Pumped up finance with Kiss Fitness Centre

Chris and his brother Steven had dreams of their own standard-bearing fitness centre for many years. Fulfilling them, though, took commitment and courage – something that Johnson Reed also gave to their funding model. The brothers always had a keen interest in...

A fast route to fryer finance for Sam’s Fish Bar

Even with two profitable outlets, lenders were steering clear of financing fish and chip shop Sam’s Fish Bar. But having grown wise to alternative solutions, co-owner Navjit Chatha knew where to go instead, helping his family enterprise move on to their next stage of...

A fast route to fryer finance for Sam’s Fish Bar

Even with two profitable outlets, lenders were steering clear of financing fish and chip shop Sam’s Fish Bar. But having grown wise to alternative solutions, co-owner Navjit Chatha knew where to go instead, helping his family enterprise move on to their next stage of...

FTC Gym gave their finances a workout

Startup fitness centres face considerable competition in their market. Johnson Reed, however, managed to give John Grindrod a strong start, securing finance for his multi-layered health concept… John has worked in the fitness industry for most of his life. Starting as...

Startup finance for Total Tanning and Beauty

Three friends sought to transform a Chelmsford store into one of the best salons in the region. Equipment, however, is expensive in this line of work. Johnson Reed became a crucial partner for alternative finance. Just ask Paul, Sean and Sheema… Not all business is...

B! Health & Fitness lifts its financial weight

When Craig Bernhardt retired at the age of 47, he decided to pursue his long-held dream of opening his very own gym. Craig had a clear idea of what he wanted to create – a different type of exercise centre with bespoke equipment and kit. The problem was, he couldn’t...

5 heavy expenses every fitness centre must combat

The UK health and fitness industry is more in demand than ever. Its value is set to hit £22.8bn by 2020, and gyms and wellness centres make up a considerable portion of those projections. Even so, developing businesses have their own weight to bear. There are several...

A superstar opening for The Real Jerk UK

After the success of his brother’s chicken restaurant in Toronto, The Real Jerk, Rodney Campbell wanted to set up another venue in London. The prospect of catering equipment leasing, however, was closed off – until Johnson Reed showed the way through… The Real Jerk...

A colourful beginning for Kids About Tarn

Crafting a soft play centre that caters for everyone is no mean feat. Charlotte Gray from Kids About Tarn faced a substantial price tag to realise her vision… But with our help, she has opened to great acclaim, and looks set to keep that momentum rolling. Charlotte’s...