Office Holiday Checklist

Here’s a handy list of things to check off before you close your office for the Holidays:

  • Christmas Holiday Message Recording

  • Main phone number diversion

  • Out-Of-Office Reply - Set an out-of-office reply on your last day to let your contacts and customers know when you will be operating again in the New Year.

  • Organise Moves and Changes
    Call Evotec on 1300 133 996 if you have any:
    - Staff moves and changes
    - New Data and Communications Cabling requirements
    - New Mobile Contracts for new and existing staff members.
  • Backup - double-check your backup of important files and information to an external source and store it off-site or in cloud, away from your business. If you need help, call Evotec IT on 1300 133 996.

  • Switch Off - turn off all non-essential computers and equipment prior to leaving to avoid any power issues while you are away.

  • Surge Protection and UPS - Make sure all your mission-critical IT gear has surge protection and ideally a UPS. So if power goes down they will get time to shutdown safely. If you need help, call Evotec IT on 1300 133 996.

  • Remember to empty out fridges and rubbish bins.

  • Feed Fax Machines - If you are still using paper-based fax machines, ensure there is enough paper and toner/ribbon in your fax machine to cope with any incoming faxes while you are away.

  • Feed fish - organise a trusted expert to look after the office aquarium.

  • Cancel rubbish removal, cleaning and deliveries etc.

Have a safe holiday! If you are driving anywhere this holiday period, drive safely - we look forward to working with you again in 2019.