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  • What is the best way to go as in tax relief if I am a sole trader?

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Ken. Without knowing more about your situation it’s hard to say which is the best option, but the good news is that you have plenty of choice! I’d suggest as a first port of call that you discuss this with your accountant, who can tell you...

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    Question asked 06/11/2013
  • Hi, I'm interested in leasing a van, what is the minimum length of contract you do?

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Adam, thanks for getting in touch. The minimum contract length for a Van Lease with Vanarama is usually two years, up to a maximum of five years. Our team will always take the time to find out about your requirements in detail so we can match...

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    Question asked 09/11/2013
  • Hi Andy. I am looking to get a van but have a bad credit score. Will your company be able to supply a van to me? Many thanks, Martin

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    At Vanarama we use a number of different finance companies (funders) and they all have different credit underwriting criteria, so the good news is that we have a range of options for you. It will depend on how bad your credit history is, but...

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    Question asked 30/11/2013
  • Hi Andy. I'm interested in a finance lease on a citroen dispatch. Do Vanarama offer unlimited mileage, same as citroen do?

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Anthony, that’s an interesting question. It’s true of finance leasing in general that there aren’t technically any restrictions on your mileage. This is in comparison to Contract Hire, which would involve a strict mileage limit built into...

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    Question asked 01/12/2013
  • Hi. Within your quotation costs, what does monthly maintenance cost (optional) mean please?

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Rachel, thanks for your question. If you take a van using Contract Hire, you can choose to add a maintenance package to your monthly payments. This is optional, but it gives you an even more comprehensive and fixed cost solution. Maintenance...

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    Question asked 02/12/2013
  • Hi. I am a self employed carpenter sole trader. Looking at a new panel van i.e. transporter or the new transit. What is the best method of buying? Cheers Andy

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Andy, thanks for getting in touch. One important consideration is whether owning the vehicle is something that is important to you. If not, Contract Hire is a popular choice because you benefit from a fixed cost and you just hand the vehicle...

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    Question asked 08/12/2013
  • Hi Andy. If I lease a van and my circumstances change 6 months down the line what would happen if I didn't need them any more?

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Carl, thanks for your question. If your circumstances change after you've started leasing a van, the outcome depends on the type of contract you've taken out. If you go with Contract Hire for your van, you would be charged for early termination...

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    Question asked 01/12/2013
  • Can I have the van sign written? Can I ply line and shelve the van? Regards Tom (TomPlumb) Hereford

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Tom, No problem with sign writing a van on a van leasing deal. It would have to be vinyl graphics that could be taken off after the end of the lease and if you were using contract hire. You would have to take the graphics off prior to returning...

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    Question asked 02/10/2013
  • Hi I want to lease a van for a homeless charity i work for to move I people's possessions/furniture. I would need the lease to cover maintenance/repair in case of mechanical problems. Any advice on where to start with finding the right deal?

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Leila We recently supplied a Van to our local Homeless charity DENs, so hopefully we have a good handle on what you will need and any compliance issues you may have . Dominc Tutton, is one of our senior account managers and set up the contract...

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    Question asked 03/09/2013
  • Hi can u give me some advice self employed carpenter sole trader non vat looking for pick up truck which is best lease or contract hire .looking for low deposit low payments and wish to change ever couple of years before it gets to many dents

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Duncan If you're looking to lease a new van OR pickuptruck every few years, want to keep the deposit as low as possible, as well as the payments but are unsure what the condition will be at the end of the lease, then it could be that your...

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    Question asked 10/09/2013
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