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The latest van advice from our team

Advice 8 months ago

Van insurance explained

Insuring any vehicle can be a headache, but van insurance is especially complicated. You’ll need to know the make and model, what the van will be used for and the level of cover you require. Here we explain everything you need to know about van insurance to help you get a good deal...
Van Finance Explained Advice 8 months ago

Van Finance Explained

If you’re starting a new business and need to have trusty transport to make it work, a van is a great option. Whether you’ve been eyeing up a used Ford Transit or a brand new shiny Vauxhall Vivaro, you have the option to spread the cost. Here we explain the different types of finance available for vans.
Advice 8 months ago

Tips for cheaper van insurance

Have you recently discovered the insurance premium for your van has risen? As a van owner with a high insurance premium, you will no doubt be looking for ways in which to reduce the costs of your van insurance, and in this article, we will take a look at some top tips to help you get the cost down.
Advice 8 months ago

Applying for van finance

Getting a new van onto the road could be possible with the backing of finance. But what do you need to consider as you research the finance options available?
Advice 8 months ago

Will my van insurance cover my tools?

If you rely heavily on tools that are stored in the back of your van, you’ll want to make sure that they are going to be covered while you're working, on the road and parked up at the end of a long day. Read about how you can make sure your tools are covered here...
Your van finance options Advice 9 months ago

Your van finance options

When it comes to financing a van, there are quite a few options, and the differences between them can get confusing. Below, we help you get your head around the ins and outs of van finance.
Advice 1 year ago

Van owners granted MOT exemption due to coronavirus

The UK government has granted ‘temporary exemption’ of MOTs of vans to enable vital services to continue, essential workers to get to work, and allow the public to get essential food and medicine during the COVID-19 outbreak.
How to stay safe when selling your van privately Advice 1 year ago

How to stay safe when selling your van privately

If you’re looking to sell a van for the first time, you’ve probably got a lot of questions, which is why we’ve created this guide of things to consider, to make sure you stay safe during the sale.
How to prepare your van for sale Advice 1 year ago

How to prepare your van for sale

A little bit of effort could add value to your van, or at least help prevent buyers finding reasons to haggle chunks off the asking price.
Advice 3 years ago

Used van buyers guide

These are the things you need to bear in mind to ensure you don’t end up with buyer’s remorse because you have chosen a dud, or a vehicle that really doesn’t suit your daily requirements.
Advice 3 years ago

Commercial vehicle terminology explained

Need a van, but baffled by all the jargon? There are several words and terms that you will see crop up regularly while searching the classifieds, and many are confusing and particular to commercial vehicles. We’ve rounded up the most common and most confusing, and put them into plain English.
Advice 3 years ago

Which van body style is right for me?

If you’re picking a vehicle for work then there is much more on offer than just the standard panel van – here’s our guide to the different styles available and which is best for your job
Advice 3 years ago

Everything you need to know about how to tax a van

Just like cars, you have to pay tax on a commercial vehicle for it to be legal, and there is more than one type of tax to bear in mind. This guide explains what VED, VAT and BIK all are, and how much you have to pay.
Advice 3 years ago

What you should consider when buying an electric van

Electric vans have compelling things in their favour, and big reasons why they are not going to be suitable for everyone. These are the main points to consider when assessing whether a plug-in van is right for you.
Tachograph advice Advice 4 years ago

Do I need a tachograph for my van?

A tachograph automatically records speed and distance, together with the driver's activity. But do you need one for your van? Read our advice article to find out.
Advice 5 years ago

How to spot and avoid potential scams

Cybercrime is becoming part and parcel of everyday life, so here we explain the possible problems you may face and how you can protect yourself from the fraudsters