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Time to get Technical on Electric Cars

Well, by the time that you read this the Xmas rush will be over with and the new year will be in. I hope for you guys that do the door to door company specials, this year has been kinder to you than recent years. Let’s hope that the historically slow month of January is […]

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Time to get Technical on Electric Cars

Well, by the time that you read this the Xmas rush will be over with and the new year will be in. I hope for you guys that do the door to door company specials, this year has been kinder to you than recent years. Let’s hope that the historically slow month of January is […]

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The Changing Face of Private Hire

As I prepare this article, my office is also preparing for the annual PHTM exhibition, and I am reminded about the changes that I have seen as an exhibitor, over the last twenty years. From being surrounded in the early days by chammy leathers and circuit radio sellers to being flanked by tech companies. In […]

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Ghosts in the machine

We are going to spend some time now with a phenomenon that seems to be back in big numbers. It is one of the other main problems running across my desk this month. Did you know there are still huge amounts of professional drivers still not registered with the HMRC? I thought we had put […]

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Brexit tax, commercial vehicles and off payroll working

Settled Status’ for EU citizens The government recently announced a new ‘settled status’ for EU citizens post-Brexit. According to the Home Office, settled status will be available for all EU nationals who have lived in the UK for five years prior to 31stDecember 2020. The Home Office has placed the emphasis of applying for settled […]

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EV Taxi tax exemptions and Government plug-in grant worth up to £7,500

London’s black cabs will get a new boost to go green with a tax exemption for electric taxis. This came in April 2018. The exemption, worth £1,550, applied to new cabs purchased from April onwards, and follows the Budget announcement that zero-emission taxis worth over £40,000 will no longer have to pay a Vehicle Excise […]

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I’m Ubercus

Not a London Cabbie Writes: I’m Ubercus. Uber is a taxi service according to European law. A landmark case settled recently that is setting the bar for those companies waiting in the wings to take their disruptive technology crown.This could be the first of the big gig economy legislations that will impact on us all. […]

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