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Office furniture hire and leasing

If you're furnishing an office but you don't want to make a big up-front purchase, office furniture hire and leasing might be a good fit for your business. With a variety of office furniture available to lease or hire, and a wide range of providers in the market, there's an option out there that could be perfect for your situation.

Why lease office furniture instead of buying?

In a word, flexibility. With any type of equipment leasing, the period of your contract is fairly short, and you'll usually have the option to upgrade regularly too. This means you can add or remove furniture and other equipment as your business needs change — and you're not tied to depreciating items that you've spent thousands of pounds on.

Maintenance is sometimes included in office furniture hire too, so you don't need to worry if something goes wrong with the furniture.

Office furniture you can finance includes:

  • Desks and tables
  • Office chairs
  • Freestanding screens
  • Conference furniture
  • Reception furniture
  • Storage (inc. pedestals, bookcases, filing cabinets and cupboards)

One other benefit of leasing office furniture is a simple monthly cost. You don't need to manage your cashflow around a large purchase — instead, with leasing you have a simple all-in-one monthly payment.

Also, it's worth discussing leasing with your accountant, because many firms find this puts them in a better tax position that purchasing (because the assets become an operating cost on your balance sheet).

All these factors make office furniture hire and leasing a stress-free way to fit out a new office for your company.