Taxi

27 Feb 2018

Taxi - Knowsley Policy Quashed

On 7th February the High Court quashed Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council’s Policy for private hire drivers.  The Council had experienced an increased number of applications for drivers from outside its geographical area and in March...

18 Oct 2017

Uber commence London Appeal

Following Transport for London’s (TfL) decision not to renew Ubers private hire Operator on 22nd September, Uber have now lodged Appeal papers with the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in accordance with the terms of the legislation...

11 Oct 2017

Newport to introduce new CSE policy for Taxi Drivers

On Thursday 12th October, Newport City Council’s Cabinet Member for Licensing & Regulation will meet to consider revisions to their Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Policies.A greater focus on Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) issues ...

04 Oct 2017

Taxi - TfL confirms changes to private hire operator licence fees

Transport for London has confirmed an increase to private hire operators fees.The previous fee, last reviewed in April 2013, had two simple bands for private hire operators.  Less than 11 cars: £1,488, and 11+ cars: £2,826.The...

22 Sep 2017

Uber London Ltd - Licence not renewed

Today (Friday 22nd September 2017) Transport for London (TfL) has informed Uber London Limited that it will not be issued with a private hire operator licence after expiry of its current licence on 30 September. Uber London Limited was...

08 Sep 2017

Taxi and Private Hire working group.

The Government has announced that the creation of a new Taxi and Private Hire Working Group via the Department of Transport.  It is tasked to consider the adequacy and efficiency of legislation and guidance concerning the licensing of taxis a...