Mercedes Benz

More than half of van drivers think there's still a stigma to discussing mental health at work

Despite a number of high-profile, hard-hitting campaigns, more than half (56%) of van drivers and owners still say there is a stigma attached to discussing mental health at work, according to the latest Business Barometer research from Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd. More than 2,000 van drivers and owners were asked to give their candid views […]

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Mercedes-Benz Vans launches free Driver Safety Guide

Mercedes-Benz Vans has launched a free Driver Safety Guide to support the hard-working motorists during what is arguably the most challenging time of year. Available from any site across the Mercedes-Benz Vans Dealer Network, or free to download from www.mbvans.co.uk/industryinsight, the Driver Safety Guide offers guidance and tips on maintenance and driving during the winter period, […]

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The Annual Investment Allowance is changing – what that means for installers

Mercedes-Benz Vans is reminding UK businesses that the Annual Investment Allowance, which allows businesses to claim tax relief on allowable capital expenditure of plant and equipment (including vans), will reduce substantially from 01 January 2016. The Annual Investment Allowance enables a business to claim tax relief on purchased capital equipment during each tax year, and […]

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New Mercedes Vito launching in the UK

The long-awaited new Mercedes Vito is launching in the UK at the Commercial Vehicle Show, NEC, Birmingham from 14 to 16 April 2015. With all examples of the vehicle on display across the 1,200m2 stand (5D10)– panel van, crew van, Tourer PRO and Tourer Select – the New Vito takes centre stage at the event, […]

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Bank borrowing blow for Britain's van drivers

Despite Britain’s van drivers contributing more than £43.8 billion1 to the UK’s economy, nearly 60% are still being turned down for funding by high street banks, according to a new study from Mercedes-Benz Vans. Regardless of the tax and National Insurance payments that van drivers make – each contributing more than £5,600 a year2 in […]

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