Want to buy your own business premises? We can show you how

At Johnson Reed, we often see a crisis in confidence. But this isn’t just from banks and mainstream lenders. Sometimes, small businesses don’t take the plunge for a new premises, despite the growth it can offer. By purchasing your own premises, you can potentially...

The tricky leap to opening your second gym site

It could be time to take your gym brand to the next level. Size. Technology. Training options. Perhaps even franchising… There are plenty of reasons to invest in extra sites with a solid member base. But there are several things to consider: the concepts you want, and...

Starting a personal trainer business? Fitness finance can help

The UK’s fitness industry is in amazing shape, and you may want to capitalise on that by becoming a PT. But there are a few financial hurdles to cross first. You need the kit, cash and confidence to make the most of your skill set from the start. Unfortunately, many...

Funding your new website? Don’t wait around

Every business needs a website. But every business also needs to be agile about the one they have – investing in a redesign where necessary to help you portray the brand you’ve become over time. A new website ensures you stay competitive, interesting and in step with...

Could Quirky Kit finance be the key to growth?

Inventive concepts can often prove to be the most profitable. Customers and guests are drawn to the stranger, more innovative side of a fit-out or floor plan. We’ve seen it in action. Alternative finance recognises this more than traditional lending solutions. Johnson...

How to maximise trade for your hospitality business this summer

Once spring gives way to hotter temperatures and a bit more sunshine, your hospitality business will likely experience a huge lift. Summer is a boon for brands in this industry. Longer days, warmer nights and holiday time can motivate profits like little else. By...

The dos & don’ts of budgeting in business

There isn’t a hard and fast rule for managing your money well. But there is a rough guide to business finance that you can follow, whatever your industry or growth stage. We’d like to lend some of our own budgeting ideas. Below, you’ll find several dos and don’ts to...

5 reasons why asset finance is as popular as ever

We know that your business needs certain equipment. With our help, you can finance it, freeing investment at a key stage in your business growth. Asset finance can do wonders for your productivity, and more and more people are switching on to the benefits. When funds...

Could an investment in technology lift your gym to new levels?

The UK fitness market is worth around £5 billion. Competition is rife and brands can’t afford to sit still. Members have never been more conscious of how they can train, develop and lose weight through technology at the gym. If you embrace this, your member base will...