chapter  2
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The premises

The easiest starting point is to look closely at where the business operates; the internal and external structure and shape of the buildings, storage areas, car parks, etc. and the way it is utilized. As we know, premises are not always ideal for what we want to use them for, and quickly become overcrowded or outgrown as the business becomes established and expands. In addition, there may be restrictions on what can or cannot be altered, and the basis of ownership presents its own problems.