£250 rent a month for a coffee machine

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£250 rent a month for a coffee machine

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I came across this pub the other day where the previous manager had signed the place up to a five year contract for a coffee machine at £250 a month!!

The manager said they took around £40 a month in sales because the machine wasn't used much (don't do food) but the company would only let them out of the contract if they paid a £1000 penalty fee, which they are seriously considering. The machine is the bean-to-cup type that sits on a cabinet with a bin in it and vends for £1. I just wondered what the going rate is for this type of machine as what they agreed to seems extortionate
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Re: £250 rent a month for a coffee machine

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Whatever you can get lol

The high pressure push coffee machines can be 1000s to buy tbh

Normal.price for a vending machine is about 100 per month for a standard machine
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Re: £250 rent a month for a coffee machine

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I found out the previous manager also signed them up for a printer that's going to cost them £14000 over 5 years!? No idea why they couldn't just go to Curry's and buy one for 50 quid. It seems the previous manager was a salesman's dream and just couldn't say no, either that or he was taking backhanders for signing them up. Surely a good solicitor could get them out of a contract like that though?
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Re: £250 rent a month for a coffee machine

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B2b contracts are different to b2c less getouts . Prob easier to **** Ltd down and restart all.ties gone then
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