It is no news that the credit crunch affected us all and everybody is facing new challenges to recover from one of the worst economic downturns in history, especially for those trying to start a new business.
Lets take the example of someone trying to open a new shop, no matter what type of shop it is, this will need shelves, counters, slatwalls and other types of shop fittings depending on the business.
Shop fittings are probably one of the most costly things when setting up a new shop, especially on a tight budget. Remember that the first impression is the one that counts, so the design and quality of the shop fittings will be extremely important.
Buying all the shelves, displays, counters, etc, could drain a good part your budget. So why not lease your shop fittings?
For years there have been companies offering leasing solutions for shop fittings and shop refits for opticians, chemists, mini markets, supermarkets and even department stores. In fact almost every type of retail outlet has benefited from this type of leasing.
How to Lease Shopfittings?
As mentioned above these companies specialised in it. What these companies do is use comparison websites to find the best quotes for what you need. In some cases you provide them with a quote for your shopfitting needs and they will try to obtain a lower quote, saving you precious time to focus on other areas of your new shop.
Often costs of shop fits tend to balloon when unforeseen problems or snags occur, and the original budget is suddenly out of the window. That is where the expertise and experience of a leasing company can help. The company should assist you not to overspend and tailor a budget to meet your necessities and keep your shop fit on track.
Leasing shopliftings conserves valuable working capital by not having to pay cash up front; the cost is spread to cover the working life of the equipment so you get the benefit of immediate usage of the equipment without the capital outlay.
The total cost of the leasing rentals is fully tax allowable. Furthermore, rentals do not rise with inflation or interest rates. It also keeps your valuable banking credit lines free for more profitable use elsewhere in your business.