years, the typical office setting has been rethought, and coworking spaces are now the ‘in thing’. This innovative approach has seen several coworking spaces spring up all over London, and it encourages freelancers to collaborate or just find their space within a working environment that suits them more than an office.