Vanmate blog

  • How will Coronavirus Affect The Trades, Van owners & Small Business Owners

    Coronavirus & Tradesman/Small business owners    As cases of coronavirus continue to grow in the UK, significant effects are being felt across ...
  • Mental Health In The Trades

    Please Share At The Bottom of the Page So We Can Create Awareness  Few professions can compare with the trades when it comes to the taboo surroundi...
  • 22 Vans Stolen Every Day - How Can You Keep Your Van Safe

    How you can prevent your van from being stolen. Van theft has risen by nearly 50% over a five-year period. On average 22 vans have been stolen acro...
  • Why you need a Van alarm in 2020 and beyond

    Your van, and what’s inside of it, is your lifeblood. Tools that you rely on for your entire business are housed inside, with costs often stretchin...
  • How can you avoid being a victim of van tool theft

    I hope you're sitting down, as this is disgraceful. Disturbing figures show that vans are broken into every 23 minutes in the UK.  That went up 30%...
  • Never compete on price to win work

    A few years ago I went on a sales training course learning how to sell our services to customers. That course took my company to the next level. I'...
  • Tool theft - The truth about Britains epidemic

    The alarm beside your bed goes off, it's still dark, you get dressed you drink a coffee, you walk outside.  Something feels off, you see paperwork ...
  • Ever walked off a job mid-way due to a nightmare customer?

    I'm sure the title of this post is something we can all relate to I remember a few times I was close, real close to losing it. The question is;...