Commercial premises

Once you have decided you need premises for your business, you need to think about what type of premises you need: office, retail, industrial unit?

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Commercial premises - overview

There are many types of premises to buy, lease or licence from shops to warehouses. Discover how to find commercial premises for your business.

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Choosing premises - checklist

The type of business premises you choose can have a big effect on productivity, employee happiness and expenses. Here's how to make the right choice.

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Find premises for your business

The right premises can boost productivity, attract good employees and give the right impression to customers. How to find business premises.

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Getting out of a lease

As your business needs change, you may want to get out of your premises lease - but it will likely involve negotiation with your landlord. Our guide.

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How to run your business from anywhere

Communications and computing technology mean many businesses can operate from almost anywhere if they have access to a reliable internet connection.

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Moving premises

Moving premises can be time-consuming and disruptive to your business, and communication is key. Our guide to planning and managing a premises move.

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Moving premises - checklist

Moving premises can be highly disruptive. It's important to plan how you can resume work with a minimum of time lost. Here's what to consider.

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Property licences

Moving into licensed property is easier, quicker and cheaper than taking on a lease or buying a freehold property. Our overview of premises licences.

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Setting up an office

In a well set-up office, the equipment, systems and environment all contribute to making your business more efficient. How to plan your office.

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Q&A: How to set up a home office

Emma Jones of Enterprise Nation provides practical tips about setting up a dedicated and efficient home-based office for your new business.

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How I found my premises

Amanda Williams, owner of Liverpool-based fashion boutique Style Clinic, shares her experiences and provides advice on finding premises.

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Q&A: Commercial mortgages

A commercial mortgage is secured against a property other than your home. It may allow you to buy business premises and set up a long-term investment.