Moving Tips

Who to tell when moving home

Congratulations on your house move. Here at Warrens Removals we have put together a handy checklist to ensure organisations and companies are aware of your new address.

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Local Authorities

Council tax

Update your council tax address here

Department of Work and Pensions

If you are receiving money from the government then you will need to change your address. The numbers can be found here https://www.gov.uk/report-benefits-change-circumstances

Electoral roll

You will need to notify and re register on the electoral roll with your updated details. https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

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Career

Employer

This is important for updating personal details but more importantly for payroll purposes.

HMRC

Update Income tax, National insurance, State Pension, tax and child credits here.

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Utilities

Remember to take a reading of the different meters on the day of your move. Our team would be more than happy to assist. You can compare and switch utilities here – https://switch.which.co.uk

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Healthcare

Depending on your new address you may need to change your healthcare providers.

  • Dentist
  • Opticians
  • Doctors
  • Vet
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Household

Moving home is a great opportunity to find the best deal suited to your new area. Use a comparison site such as https://www.uswitch.com for your Phone and Broadband.

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Vehicles

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Education

Updating schools and universities is important for emergency contact information as well as for any tuition fees.

  • Schools
  • Universities
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Insurance

Insurance companies need to know when you move address to ensure your policy is covered. They may also take your address into account when providing a policy.

  • Health and life insurance
  • Home and contents insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Pet insurance
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Services

The last thing you want is your window cleaner cleaning the wrong windows!

  • Cleaner
  • Gardener
  • Window cleaner
  • Accountant
  • Solicitor
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Money

Providing your new address is important, your address is an important factor in confirming your identity.

  • Banks
  • Pensions
  • Investments/premium bonds
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Memberships

If you are moving longer distances out of the area you may choose to cancel certain memberships

  • Newspaper or magazine subscriptions
  • Gym membership
  • Clubs and/or societies memberships.
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