4. Premises & Equipment



Stage 4 - Set up Premises and Equipment
(Now buy, install and put everything together)

Steps

1
PREMISES Secure Premises
2
LEASE Negotiate and Sign a Lease
3
HOME OFFICE Set up your home office or workplace
4
INSURANCE Obtain Insurance cover
5
P.O BOX Organise a post office box at the closest Post Office
6
REGISTER Register with IRD for - IRD No, ACC, GST, Fringe Benefit
7
UTILITIES Connect power, phones, computer lines (ADSL etc) and rubbish collection etc.
8
SECURITY Set Up Security: Premises, Computers and Business Records
9
LOGO Design and finalise Logo & Stationery
10
SIGNAGE Arrange outside and inside Signage
11
PRINTING Print Stationery, L/Heads, Cards, Promotion material
12
FURNITURE Buy and set out Office Furniture
13
EQUIPMENT Buy and set up Office Equipment
14
COMPUTERS Buy and Install Computers, printers, scanners
15
SOFTWARE Buy and install Business & Accounting software
16
PLANT Buy and set up Plant & Machinery for Factory (if applicable)
17
VEHICLES Buy any Business vehicles needed by the business
18
LEASING Lease equipment or vehicles if required
19
INTERNET Connect Internet, ISP, Connect for Online
20
EMAIL Set up email
21
WEB SITE Develop a Web Site for your business (outside designer)
22
STAFF Hire Managers & Staff
23
TRAINING Train Managers & Staff in operations and systems
24
HEALTH & SAFETY Put in Workplace Health & Safety systems
25
AGENTS Hire Commission Agents if needed
26
OFFICE SUPPLIES Buy all office supplies needed
27
CLEANING Arrange for final cleaning by contractors