Here at Search Office Space, we know how important your office is to your company, so here are our top 5 tips on how to protect your office space over the Christmas Holidays – particularly your workstation and computer files.
1. Back Up Your Work
Backing up your work is a practice you should be familiar with, and just because you wont be using your computer during the festive period, there are still dangers that can effect your work. Power surges or property damaged caused by bad weather could harm your files, so make sure you back everything up on an external hard drive or USB on your last day at the office.
2. Switch On Internet Security
The Christmas period is an ideal time for computer hackers to attack, as many businesses will be shut down and unprotected. To deter the threat of hackers, ensure that you have a firewall security and anti-virus software in place which will run for the duration of the holidays.
3. Set Up Your Calendar
Preparation is key, so it maybe worthwhile to set up your calendar ready for 2012. This also means that when you return to work in January, you will feel ahead of schedule.
4. Save Energy
If your electricity bills are not included in your monthly fee, ensure that your switch off all unnecessary lights and appliances such as computer monitors and printers. This will protect your company from a large electricity bill, and also reduce the risk of fire.
5. Set Up Email Auto-Response
Lastly, make sure you keep your clients up to date by creating an email auto-response that states when you will return from your Christmas break. Wishing clients and colleagues a ‘merry Christmas and a happy new year’ will also add some festive cheer!
To find out more about office space, talk to Search Office Space now on 0800 740 80 80 to discuss your requirements.