- GORDON PEELER AND CLAMP Item Code: MS11164FREE ShippingThis handy device clamps to a table or worktop and enables fruit and vegetables to be peeled using only one hand. Clamped to the work surface by a sliding mechanism, the hardened, swivelling blade is slotted into the top. It is operated by holding the vegetable and pushing it over the blade, away from the user. The peelings then drop onto a plate placed behind the peeler. Suitable for work surfaces 12 to 55mm (1/2 to 21/4") thick.Measures 260 x 190 x 170mm. Weight 510g.
- Rex Metal Peeler Item Code: MS11163Want it fast? Pick it up at our Store or choose Express Delivery in checkout.Rex Metal PeelerAn efficient and easy to use peeler with a metal frame and a hardened swivelling blade fitted across the jaws at the end.It is lightweight and the shape allows it to nestle comfortably in the hand.The horizontal blade allows peeling without cocking the wrist.A scoop at one end of the blade can be used for removal of potato eyes etc.Weight 45g.Express Delivery Available
- OXO Good Grips - Julienne Peeler Item Code: MS14184Create culinary sensations with the OXO Good Grips Julienne Peeler. With OXO's Julienne Peeler you can quickly and safely make garnishes, salad toppings, Asian dishes, citrus zest and more. Apply the sharp, stainless steel blade to firm fruits and vegetables such as zucchini, carrots, potatoes, apples or citrus fruit. When you begin to peel the fruit or vegetable, perfect julienne strips are cut. The soft, non-slip handle is contoured to accommodate both a regular and a choked-up grip for more control. The clear safety cover flips out of the way while you peel, but locks back into place as a protective cover during storage.Features and BenefitsSharp, stainless steel blade easily creates julienne stripsClear, flip-top safety coverContoured handle accommodates all gripsDishwasher SafeDimensions: 6'' x 3'' x 1''Weight: 3 oz.
- Prawn Peeler Item Code: MS17119Prawn PeelerPeeling fresh prawns is usually quite a chore, and if they're not properly cleaned they can leave you with a tummy ache, but not anymore! This clever machine is the first we've ever seen and its amazingly efficent and quick. With just one turn of the handle it shells, slices and de-veins each prawn. Its even dishwasher safe.24 x 11.5 x 21cm
VAT relief for disabled people in a nut shell allows chronically sick or disabled people to buy eligible items at 0% VAT thus saving them money. Full information about VAT relief can be found on the HMRC website by clicking here.
I'm buying for someone else can I still claim VAT relief?
Yes you can, during the checkout process simply choose "I am ordering on behalf of someone else who is chronically sick or has a disabling condition" & fill it out with the details of the applicant. Its very simple to complete please don't worry!
Who is eligible for VAT relief?
To be eligible for VAT relief the government says you have to fit the following criteria,
Charities – simply provide your charity number.
A person is ‘chronically sick or disabled’ if he/she is a person:
- with a physical or mental impairment which has a long-term and substantial adverse effect upon his/her ability to carry out everyday activities;
- with a condition which the medical profession treats as a chronic sickness, such as diabetes; or
- Who is terminally ill.
Important Note: It does NOT include a frail elderly person who is otherwise able-bodied or any person who is only temporarily disabled or incapacitated, such as with a broken limb.
What proof do we need to provide?
In order to waive VAT on your purchase, the government requires a simple self declaration to be made as to the nature of your disability at the time of ordering. No proof of your disability need be shown to any party at any time.
Its very easy to claim VAT relief, all we need to know is the name, address & disability of the person the item is for & what there chronic sickness or disability is. We don’t need a doctor’s letter or any reference numbers.
Which Items are eligible?
VAT Exemption only applies to certain items; these are items which have been designed to be used by someone who is chronically sick or disabled. Examples of such products are Mobility Scooters, Wheelchairs, Bath Lifts & many more daily living aids.
Things to Remember
We do NOT decide if an item is or isn’t exempt & we don’t make any more or less money if we charge you VAT or we don’t charge you VAT.
If you do not complete the VAT exemption form, or you are not eligible for VAT relief, we are obliged to charge you VAT on the whole of your order.
If you fail to return any VAT exemption forms to us we WILL charge your card for the outstanding VAT.
Not all of our products are eligible for VAT relief, so we are obliged to charge VAT for those products even after you complete this form.
Visit HM Revenue & Customs VAT for disabled people section