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Franchise Leasing & Finance

flickr_14033036939_0d867b56b5_b_dJohnson Reed’s franchise finance division is dedicated to helping both established and emerging franchise businesses.

Our experience in this sector is second to none and has enabled us to help many different sectors including but not exclusively in the fast food, retail and catering sector. Clients we have helped start in business include:

  • Costa Coffees
  • Cash Generators
  • Bargin-Booze
  • Tax Assist Accountants
  • Cartridge World
  • Drain Doctor

We know arranging finance can be a tiresome, yet essential task, so we aim to make the process as fast and easy for you as possible.

Equipment leasing is a vital tool for any businesses, never has this been so apparent for franchises looking for help to expand or get up and running. Cash can be used for other income generating things or simple provide a buffer of reserves. In many cases our clients have one eye on their next project!

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We can help you get equipment leasing for...

Whether you are looking to finance a single item of equipment or an entire refit of your premises, we promise to react quickly and access our panel of independent funders to get you answer as soon as possible. It doesn't matter to us whether you are an established business or a brand new one, we will do our very best to provide you the same great level of service.

What are the main benefits of equipment leasing?

We offer all forms of finance but we believe the greatest benefits in most situations are offered by leasing, here's why:

  • Increase your profitability — You can conserve your working capital and put it to use in other more profitable ways
  • Help your cash flow — Have the equipment you need now without affecting your companies cash reserves
  • Afford the best quality — Get the very latest equipment, don't cut corners, tomorrows technology today
  • Pay as you use — You can pay for the equipment as its used and spread the cost through its working life, i.e. over three to five years
  • Tax allowable — Rentals are fully tax deductible, so why not take advantage of this?
  • Upgrade equipment — Get the benefit of new equipment by simply upgrading the equipment or extending its current usage
  • Plan your budgets — FD's love to know repayments are fixed
  • Simple direct debit — One rental can include all equipment and ancillary costs i.e. consultancy, installation, training and maintenance
  • Keep your credit lines intact — Leasing does not affect any of your existing credit lines

What are the tax benefits of using leasing?

One of the great things about using leasing for your catering equipment is the tax-efficient way in which you can borrow the equipment. Simply offset the cost of leasing against your tax bill, and at the end of the fixed term you own 100% of the equipment! Due to the nature of leasing, your fixed repayments will mean you can spend your precious cash on other areas of your business.

Find out more about tax-efficient leasing

What is the process for getting leasing?

The process for getting equipment leasing is quite straight-forward, and includes the following steps:

  1. Finalise the kit specification with the client
  2. Johnson Reed will secure the credit from their panel of lenders
  3. Johnson Reed will provide invoicing instructions to the reseller
  4. The paperwork is signed by the client
  5. Delivery is arranged by the equipment reseller
  6. Payment of the invoice is made upon authorisation of satisfactory delivery
  7. The contract begins

Find out more about why you should choose leasing

What if I want to sell this type of equipment?

Concentrating on your core activities and outsourcing other responsibilities to the right specialists can improve your offer to your customers and help you sell more, more often.

We have a proven track record of securing vendor finance for equipment re-sellers, vendors & suppliers in many different sectors.

Find out more about selling equipment with Johnson Reed


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