When you decide to convert a building into a commercial property it opens up some vital logistical decisions that owners need to act on. In the planning stage, there are a number of things that you should consider such as health and safety, planning permissions and building regulations. Most of these considerations are in fact legal requirements and you can be hit with serious implications if you don’t take them on board in your build. Therefore, it’s crucial that you understand what is involved in the design and tick the necessary boxes to ensure compliance. In this article, we’ve broken down the most important factors when converting your space to ensure you’re on the right track!
Permission of Change
The most important and most challenging step you will face during the commercial use transition is securing permission for a change of use from the local council. The Town and County Planning Order 1987 organises land and buildings into different categories, known as ‘use classes’. Whether or not you will need planning permission is dictated by which use class your building falls into and what you plan to use it for. For example, a conversion from a shop into an estate …
Having a better working environment is something that should be in everyone’s mind. Not only from a manager’s point of view but also from an employee’s one. In order to create a great office environment, it’s important to state its current condition with limitations, good points and goals, with a timeframe if possible.
Optimising Your Space
Chances that your office will need changes in order to progress in an achievable timeframe are pretty high. With that being said, sometimes is all about updating your existing equipment. Whether if it’s just related to your computers or simply to your furniture, you must keep up with your equipment so your employees sense the fact that you care about the company.
Another important part that many usually underestimate is related to your employee’s security: always keep an eye on your ventilation system, your fire exits and your emergency plan, these are incredibly important.
Understanding that your employees must occasionally break free from the office’s walls is a core part of being a solid manager/boss. With that being said, that doesn’t have to be a weekly appointment but having some sort of occasions when your team can bond with each other …
The generation we now live in is a social media obsessed one. Today, everyone is constantly online and looking at beautiful imagery of dream homes that they wish they could live in themselves but unfortunately can’t. Due to us all being subjected to frequent posts and things like Pinterest pins, it has as a result, made us self conscious about our homes and how they look.
The modern interior is continuously changing so it can be hard to keep up with what’s in and what’s out from a trends perspective. So to give you a helping hand, we have listed the top summer 16’ interior design trends that you need to get on board with if you want to get your home looking at its best. With the arrival of the new season, now’s your chance to take pride in your house and design your very own dream home.
Ditch The Digital
A common conversation these days is about the decline of family interaction as the emergence of technology has hindered the traditional family life. As much as parents like to blame it on their children, surveys have shown they are just as guilty as the kids that they’re blaming. …
Some common things that cause water heater is not hot because there is one component that does not work properly. Actually, on a household water heater machine only has 3 main components. These components, among others, the element of heat, thermostat, and also relays. Where these components have their respective functions that are equally vital. So, if one of them is damaged, of course, cause the water heater is not hot.
As a lay user, of course you will be confused if the water heater suddenly you have no heat. The good news, in this article I want to share some knowledge about some cause water heater is not hot. What are those, please refer to some of the reviews that are the subject of this paper.
Almost all electronic devices use a relay, this tool is no other function to prevent if at any time of the occurrence of the relay will break the electrical current. So that any undesirable thing can be avoided. Relay on the water heater I mean is located on the power cable. Precisely in the middle of the cable there are boxes and also indication lamps and also some kind of buttons. …