Taxi

27 Jun 2018

Uber - Have they caught a taxi out of the woods?

On Tuesday 26th June a two day Appeal hearing concluded in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court permitting Uber, the ride-hailing app, to continue to trade in London for a further 15 month ‘probationary’ period.Although the case ...

27 Jun 2018

Uber - Have they caught a taxi out of the woods?

On Tuesday 26th June a two day Appeal hearing concluded in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court permitting Uber, the ride-hailing app, to continue to trade in London for a further 15 month ‘probationary’ period.Although the case ...

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...