Plumbers and electricians the most in-demand tradespeople in 2020

Plumbers and electricians we’re the busiest tradespeople during 2020, according to a new survey. In collaboration with Rated People, Vanarama quizzed 1,000 Brits to find out which trades were most in demand in 2020. Who were the busiest, why they were needed, and if the lockdown affected consumer attitudes. 64% respondents needed help from a […]

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Fuel tax freeze set to save van drivers almost £1,000

Chancellor George Osborne’s recent budget announcement to scrap a planned increase in fuel tax will save the typical tradesman almost £1000 this year alone, according to findings by UK van leasing company Vanarama. The average Ford Transit driver does 12,000 miles per year at 34mpg. The original proposed fuel increase would have put the cost […]

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Tradesmen do complete their tax returns on time, says new survey

A survey by van leasing company, in conjunction with small business accountants, has dispelled the myth that white van men are disorganised when it comes to completing their tax return and the running of their business. The survey of 1,000 tradesmen in the UK found over half of tradesmen (66%) complete their tax […]

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How to prepare your van for winter driving

Steve Mark, Brand Director at Vanarama gives installers tips on how to prepare your van for winter driving. After a relatively warm November and December, you’re probably not worrying too much about whether your van is suitable for winter driving. But the weather can turn quickly in the UK, and colder, more adverse winter weather […]

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Almost 1 in 10 tradespeople expect to do emergency call outs this Christmas

Uncooked turkey and out-of-hours fees may make Christmas day the worst day of the year to have a domestic emergency, but spare a thought for the 1 in 10 tradesmen called out to attend. New research conducted by commercial van leasing specialists Vanarama reveals that 8.4% of tradesmen have attended an emergency call out on […]

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