Guides

In your quest for the perfect office Upmo can help along the way with our carefully prepared guides for every step of the journey. We have checklists for the questions you should ask when you go for an office viewing and when you're considering the offers that you have. And we have tips for negotiation and signing.

  1. 8 questions to ponder when searching for an office in 2021

    8 questions to ponder when searching for an office in 2021

    COVID-19 has changed the way a lot of companies think about how they manage their workspace. It's likely that if you are considering an office move soon, you won't be looking for the same kind of space you have now. This guide is designed to help you find your new normal.

  2. A checklist for finding your ideal office

    A checklist for finding your ideal office

    Everything you need to think about to make finding and moving office easy

  3. Finding the right location for your next office

    Finding the right location for your next office

    If you don’t get the fundamentals of moving office right, it can have some disastrous impacts on your business. And it doesn’t get more fundamental than location. So here’s a little guide to help you think about this in the right way.

  4. How much space to rent?

    How much space to rent?

    Unless you work in property it's unlikely that you will be searching for and moving office all that frequently, so trying to work out how much office space you and your company will need can be challenging. This guide is designed to help you figure all that out.

  5. How to get the most out of your viewings

    How to get the most out of your viewings

    If you're not sure what to expect from a viewing or how to get organised for them, here's a guide on how to get the most out of your viewing.

  6. Options for a flexible office strategy after Covid-19

    Options for a flexible office strategy after Covid-19

    Most companies didn't expect their main problem in 2020 to be a pandemic. But pandemic or not, there are countless reasons why many of today's traditional offices aren't fit for purpose. It's time for a strategic approach evaluating all options.

  7. Searching on your own vs using an agent

    Searching on your own vs using an agent

    Upmo is the first to offer a digital alternative that means you don't have to go through a middle person, instead you can deal direct while still comparing the full market. The question though is why wouldn't you use a broker? This guides sets out some of the key reasons behind this choice.

  8. Upmo compares the whole market, connects you direct, saves you up to 10%

    Upmo compares the whole market, connects you direct, saves you up to 10%

    Upmo makes renting office space cheaper, easier and fairer. We compare the whole market, connect you direct to all providers, and save you up to 10% by avoiding using an agent.

  9. What type of office is right for you?

    What type of office is right for you?

    In this guide we're going to give you an overview of the different types of offices available to you and the pros and cons of each.

  10. Why traditional leases are obsolete

    Why traditional leases are obsolete

    The pandemic has exposed something that a lot of businesses and employees have already noticed. Many of today's traditional offices aren't fit for purpose. Here's just a few reasons why going for a traditional lease of for example 5 or 10 years usually isn't worth it. Most of these relate to business agility–being able to scale up or down your office size in days or weeks rather than months and years: * Growth forecasts–particularly for startups and scaleups but for other types of business

  11. Working out a budget for your office

    Working out a budget for your office

    Prices for offices vary wildly in London so it can tricky figuring out a budget for your new space. The best way to do so is to take a look at the market and play about with your parameters. However there are some basics to consider and these are what we'll cover in this handy little guide.