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How to Set Up a ‘Man With a Van’ Business

October 1st, 2022

Starting a man and van business is the perfect opportunity to become your own boss and make a stable profit out of it.

There is always a demand for this service and having a van makes you valuable to a wide range of industries.

Read on to find out how you can start your career as a man with a van.

What types of jobs can a man with a van do?

One of the reasons why a man with a van will always be in demand is because of the large range of jobs that it can cover.

A few examples of the types of jobs a man with a van can perform on a daily basis include:

  • Small home removals
  • Small office relocations
  • Student moves to student accommodation
  • Small business deliveries
  • Painting jobs
  • Dog walking
  • Cleaning company

So, now that you know the range of roles that a man with a van can offer, it’s time to discuss how to get this business up and running.

Getting a van for your business

Getting the right van for your business is crucial for starting your man with a van business.

The type of van you get will depend on the area of work you would most like to go into – for example, if you are planning on doing a lot of removals, you will need a bigger van.

If you’re looking for high-quality new and used vans, we offer a range of reliable vans at Van Sales UK for affordable prices.

Register your man and van business

Once you’ve decided on the area of work you would like to go into and have bought your van, it is then time to register your business as self-employed with HMRC.

There is a range of important tax dates you’ll need to keep on top of and different responsibilities which need to be read and fully understood.

Create a marketing plan

Marketing your business is the key to gaining lots of customers and a regular source of income for your van business.

You can generate leads by advertising across search engines such as Google and social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

You can also advertise on forums like Mumsnet or create an SEO-optimised website so people can find you easily on Google.

Van Sales UK: New van deals

Are you looking for affordable new and used vans? Well, look no further than Van Sales UK!

At Van Sales UK, we offer a wide range of popular vans including the Citreon Dispatch, the Berlingo Van, the Ford Custom and so much more!

Get in touch with us today to find out more.


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