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‘No profit without responsibility’

Unite Live: London cab drivers to join legal action against Uber for loss of earnings by Hajera Blagg, Posted on Monday, August 6th, 2018 London cab drivers are banding together in a potential group legal action against ridesharing app Uber for damages and loss of earnings reportedly totalling more than £500m. Unite’s Cab Section […]

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Tools For The Trade

A personal view of the current state of the London taxi trade from Peter Bond For any trade to continue and prosper it needs two essential, fundamental ingredients: tools of the trade renewed and modernised, and the workforce replaced when the incumbents leave or retire. TfL have overseen a drastic reduction in the numbers of […]

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Councils should revoke Uber licences

‘Refuse and revoke’ – UNITE live Hajera Blagg, Thursday, December 7th, 2017 When Transport for London (TfL) ruled it would not renew Uber’s operating licence in the capital in September, the decision shocked many – not least of which the tech firm itself, which first responded to the news with aggressive threats to take TfL […]

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