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Uber drivers forced to have new criminal record check |The Sunday Times 

The vetting process for thousands of drivers offering the under-fire service in London has been declared invalid Andrew Gilligan, September 3 2017, 12:01am, The Sunday Times Thousands of Uber drivers are to be made to undergo new criminal record checks after regulators rejected the vetting process used by the cab-hailing giant. Transport for London (TfL), which licenses […]

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6,000 ‘National’ Private Hire Licences Issued By Wolverhampton Council

Thousands of drivers licensed by the Black Country council will never work in the area Reports Alex Ross from Wolverhampton’s Express & Star The Express and Star article says… More than 6,000 people were issued with private hire licences by Wolverhampton council this year – up from less than 1,000 in the whole of 2014. But many […]

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Southampton Safety Concerns Over Out Of Town Private Hire

Council Leader Echoes Unite Call for Private Hire Journeys to Start or Finish in The Area they are Licensed for Councillor Simon Letts, Labour leader of Southampton Council has written to John Hayes CBE MP, the government minister in charge of taxis and private hire at the Department of Transport, to complain about the number […]

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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders, according to media reports. Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the firm, however, the New York Times said. His resignation comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment. Last week he said […]

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