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Did you know that you can lease a van on a personal basis? Read more....

Did you know that you can lease a van on a personal basis? Read more.... Many people don't realise that you can lease a van from Vans4Lease.co.uk on a personal basis, you don't have to lease it through ... Read More

Fleet Management Software for small to medium sized fleets

Fleet Management Software for small to medium sized fleets Are you a business owner who leases more than one vehicle?  Do you find it time consuming to keep track of your vehicles? ... Read More

Should I sign write my van?

Should I sign write my van? If you’ve decided to lease a van for your business needs you may be considering adding your branding. We’ve shared our advice below but... Read More

Van news – what's new for 2019?

Van news – what As always at this time of year the van world is buzzing with news of what’s to come to market in the New Year.  We could list ... Read More

The Ford Transit - why it's as popular as ever!

The Ford Transit - why it The Ford Transit van has been one of the most widely sold vans in the UK for years, and it’s no surprise when you consider the range of model... Read More

FleetManagerPlus - the modern way to manage your van fleet

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Stay safe on the roads this autumn.

Stay safe on the roads this autumn. Did you know that the number of accidents on Britain’s roads leaps by an average of 15% in the autumn and winter months? This is accordi... Read More

Van driving tips - from licence to load, speed and insurance! Read our tips.

Van driving tips - from licence to load, speed and insurance! Read our tips. Thinking of leasing a van? Do you know your obligations when it comes to your licence, speed limits and weight restrictions? Read our gu... Read More

In the News

In the News  The Ford Transit plug-in hybrid will be debuting at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover. Taking place between the 20th and 27th Septem... Read More

In the news: Don’t leave your engine running when parked – you could get fined! 

In the news: Don’t leave your engine running when parked – you could get fined!  News has broken recently that an increasing number of councils across the UK are threatening to fine drivers who leave their engines running w... Read More

4 reasons why leasing your work van will save time, money and stress

07/06/2021

4 reasons why leasing your work van will save time, money and stress

Do you use a van for work? Have you always assumed buying your trade business van is the only option? Surely you wouldn’t be able to make a mess of a leased van, or have it fully sign-written with your logo?

Wrong. Leasing a van is surprisingly flexible and makes a lot more sense financially, as well as saving you time and stress with maintenance and other incidental costs. Here are 4 reasons why leasing your work van is the way forward.

  1. Tax break. Yes, we’re starting off by bringing out the big guns. If you lease your trade van. You can claim up to 100% VAT back on the monthly payments (assuming you are VAT registered) providing you only use the vehicle for business purposes. And, as you could if you were buying your van, you can still claim the rental costs as an expense through your tax return – they are classed as a tax-deductible expense.
  2. Cash flow. Another money-focused reason, these ones are always the most important as this is key to keeping your business solvent. There are a few ways leasing a work van will help with cashflow. Firstly, you won’t need such a big down-payment at the start of the lease as you would for a purchase deposit. Secondly, you know where you are with your monthly payments for the duration you have the van and there’s no balloon payment at the end, you simply hand it back and take on a new one. Thirdly (three reasons for the price of one, here) you don’t have to worry about maintenance as this can be calculated as part of your ongoing payments meaning there’s no need to find lump sums of cash for servicing.
  3. Act like it’s yours. Contrary to popular belief, you CAN sign-write a leased van. Many of our clients ‘wrap’ their vehicles so they are fully branded just as they would be if they had purchased a vehicle. You can also use it as we’d expect you to – carrying tools and materials which might make a mess. We don’t expect a trade business to return a pristine van to us so, provided it’s been looked after we can accept that it might not be as shiny inside as it started out. In reality, the time and money you’d need to take if you owned your van and had to make it work for you for longer is saved with a leased van as you get to hand it back and start afresh.
  4. Simplicity. We’re big fans of keeping things simple. All you need to do is tell us what size you need your van to be: small, medium or large and we can suggest the perfect match for your business. We offer the likes of the Citroen Berlingo, Peugeot Partner or Ford Transit Connect for the smaller vans, our medium range includes the Ford Transit Custom, Vauxhall Vivaro or Renault Trafic and our larger vans are the Ford Transit, Peugot Boxer or Mercedes Benz Sprinter. 

So, whether you’re carrying parcels or potatoes; helping people build a house or move home; or even need to keep up with your new post-pandemic delivery service, we’ve got the lease van for you.

Vans delivered to Jack Brunsdon and Son

04/05/2021

Vans delivered to Jack Brunsdon and Son

One of our clients is Jack Brundson and Son -  windows and doors for homes of character. Vans4Lease has recently delivered three Peugeot Boxers, part wrapped in the company branding and with frail attachments for transportation of all the glazing options offered by the business.

It’s always a pleasure working with the Jack Brundson team and we are thrilled to have delivered these latest vehicles to compliment their fleet.