Some examples of how The Organisers have helped our clients:
Last Minute HomeMaker Service
The Client: International family
The Brief: To oversee the removal firm, and to unpack all boxes before the family arrive in the UK.
The Outcome: The Organisers initially created a list of their key questions and worked with the client regarding floor plans to ensure they knew where the key items of furniture should be placed. They arranged to receive pictures of their current home which allowed the team to understand their styling. The Organisers HomeMaker team liaised with the removal firm and estate agents, to understand if any large items needed to fit through any small doorways or awkward staircases avoiding any problems on the day. Once all the freight had arrived the HomeMaker team stepped in and started unpacking. Over two days they worked to unpack every box. Organising the kitchen, arranging the wardrobes and sorting the children’s rooms. The house was now a home.
Home search, manage move and unpack using HomeMaker service
The Client: A Surrey family
The Brief: To find the perfect home and to manage the rental process and the movers.
The Outcome: The family moved into their new home with a minimum of fuss to find their home clean, their possessions unpacked and fully installed, furniture in place, beds made, fridge stocked and flowers awaiting their arrival.
Formal housekeeper installed in Spain
The Client: A businessman relocating to Spain
The Brief: Advertise and contact recruitment agencies for an experienced, professional housekeeper, interview the candidates and present a shortlist of suitable candidates.
The Outcome: The client’s first choice candidate had their references verified, DBS check processed and paperwork completed by The Organisers and started the position immediately.
Home prepared for the new owner’s arrival
The Client: International businessman and family
The Brief: To sort out a 'few problems’ in a newly purchased London apartment. After receiving the keys in the post, The Organisers discovered almost nothing, from the oven to the showers, was working.
The Outcome: A few weeks later, a beautifully functioning property was handed over to the relieved client. The Organisers also arranged for the carpets and curtains to be cleaned, all belongings were unpacked by our HomeMakers, artwork hung and a welcoming meal awaiting the family’s arrival.
The Client: International family
The Brief: Ensure security and maintenance of a second home in the English countryside.
The Outcome: On a regular Home Watch visit The Organisers smelled gas on entering the property. The relevant authority was informed and were at the house within 30 minutes. The Organisers were able to let them into the house and show them where the incoming gas supply was located, whilst maintaining the security of the property. The leak was located and made safe. The Organisers kept the client advised throughout and made arrangements for the recommended repairs.
Chelsea townhouse refurbishments
The Client: London family
The Brief: To source and appoint a suitable firm of interior designers and decorators to design, re-decorate and source furniture, fixtures and fittings for a private refurbishment project. Manage the move out and back in plus all storage, ensuring the home ready to live in.
The Outcome: Prior to the move, our HomeMaker team arranged the household decant, storing all items appropriately and installing them again post refurbishment. The Organisers sourced and vetted the designers and decorators to bring the project in to the clients’ specifications, on time and within budget.
Multilingual house manager dispatched to Lebanon to train household staff
The Client: A large family living overseas
The Brief: Take an audit of the extensive household staff, assign roles and job responsibilities and complete training where necessary.
The Outcome: The staff now fully understand their roles and responsibilities and have received first class training ensuring the large household runs as smoothly as possible.
Manage move and home search for new CFO
The Client: Chief financial officer for a global business - appointed by HR Director
The Brief: To arrange temporary accommodation for a new chief finance officer and his family. To assist with the relocation including move management and unpacking, find independent schools for the children, enroll the family with doctors and dentists and initiate a property search for a permanent home.
The Outcome: HomeMakers took delivery of their shipment and arranged all the unpacking and installation of furniture. Property and school places found. The family was advised on simple day-to-day activities such as after school activities for the children and language tuition for the client’s wife. A stressful relocation was made much easier for the family and they continue to retain The Organisers as their private office.
Rejuvenate large family home by decluttering
The Client: A busy London family
The Brief: To declutter their substantial home from ten years of busy family life. To create a calming and serene living space which the family would be proud to entertain in once more.
The Outcome: With the clients’ supervision the home was decluttered and re-arranged to make the most of the beautiful space and décor. Wardrobes, cupboards and shelves were cleared and organised to the clients’ individual specifications. Charity shop collections and recycling was arranged to rid the home of clutter. The home was given a thorough clean before being presented to the delighted family.
Relocation of CEO from The States to the UK
The Client: Global media company
The Brief: Manage the relocation from start to finish with as little disruption to the CEO as possible. She and her family need to walk into a fully unpacked and functioning property. Schools placement for her children.
The Outcome: The Organisers ensured the property was completely furnished and stocked with household items and all IT equipment was installed before the family arrived. All their clothes were unpacked, their belongings were arranged and the fridge was filled. Both the client and the CEO were delighted and the children are happy in their new schools.
Arrange Complete Decant of a Grade I Listed home
The Client: Country Family
The Brief: Create contents inventory. Agree items to be stored, disposed and moved to short term residence. Arrange all, and unpack and dress new home. Liaise with all contractors and stakeholders. Reverse decant upon main house works completion.
The Outcome: Visits were made by The Organisers and a complete inventory of the household contents made. Temperature controlled storage was arranged for much of the furniture, and appropriate contents and personal items were moved to a smaller home on the Estate. Everything was unpacked and short term home dressed by the HomeMaker team. The decant process was reversed one year later post works completion. Our HomeMakers then dressed the main home in association with the Interior Design team.
Move Management for London building refurbishment
The Client: Financial Organisation
The Brief: Prepare building, decant and dressing ready for design and refurbishment of wharf building office. Reinstate furnishing post works.
The Outcome: The Organisers and their HomeMaker teams worked together to pack up and move out all relevant items, and to work with suitable removal partners. They created a short term working location for the tenants, and reinstated all once works were complete. Stress free process for our client, who has since used our services in their European offices .
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