Weighing up supplier leasing for InBody

Often, fitness SMEs and personal trainers can’t compete with the big gyms that are kitted out with new, transformative machinery. Getting such equipment can be a leap of faith if you aren’t sure they can bring in the profits to cover the cost. InBody, however, wanted...

Frying high on success at Richardson’s Fish Bar

In the fish and chip market, fryers are a key measure of quality. So when Christopher Richardson drew up plans to update his third-generation takeaway site, we knew just what to do…  For over 40 years, Richardson’s Fish Bar has been a firm fixture in Fleetwood....

Fast finance for Modular Leisure Buildings

Big orders were rolling in for Ian Alderson’s innovative outdoor building brand. To boost production, he came to Johnson Reed… We’ve known Ian Alderson for several years, back when he was starting to build garden rooms and make a living from it. Just five years later,...

A healthy finance plan for It’s The Juice Life

Sarah Vanstone had dreams of opening a unique health food business in Colindale. However, she needed extra funding, and we were happy to help… At home with her newborn, Sarah Vanstone came up with the idea of a visionary, clean-lifestyle smoothie café in a great...

Rumba raise a glass to good lending

When Martin’s business began to outgrow its old premises in Congleton, we were able to deliver freedom for future investment. But Rumba, a high-end café and bar brand, had so much more to offer as we uncovered its full potential… Rum specialists are hard to come by....

New growth for SS Skincare

Few technologies are more in demand than laser hair treatment. SS Skincare’s clinics were doing well, yet needed a larger arsenal to keep up with the increase in demand in the North West. Enter Johnson Reed, as a smarter form of finance… SS Skincare, a skin treatment...

A shot of success for di Bosco Horbury

From humble beginnings to one of West Yorkshire’s best coffee and champagne spots, di Bosco is more than 150 years in the making. Peter Hunter had big ideas for his Horbury bar. We were glad to help him on a journey to a refined artisanal business… The di Bosco brand...

Is poor gym equipment limiting your business potential?

There’s more than one sort of weight to bear as a gym owner. Maintenance or fit-out costs, scheduling, training new staff members… There’s a lot to think about. We can comfortably place gym equipment in there too – it’s among the main reasons why clients get a...