8Office management

This Chapter:

  • examines various aspects of running an office, from choice of premises to health and safety regulations;
  • discusses how to manage premises efficiently and sustainably;
  • gives information about the various types of insurance available.

8.1 Introduction

The premises a business operates from is a visible and tangible representation to clients and employees of what the business is and what it stands for. It can be used as a showcase for the work of the practice and be an example to potential clients of the care and attention to detail given.

Many aspects of running an office are covered by statutory requirements and the major ones are outlined in this chapter. Of course, the smooth running of any office does ...

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