Asset finance in 2019: What’s the big announcement?

Something’s different. As Brexit builds to a close, there’s more confidence in the air. It’s all down to alternative asset finance – and what the Finance Leasing Association (FLA) have to say about it. A fresh FLA report has come at the perfect time. We’d like to...

Adding to the menu: 5 ways to refresh your restaurant

Once in a while, you need to serve up something new for your guests. As much as they appreciate consistency, the same meals and concepts aren’t going to cut it forever. Rejuvenating your restaurant could see profits and local interest skyrocket. But a lot of that...

Shorter sales cycles? This is how finance can help

Almost every business wants to make money more quickly. However, they often don’t know how to do so, or what can support it. Johnson Reed have seen plenty of cases in which fast finance can streamline the sales journey. Loans and leases aren’t just for equipment –...

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...