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Van key handback needs to be carefully handled by employers

The Association of Fleet Professionals said there remained both pertinent questions for HMRC around the issue and a range of potential practical problems to resolve.
Caroline Sandell, AFP

Locked down? Should you still be paying company van tax?

It may be a relatively small issue right now but the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) said the Government and HMRC should examine the impact.
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Business Van Awards 2020 winners Announced

BUSINESS VANS went ahead with its annual awards last night albeit as a virtual event.Coronavirus may have meant the cancellation of our glittering evening...
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Awards 2020 Winner: Best Van Rental – Northgate vehicle hire

Northgate Vehicle Hire has more than 35 years of experience in providing an all-encompassing van rental solution that offers customers both value for money...


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ISUZU D-MAX XTR – Capability at a good price

The latest version of the Isuzu D-Max, the XTR, is the most sophisticated and capable version of this pick-up having been revealed a year ago at the Commercial Vehicle Show.
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Peugeot Boxer – Boxing clever with a good load carrier

Engine is plenty powerful enough and comfortable both around town and on the motorway. It provides a nice drive and is reasonably quiet while decent low end torque meant it never felt stressed, even when loaded up.


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Van Conversions – make sure your workshop on wheels is fit...

Many manufacturers have conversion programmes on offer through their van centres which guarantees the quality of products available.
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How van mods can improve business

There are various modifications to vans that can help to improve your business in a number of ways and a wide range of industries can benefit.



Find out how to fund your van

NEED a new van? Question is do you buy new outright or are there other options that would better suit the needs of your...
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Renting a van? Avoid the pitfalls

Look for a company with dedicated van experts with local and technical knowledge as well as an understanding of the dynamics of their customers and the local market.


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Can I park my van at home?

Vans parked outside houses for the night are a common sight - but there are a few things you should be aware if you want to park your van at home
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Call for clarity over courier insurance

GMB and Plan have both asked TfL if they are happy to consent to PHVs and taxis being used as courier vehicles as part of their licensing conditions. This follows the launch of new app-based services for arranging a courier service using London Taxi’s.


Van thief

London is hot spot for tool theft from vans

Tool theft from vans is on the rise - and London is the hot spot but vans in Northumbria and West Yorkshire are also significantly vulnerable
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Managing fuel spend on your vans

Fuel costs are looking increasingly volatile. The RAC calls it a 'roller coaster'. So how can you manage the fuel spend on your vans more effectively?


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Crew van tax: is it treated as a car or a...

Crew vans are highly popular, combining both elements of carrying crew and carrying loads. But beware the benefit in kind tax implications of crew vans. They might look like a van, but sometimes HMRC treats them as cars - with significant tax implications
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Letter to Jesse Norman MP regarding van VED

THIS is a letter written by Business Vans reader Tony Hull to his local MP Jesse Norman (pictured left), who is also Minister of...


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Business Van 2020 awards – Book your place now

THIS year has seen the largest number of entries for our Business Van Awards with 12 categories being contested.You can see the full list...
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Best Large Trades Van – Volkswagen Transporter T28 low roof 2.0...

Despite just 102hp from the 2.0-litre TDI motor, the Transporter’s 250Nm of torque makes light work of shifting away from the traffic lights up...
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